Silvija Jesrovic is associate professor in the School of Theatre, Performance and Cultural Policy at the University of Warwick and a playwright. She is the author of Theatre of Estrangement: Theory, Practice, Ideology (University of Toronto Press, 2006). Recently, she co-edited, with Yana Meerzon, the monograph Performance, Exile, ‘America’ (Palgrave Mcmillan 2009). Her articles appeared in numerous journals including Research in Drama Education, Substance, Modern Drama, New Theatre Quarterly, Canadian Theatre Review, Balagan, and others. Currently, she has been completing her book Performance, Space, Utopia: Cities of War, Cities of Exile (forthcoming in 2012). Silvija’s latest play Not My Story opened in Toronto in 2004.