Snezhina Petrova | Artist | Ivan Vazov National Theatre

Snezhina Petrova

Snezhina Petrova

Graduated from the Higher Institute of Theatre Arts "Kr. Sarafov", specializing in "Acting for Dramatic Theatre" in the experimental class of Margarita Mladenova, Ivan Dobchev, and Georgi Dyulgerov in 1994. During her studies, she performed in productions at the Sfumato Theatre Workshop. After graduating until 2005, she worked as a freelance actress. Since 2005, she has been an assistant to Tsvetana Maneva and a lecturer in acting at the Theatre Department of the New Bulgarian University. In 2012, she became the head of the Department. Snеzhina Petrova directs theatrical, musical, and radio productions.

In 2009, she joined the troupe of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, participating in productions such as "As You Desire Me" by Luigi Pirandello, directed by Teddy Moskov, "All is Well" by Dorota Maslowska, directed by Desislava Shpatova, "Idiot 2012" based on F. M. Dostoevsky, directed by Desislava Shpatova, "The Wild Duck Hunt" by Alexander Vampilov, directed by Yuri Butusov, "The Waves" by Arlette Ritchie, directed by Arlette Ritchie, "Miss Julie" by August Strindberg, directed by Lily Abadzhieva, and others.

Icarus Award 2020 for the significance and achievements of the project "Medea" 

National Humanitarian Award Prof. Bogdan Bogdanov, NBU, in 2019 

"Actor of Europe" Award at the International Theatre Festival in Prespa, North Macedonia, in 2017

"Golden Rose" Award for the leading female role at the Golden Rose National Film Festival in Varna in 2014

Icarus Award for Best Supporting Role for "The Dove", Ivan Vazov National Theatre, 2009

Best Actress Award at the Festival of German Independent Theatre Companies, Stuttgart, Germany, 2009

Award for best actress in "Small play for children's room" at the Festival of Bulgarian Drama, Shumen, 2008

Award of Grand Municipality – Actress of the Year, 2008

Award for female role at the Chamber Film Festival, Vratsa, 2008

ASKEER Award for Best Supporting Role for "Strindberg in Damascus", 2008

Icarus Award for leading female role; Union of Actors, 2007

Theatre Personality of the Year Award, Association of Independent Theatre Critics, 2006

Award from the Ministry of Culture of Bulgaria for contribution to the development and promotion of Bulgarian culture, 2006

Award for best actress in "ZEN-PORN" at the Festival of Bulgarian Drama, Shumen, 2002

"Zlatno pero" Award for contribution to Bulgarian culture, 2001

During this season, on the stage of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, you can watch Snezhina Petrova in the following performances: "Moby Dick", "What Shall We Do With The Cello?", "Fiesta" and "Horo".

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