Graduated in 2008 from the Faculty of Dramatic Art in Belgrade where she studied under Professor Gordana Marić. Member of the Boško Buha theatre. Roles in Yugoslav Drama Theatre productions include: Liza in Notes from the Underground by F.M. Dostoyevsky and Paula Miler in Elijah’s Chair by Igor Štiks.
Jelena has appeared in a number of productions at the Boško Buha theatre and Atelje 212 as well as on film. She debuted in Honeymoon by Goran Paskaljević for which she received an award at the 45th Niš Film Festival.