Sandra Selimović was born in 1981 in Serbia. She is an actress, director and singer. At the age of five she emigrated with her family from Serbia to Vienna and now speaks five languages. She began her stage career in 1994 and has become a popular actress, director and rapper in the independent theatre scene in Vienna. She performs mainly at the youth theatre Dschungel Wien, and Theater des Augenblicks, and collaborates with Karl Wozek, P. W. Hochegger, Volker Lösch and Tina Leisch. As an assertive and confident Romni, she is a champion for women’s empowerment within the Roma community and is also committed to fighting antigypsyism and discrimination. In 2010, together with her sister Simonida Selimović, she founded Romano Svato, the first professional feminist Roma theatre association in Vienna.