Graduated in National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts "Krastio Sarafov" in 1983 in the class of prof. Elka Mihaylova. He has performed at the Drama Theatre– Blagoevgrad, Drama Theatre –Pazardzhik and the State Travel theatre. Among his more important roles are: Kai in "Cruel Games" by Alexey Arbuzov, Bokov in "Mr. Balkanski" and Kosta Kirkov in "The Thessaloniki Conspiracy" by Georgi Danailov, Oedipus in "Oedipus Tsar" by Sophocles, Valer in "Tartuffe" by Molière, Amon Ra in "Caesar and Cleopatra" by Bernard Shaw, the Actor in "The Art of Comedy" by Eduardo de Filippo, Hercules in “Hercules and the Augean Stables " by Friedrich Durrennmat, Valentin in the "Two Gentlemen of Verona" by William Shakespeare. Since 2010 is in troupe of the "Ivan Vazov" National Theatre where his roles are: Frederickson in "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kessey, David Yakovlev in "Life is Wonderful" by Nikolai Erdmann, Mr. Floran in "Imaginary Invalid" by Molière, Ekdal in "The Wild Duck" by Henrik Ibsen.
During this season you can watch Valentin Balabanov in the performances "The imaginary Invalid", "The Wild Duck", "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", "Life is Wonderful".