Photos with Dinka Dzubur
Classically trained Actress, Dinka Dzubur was born in Croatia but moved to Australia from a young age. She studied ballet and started rhythmic gymnastics at a competitive level at the age of 7 in her birth country prior to the outbreak of the Balkan war. In Australia, she pursued photo and print journalism at the University of Queensland whilst also working as a top fashion model. At the suggestion of Irish Director John O'Hare, Dinka auditioned for QUT Acting Studio and successfully completed the prestigious, three-year conservatory based Actor's program in Australia. Read more... knowledge of Russian, French and Slovak. Dinka started her TV career in Croatia with the TV-Series "Lara's Choice" and made her US TV debut on the Golden Globe winning Series "True Blood" in Season 5. Dinka just wrapped Australian Action film "Turkey Shoot" opposite Australian Viva Bianca (Spartacus) and Dominic Purcell (Prison Break) where she plays Russian Murdress Olga Reshenko. Dinka was also cast as the lead in the short film "Little Hands" opposite Miraj Grbic (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol) directed by AFI Nominee, Claire McCarthy, film that premiered in Official Competition at Flickerfest International Film Festival 2012 and Pula Film Festival 2011, both Academy® accredited and BAFTA recognised international film festivals. "Little Hands" was nominated for the "IF Film"Award 2012 in Australia and gathered an Innovation of Honour Award from the Bosnian Embassy in 2013. Ms McCarthy, who directed and collaborated with Dinka on the screenplay for "Little Hands" based on various Actor workshops which they held at the Pavarotti Theatre in Mostar city, Bosnia & Herzegovina, described Dinka as "extremely charismatic, versatile, highly literate, complex and technically and creatively gifted". Dinka is also Executive Producer of "Little Hands" and is the title CEO of Chandelier Films, Production Company founded by Dinka based out of Australia. Dinka has also appeared in many stage productions including performances at the Sydney Theatre Company, Powerhouse and The Loft in Australia appearing in productions of "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "Stage Direction by New York Studio", "Baal", "The Bear", "Light Shining in Buckinghamshire", "Terrain! Terrain! Terrain!", "Who's Afraid of the Working Class?" and musicals "The Blues Brothers" and "Chicago" where she was principal vocalist and dancer. Dinka also studied at the Lecoq school in Paris and also attended the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Sarajevo where she was mentored by Meralem Zubcevic.