Graduated in the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts "Kr. Sarafov" (NATFA) in 1978 in the class of Prof. Nadezhda Seykova. She has performed at the Boyan Danovski Drama Theatre in Pernik and in the Tears and Laughter New Drama Theatre. Since 1991 she was in the troupe of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, where among her most important roles were Esther Franz in "The Price" by Arthur Miller, Vassa in "Vassa Zheleznova-1910" by Maxim Gorky, Elmira in "Tartuffe" by Molière, Alice Moore in "A Man for All Seasons" by Robert Bolt, Constance Weaver in "The Autumn Garden" by Lillian Hellman, Arkadina in "The Seagull" by A. Chekhov, Vassilissa Karpovna in "The Lower Depts" by Maxim Gorky, Maureen in "The Beauty Queen of Leenane" by Martin McDonagh, Laura in "Decmeron" after Bocaccio, Terese in "Santa Claus is Rubbish" by Josianne Balasco, Maggie in "Jake's Women" by Neil Simon, Lady Macbeth in "Macbeth" and Goneril in "King Lear" by Shakespeare, Stefka in "Day Off" by Kamen Donev, Ella Rentheim at "Yun Gabriel Borkman" by Henrik Ibsen, Maria Sedlarova in "Beethoven 21" by Konstantin Iliev, Lady Hurf in "Carnival of Thieves" by Jean Anouilh, Mrs. Cheveley in "An Ideal Husband" by Oscar Wilde, Lyubov Ranevskaya in "The Cherry Orchard" by Anton Chekhov, Elisaveta in "Two" by Tanya Shahova, Avramovitza in "Attempt to Fly" by Yordan Radichkov, the Woman in "The Father" by Florian Zeller.
She has won many awards and theatrical awards, among which ASKEER'1997 for the leading female role in "The Ride Down Mt. Morgan"; Award of Theatre Holidays "Blagoevgrad ' 99", ASKEER'1999 for a leading female role for Maureen in "The Beauty Queen of Leenane".
During this season, on the stage of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, you can watch Maria Kavardjikova in the following performances: "Attempt to Fly", "An Ideal Husband", "Day Off", "The Cherry Orchard”, "Two" and "The Father".