Krastyu Krastev

Artistic and Managing Director, Actor

Krastyu Krastev graduated from The National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts in 1983 with a major in Theatre Acting. After his graduation he became an actor at Rodopi Drama Theatre in Smolyan until 1998 when he was appointed the theatre’s Artistic and Managing Director. After the aquisition of Rodopi Drama Theatre by Plovdiv Drama Theatre in 2010 he became Artistic and Managing Director of the Plovdiv Drama Theatre.

Some of Krastyu Krastev’s theatre roles:

– “A Streetcar Named Desire” by Tennessee Williams as Stanley
– “Long Day’s Journey into Night” by Eugene O’Neill as James
– “A Doll’s House” By Henrik Ibsen as Torvald Helmer
– “The Threepenny Opera” by Bertolt Brecht as Matthias
– “Jacomo the Scary Pirate” by Alexander Morfov as Jacomo
– “The Man Outside” by Wolfgang Borchert  as Beckmann (soldier)
– “Drag and the Slave” by Nikola Rusev as Drag
– “The Bus” by Stanislav Stratiev as Virtuoso
– “Selfportraits” based on texts of several Bulgarian authors as the Poet
– “Noises off” by Michael Frayn as Frederick Fellows
– “Presidential Opera” by Hristo Boichev as Makehit the Knife
– “Duel” by Ivan Vazov as Karakalpakov

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