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Boyka Velkova

Boyka Velkova

She graduated from “Krastio Sarafov” Academy of Theatre and Film Arts in 1983 in the class of Prof. Dimitrina Gyurova. She later studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York. She has performed in Rousse Drama Theatre, Plovdiv Drama Theatre, "Sofia" Theatre, "Tears and Laughter" Theatre, "Bulgarian Army" Theatre. Among her more important roles are: Agafya in "Marriage" by Nikolay Gogol, Helena Andreyevna in "Uncle Vanya", Olga in "Three Sisters" and Arkadina in "The Seagull" by A. Chekhov, Estelle in "No Exit" by Jean-Paul Sartre, Tamar in "Yonadab" by Peter Shaffer, Viola in "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare, May in "Fool for Love" by Sam Shepard, Madame Therbouche in "The Libertine" by Eric Emmanuel Schmitt, Martha in "Who is Afraid of Virginia Woolf" by Edward Albee, Mrs. Cheveley in "An Ideal Husband" by Oscar Wilde, Blanche in "A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams, Mrs Robinson in the "The Graduate" by Terry Johnson, etc. Since 2010 she has been in the troupe of "Ivan Vazov" National Theatre where her roles are: Dora in "Two" by Tanya Shahova, Mary Tyrone in "Long Day’s Journey into Night" by Eugene O'Neill, Stevie in "The Goat or Who is Sylvia?" by Edward Albee, Queen Elizabeth I in "The Color of the Deep Waters" by Olya Stoyanova, as well as her author's show "The Way of Aphrodite" after Isabel Allende.

Winner of many theatrical awards including: IKAR' 1999 for Olga in "Three Sisters", ASKEER' 2000 for Elena Andreyevna  in "Uncle Vanya" and ASKEER' 2005 for Mrs Robinson in “The Graduate”.

During this season you can watch Boyka Velkova in the performances: "The Color of the Deep Waters", "Two", "The Way of Aphrodite", "The Goat or Who is Sylvia?".

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