AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Professional experience:
2018 – Stage design and 3d mapping for “Swan lake”, ballet by Tchaikovsky. Choreography by Marius Petipa. Ancient Theater Plovdiv.
2018 – Stage design, costumes and 3d mapping for “Giselle”, ballet by Adolphe Adam.
Choreography – Corelli, Pero, Petipa. Ancient Theater Plovdiv. Directed by Yordan Krastev.
2018 – Stage design for the ballet show “Free standing thoughts” of Arabesque dance company. State Musical and Ballet Center – Sofia. Choreographer – Arshak Galumyan.
2018 – Video for “The Long Way to the Stars”, production of “Arte Urbana Collectif”. Location: Mtel Arena at “John Atanassoff” building, Sofia Tech Park . Directed by Andrea Brunello.
2018 – Animation for the “Alice World”, ballet performance. Music – Assen Avramov. State Opera – Plovdiv. Director and choreographer – Anna Pampulova.
2017 – Video and costumes for “George Kaplan” by Frederic Sonntag, production of “Arte Urbana Collectif”. French Institute of Bulgaria. Directed by Dimitar Uzunov.
2017 – Video for the ballet show “Sidhartha” of Arabesque dance company. State Musical and Ballet Center – Sofia. Choreographer – Mila Iskrenova.
2016 – Stage design and costumes for “Giselle”, ballet by Adolphe Adam.
Choreography – Corelli, Pero, Petipa. State Opera – Plovdiv. Directed by Yordan Krastev
2015 – Set design, costumes and animation for “Pandora” by Paul van Brugge and Peter Dundakov. A Performance by Arabesque Ballet. Choreography by Boriana Sechanova.
2015 – Animation for “Cinderella”, ballet “Arabesque”. National Music and Ballet Centre – Sofia. Choreographer Mariana Kruncheva.
2014 – Animation for operetta “The Little Match Girl” music by Rumen Boyadzhiev and libretto by Veselin Metodiev. National Music and Ballet Centre – Sofia. Directed by Delyana Hadzhiyankov.
2014 – Set design and costumes for the monodrama “Madame Mishima” by Elena Aleksieva. Sofia Theatre. Directed by Kalin Angelov.
2014 – Set design and costumes for the “Alle HOP – In high wire stretched”. Developer Studio documentary theater “VOX Populi.” Centre for Culture and Debate “Red House.” Directed by Neda Sokolovska.
2014 – Multimedia design for the show “Ride Of The Valkyries” by Richard Wagner. Antique Theatre – Plovdiv.
2014 – Animation for “Wizard of Oz” musical by Harold Arlen in the story “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by L.Frank Baum. State Musical Theatre. Directed by Nina Naydenova.
2014 – Set design and animation for “Hansel and Gretel” by the Brothers Grimm. Puppet theater Sofia. Directed by Sunny Suninski.
2013 – Video-art for multimedia spectacle “Reya” by Petko Stoyanov and Zdrava Kamenova. Centre for Culture and Debate “Red House.” Directed by Petko Stoyanov.
2013 – Videos and animation for “The time of quarks” by Gergana Dimitrova and Ivaylo Milenkov. Directed by Gergana Dimitrova.
2013 – Video for “Called Gospodin”, by Philipp Lоhle. PROTECT 6: A New Beginning. Sofia Arsenal – Museum of Contemporary Art (Sams). Directed by Gergana Dimitrova.
2013 – Set design, costumes and animation for “Gymnastics for pregnant”. Theater Varna. Directed by Kalin Angelov.
2013 – Video montage of the documentary “Chekhov of Suninski.” Bulgarian National Television. Directed by Sunny Suninski.
2012 – Video Thumbnail “Res nullius 1”, project “Dance translations.” State Musical Theatre. Choreography by Boryana Sechanova.
2012 – Video art for “PROTEXT 5: In time.” Central mineral baths, Sofia. Directed by Vassilena Radeva Gergana Ivanova, Petko Stoyanov
2012 – Set design, costumes, animation and 3d mapping of the musical “Jump” from Zdrava Kamenova. Sofia Theatre. Directed by Kalin Angelov.
2012 – Video for “The Diary of Dracula”. Ballet Arabesk. State Music Theatre. Choreography Mila Iskrenova.
2012 – Animation for the documentary “Guards”. Bulgarian National Television. Directed by Sunny Suninski.
