Theatre Academy (Acting), University of Zagreb (Graduated 1983.)
From 1983 to 1989 engadged as an actor in Youth Theatre Zagreb.
Together with Vitomira Loncar, founded Theatre Mala scena in 1989. Since then he is the Artistic Director and Director.
The first professional direction - The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard, 1989.
Other directions in Theatre for Adults include:
Tonny Kushner Illusion, David Mamet Olleana, Martin McDonagh Beauty Queen Of Leenane, W. Shakespeare The Tempest, David Hare The Blue Room, David Auburn Proof, Yasmina Reza Life x 3, Charlotte Jones Humble Boy, Shelagh Stephenson The Memory Of Water
In Theatre for Young Audiences Ivica Simic directed more then 50 performances for children and young people which were awarded with numerous awards in Croatia, but also abroad.
His performance The Parachutists or on the Art of Falling participated in numerous festivals worldwide and has been touring internationally since 2006 becoming one of the most acclaimed performance for very small children in the world.
He has been participating in the work of ASSITEJ as a member of the Executive Committee since 1999. He was elected Secretary General in 2008 at the Congress in Adelaide, Australia, and his second mandate is running from the Congress in Copenhagen and Malmoe in May 2011.
He is the founder of Theatre Epicentre, Theatre Centre in Central and South-eastern Europe.