From the performance "Nora" / photo credit: Stefan N. Shterev
Graduated from the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts "Kr. Sarafov" (NATFA) in 2004 in the class of Prof. Stefan Danailov. He has been part of the troupe of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre since 2005.
Among his roles are: Mamillius in "The Winter’s Tale", Horatio in "Hamlet", Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet" and doctor Caius in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" by William Shakespeare, Alberto in "Good Night, Patricia" by Aldo de Benedetti, Dmitry in "Fleeing Strangers" by Alexey Kazantsev, Vicomte de Nanjac in "An Ideal Husband" by Oscar Wilde, Hristo B. Petkov in "Exiles" by Ivan Vazov, the Chicken in the "The Seven Descents of Myrtle" by Tennessee Williams, Zilov in "Wild Duck Hunting" by Alexander Vampilov, Shpekin in "The Government Inspector" by Nikolay Gogol, Warren in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey, Alceste in "Misanthrope" and Sganarel in "The Doctor in Spite of Himself" by Molière, Razkolnikov in "Crime and punishment" by F. Dostoevsky, Domingo in "Convicted Souls" by Dimitar Dimov, Hector in "The Ball of Thiefs" by Jean Anouilh, Petya Trofimov in "The Cherry Orchard" by A. Chekhov, Michael Dylan in "Good People" by David Lindsay-Abaire, Nayden in "Masters" by Racho Stoyanov, Horace in "The Little Foxes" by Lillian Hellman, Suslov in "Useless Men" by Maxim Gorky, Vitanov in "When Thunder Strikes, the echo fades" by Peyo Yavorov.
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
2018 – ASKEER nomination for the role of Horace in "Foxes" by Lillian Helman, directed by Bina Haralampieva, Ivan Vazov National Theatre in the category "Leading male role" season 2017/2018.
2017 – ASKEER nomination for the role of Nayden in "Masters" by Racho Stoyanov, production Petrinel Gochev, Ivan Vazov National Theatre in the category "Leading male role" season 2016/2017.
2014 – GOLD FEATHER Award for outstanding contribution to Bulgarian culture and art of Bulgaria.
2013 – IKAR AWARD Nomination in the category "Leading male role" for Zilov in "Hunting for wild ducks" by Alexander Vampilov, directed by Yuri Butusov, Ivan Vazov National Theatre, season 2011/2012.
2012 – ASKEER nomination in the "Rising Star" category for Zilov in "Hunt of Wild Ducks" by Alexander Vampilov, directed by Yuri Butusov, Ivan Vazov National Theatre, season 2011/2012.
2008 – Certificate from the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture for achieving high creative results and contribution to the development of Bulgarian culture.
2008 – ASKEER nomination in the "Rising Star" category for Dmitry in "Running Strangers" by Aleksey Kazantsev, directed by Nikolai Lambrev Mikhailovsky, Ivan Vazov National Theatre, season 2007/2008.
2007 – ASKEER nomination in the "Rising Star" category for Sganarel in "Doctor by Accident" by J.B. Moliere, director Marius Kurkinski, Ivan Vazov National Theatre; season 2006/2007.
2023 – IKAR AWARD Nomination in the category "Leading male role" for Torvald in "Nora" by Henrik Ibsen, director Timofey Kulyabin, Ivan Vazov National Theatre; season 2022/2023.
During this season, on the stage of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, you can watch Ivan Yuroukov in the following performances: "An Ideal Husband", "Exiles", "The Little Foxes", "Useless Men", "When thunder strikes, the echo fades", "Some girl(s)", "The Observers (Hypothesis about the underworld)", "A Capital(ist) Mistake", "New Land" and "Nora".