Plamen Harmandjiev (BG/AT) is a theatre and dance writer from Sofia, currently based in Vienna. He holds a BA in Theatre Studies and Theatre Management from The National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia. During his bachelor’s he spent a year at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies in Gießen, Germany, and is currently part of the Theatre, Film and Media Studies master programme of the University of Vienna. He has written critical reviews, articles and interviews for various professional Bulgarian theatre, puppetry, and dance print/online outlets. He was involved in writing for multiple international performing arts festivals, both in and outside Bulgaria. His interest in dramaturgy led to an internship at Landestheater Linz. Along with his writing practice he has collaborated in performances of artists like She She Pop and most recently Robert Wilson as Assistant Director in The Tempest, at the National Theatre Ivan Vazov, Sofia.