Vladimir Karamazov | Artist | Ivan Vazov National Theatre

Vladimir Karamazov

Vladimir Karamazov

Graduated from the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts "Kr. Sarafov" (NATFA) in the class of Prof. Nadezhda Seykova in 2002. While still a student, he made his debut on the stage of the "Ivan Vazov" National Theater with the role of Romeo in the play "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare, directed by Lilia Abadjieva. In 2002, he became part of the troupe of the National Theater. For his first role as a full-time actor, he was honoured with a nomination for the ASKEER Award 2003 for a rising star for the role of Ivan Senebirski in the play "Albena" by Yordan Yovkov, directed by Ivan Dobchev. Karamazov’s other significant roles in the National Theatre include Valentino in "Twelfth Night" (Shakespeare), Florizel in "The Winter’s Tale" (Shakespeare), Ross in "Macbeth" (Shakespeare), Leandro in "King Stag" (Carlo Gozzi), Malcol in "Macbett" (Eugene Ionesco), Horov in "The Arrivistes" (Ivan Vazov), Perdican in "No Trifling With Love" (Alfred de Musset), Desdemona in "Othello" (Shakespeare), Edmund in "King Lear" (Shakespeare), Hristo B. Petkov in "Exiles" (Ivan Vazov), Guido Wernig in "The Festival of Bacchus" (Arthur Schnitzler), Lord Goring in "An Ideal Husband" (Oscar Wilde), Gustave in "Thieves’ Carnival" (Jean Anouilh), Alain Reille in "The God of Carnage" (Yasmina Reza), Andrey in "Delhi Dance" (Ivan Vyrypaev), Shalimov in "Useless Men" (Maxim Gorki).

He is а winner of numerous awards, among which: the "Ivan Dimov" Young Talent Award in 2011 for the roles of Christian de Novillet in the play "Cyrano de Bergerac" by Edmond Rostan, directed by Teddy Moskov and for Khlestakov in "Revisor" by Gogol, dir. Marius Kurkinski, the "Golden Age" - diploma of the Ministry of Culture in 2013, the Icarus Award 2022 for a leading male role for the role of The Candidate in "The Tail" by Zahari Karabashliev, dir. Yavor Gardev. In 2011 he received an Icarus Award nomination in the category "Supporting Male Role" for the role of Christian de Novillet in the play "Cyrano de Bergerac" by Edmond Rostan, staged by Stefan Moskov, and in 2017 - an ASKEER Award nomination for a leading male role for the role of Alain Ray in The God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza, directed by Anton Ugrinov.

During this season, on the stage of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, you can watch Vladimir Karamazov in the following performances: "The Ideal Husband", "The God of Carnage", "Useless Men" and "Antichrist. Chapters VIII, X, XI".

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