2011 – Animation for “P.O. Box Unabomber” from Zdrava Kamenova and Gergana Dimitrova. Art – Space Suspacious. Directed by Gergana Dimitrova.
2011 – Video for “Small fruits”. Puppet Theatre Sofia. Directed by Sunny Suninski.
2011 – Set design and animation for “Bulgarian Sport Totalizer”. Bulgarian National Television.
2011 – Video for “Thus Spoke Zarathustra”. Ballet Arabesk. State Music Theatre. Choreography Mila Iskrenova.
2011 – Dolls, set design, costumes and video “Little Baba Yaga.” Drama – Theatre Vratsa. Director Emil Yordanov.
2011 – Stage design, costumes and video for “Karnaval.com.” Youth Theatre “Nikolay Binev”. Directed Vassilena Radeva.
2010 – … Priceless … – 3D movie. Authors: Eugenia Sarbeva and Nikola Nalbantov. The film has won second prize in the contest “eDward – The Young Filmmaker’s Award” part of the festival “eDIT Filmmaker’s Festival” held for the thirteenth time in Frankfurt, Germany.
2010 – Tv set design and animations for the tv show of the Bulgarian Sports Lottery. Bulgarian National Television. Agency OXGN.
2010 – Stage design for “Capital” vs. “Will not pay”. Tear and Laughter Theatre, Sofia. Directed by Sunny Suninski.
2009 – Costumes and multimedia for “Miracles of Mary Poppins”. Sofia Theatre. Directed by Christiana Boyadjieva.
2009 – Interior Design for Museum Panagyurishte. Hall Panagyurishte treasure.
2009 – Stage Design for “Real life stories of slanchevko” by Martin Karnolski. Renaissance Theatre. Directed by Christiana Boyadjieva
2009 – Stage Design and Multimedia for “Talk to me!” By Andrew Beauvais, staging Prof. V. Rankov, N. Mladenov, S. Dobrev. National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts.
2009 – Stage design, costumes and video for “Room 004” of the project “Four Rooms”. Sofia Theatre. Directed by Gergana Dimitrova.
2009 – Multimedia for “Behshtayn Eve – the night of the bat”. Directed by Gergana Dimitrova.
2008 – Adaptation of space and costumes for “Invasion” by Frederick Sontag. The project of Protext 2. Francophone Centre. Directed by Gergana Dimitrova.
2008 – Multimedia for the promotion of BMW 7 series. National Opera.
2008 – Multimedia for “Enlightenment of the Stone” – Ballet Arabesk.
2008 – Model of the Rila Monastery. “Mini Europe”, Brussels. 2008 – Animation for the music clip “20 grams”. “KEM”.
2007 – Adaptation of space for “Blue Beard – Hope of Women” by Loer Dea. The project of Protext. Gallery Vaska Emanoilova. Directed by Gergana Dimitrova.
2007 – Stage design exhibition. Projects on texts by S. Vitkeevich. Polish cultural center.
2007 – Participant in Student exposure PQ `07, Prague.
2007 – “UNITED SHAPES OF BABYLON”. PQ Stsenofest, Prague. Project by Ogniana Serafimova.
2007 – Stage Design for “Autobahn” by Neil Labyut. National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts. Directed by Prof. Snezhina Tankovska.
2007 – “UNITED SHAPES OF BABYLON”. Theatre Sfumato within Small Season. Project by Ogniana Serafimova.
2006 – Participation in a performance at the Festival “Varna Summer”, the city of Varna.
2005 – Participation in student exhibition, puppet stage design of the Festival “Golden Dolphin”, Varna.
2002 – Exhibition Concert – Club players of Culture, Sliven.

Education:
2008 – 2009 – National Academy of Arts, Sofia – Visual Performance – M.A., Mentor: Krasimir Valkanov
2003 – 2007 – National Academy of Arts, Sofia – Scenography – B.A., Mentor: Krasimir Valkanov
1998 – 2003 – “Dimitar Dobrovich” High School of Fine Arts, Sliven – Icon Painting, Mentor: Aleksandar Doychinov

Awards and Nomination
2013 – Nomination for “Icarus” for stage design – “Protext 5 –  In time”. Project of the Organization for contemporary alternative art “36 Monkeys”
2010 – Second Prize for 3D movie “… Priceless … “. In the contest of “eDward – The Young Filmmaker’s Award”. Frankfurt, Germany.
2010 – “Icarus” for stage design – “Four Rooms”, directed by Gergana Dimitrova, Sofia Theatre.
2002 and 2003 – Awards for Art in the name of Dobri Dobrev.

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