Graduated from the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts "Kr. Sarafov" (NATFA) in 1980 in the class of Prof. Grisha Ostrovski. His voyage into the world of professional theater began at the Drama Theater in Shumen, where he brought to life a series of remarkable roles in productions including "Sizve Banzi is Dead" by Athol Fugard, "Maybe Tomorrow, Maybe Yesterday" by Mikhail Velichkov, "The Autumn of an Investigator" by Georgi Danailov, and "Kaloyan" by Kamen Zidarov.
Yordan Petkov's theatrical journey also led him to the Dialogue theater. In 2010 he joined the troupe of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, where he has graced the stage with his exceptional talent in roles such as The Actor in Albert Camus' "Caligula", Abdulin in "The Government Inspector" by Nikolai Gogol, Father Marcus in Rainer Werner Fassbinder's "Freedom in Bremen", the Butcher in Nicholay Erdman's "Life is Wonderful" and The Old Soldier in "No Man's Land" adapted from Denis Tanovic's work.
During this season, on the stage of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, you can watch Yordan Petkov in the following performances: "Whatever will be will be" and "Caligula".