Željka completed a course of studies of Scenic architecture, technology and design at the Faculty of Technical Sciences in Novi Sad. She is active in contemporary dance through years of informal education with a focus on the research of movement and space, light and sound in field of performing and visual arts. She attended various workshops and some of them were with Sonja Pregrad and Ana Kreitmayer, Martin Zonderkamp and Darko Dragičević, Lawrence Malstaf and Liv Hanna Haugen (scholarship of AssitejNorge organization), workshops with Dragana Alfirević, Bojana Cvejić, Alexandre Achour, Mathilde Monnier, David Zambrano, David Hernandez and many more.

She is one of the members of POKRETNICA dance collective and co-author of festival of contemporary dance and performance POKRETNICA in Novi Sad, Serbia, since 2017. She collaborates with PRAKTIKABL platform for contemporary art and culture and participated in Generator platform in 2019.