Diana Dobreva | Artist | Ivan Vazov National Theatre
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Diana Dobreva

Diana Dobreva

Diana Dobreva graduated with an MA degree in Acting for Theatre and Cinema and Theatre Directing from the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA) and specialized under Prof. Plamen Markov. Before that, she graduated from the Lyuben Grois College of Theatre in the class of Prof. Elena Baeva.

She started her career as an actress in Theatre-Laboratory Sfumato, where she played for almost 10 years. Meanwhile, she starred in Bulgarian and International films among which are "Monkeys in Winter" and "Warden of the Dead" for which she was awarded "The Golden Rose" Award from the XXVII Bulgarian Feature Film Festival (Varna, Bulgaria) for Best Leading Female Role and the Award of Bulgarian National Film Center & Filmmakers Union (Sofia, Bulgaria) for Best Leading Female Role.

In 2006 she put on her first performance "Medea" which started her director career. For "Medea" she has been awarded the ASKEER Award 2007 for Best Debut Performance of the Year, the Award of The Ministry of Bulgarian Culture for high creative success and the development of Bulgarian Culture, as well as the greatest honour "Coup de Coeur" – the Critics and Press Award for Best Performance at the International Festival in Avignon, France. Since then, she has directed many performances both in Bulgaria and abroad, with participation in many world festivals and stages in France, England, Russia, Monaco, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Romania, Macedonia, Slovakia, Albania, and Turkey.

Since 2017, Diana Dobreva has been director of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, where she stages the performances "Caligula" by Albert Camus, "The Father" and "The Son" by Florian Zeller, and "Vazov's People" by Alexander Sekulov.

During this season, on the stage of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, you can watch the following performances by Diana Dobreva: "Moby Dick", "Vazov's People", "The Father", "The Son", and "Caligula".

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