From the performance "The Tempest" / photo credit: Guergana Damianova
Graduated from theHigher Institute of Theatre Arts "Kr. Sarafov" in 1991 in the class of Prof. Elka Mihaylova. He made his first professional steps on the stage of the Drama Theatre in Kyustendil. In 1992 he was invited in the troupe of the State Travel Theatre, where among his most notable roles are: Stefan Dragodanoglu in "At the Foot of Vitosha Mountain" by Peyo Yavorov, Podkaliosin in "Marriage" by Nikolay Gogol, the Driver in "Apollo Driver for Ladies" by Dario Fo, Alberto in "Two Dozen Red Roses" by Aldo de Benedetti, Flavio in "A Woman Alone" and the Professor in "A Man Alone" by Dario Fo, the General in "Foreign Woman" by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Kutsar in "Albena" by Yordan Yovkov, Barney in "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" by Neil Simon, Inspector in "The Error is True" by Dario Fo, Gratin in "Coziness" by Kamen Donev.
In 2001 he became manager of the State Travel Theatre and later he became manager of the Kadrie Latifova Theatrе in Kardzhali. From 2010 he is part of the troupe of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, where among his most important roles were: Martini in "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey, Head of the "Eternity" funeral home in "Life is Wonderful" by Nikolai Erdman, the Old Patrician in "Caligula" by Albert Camus and Schillinger in "Theremin: Music, Love and Espionage" by Petar Zelenka, Lieutenant in "Attempt to Fly" by Yordan Radichkov.
During this season, on the stage of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, you can watch Stefan Kushev in the following performances: "Theremin: Music, Love and Espionage", "Caligula", "Fear of Taming", "Golemanov", "The Tempest", "Duel", "Uncle Vanya", "The Follies of a Day" and "Vazov's People".