Yasen Vasilev

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Yasen Vasilev, Bulgaria

Yasen Vasilev (1988) holds a Bachelor in Dramaturgy from the Academy in Sofia (2013) and a Masters in Intercultural Communication from Shanghai Theatre Academy (2016). The practical research of his Master thesis on the politics of dance, NUTRICULA (2015–) has been developed and presented in the form of workshops and performances internationally. He is the author of poetry collections and theatre plays which won him the award of the audience at Sofia:Poetics festival in 2010, nomination for the Askeer award for new dramaturgy in 2013 and the CEI fellowship in 2020.

In 2018 he co-founded Drama Pact, a collective of writers who share resources instead of competing for them, and started working with Radar Sofia, an artist-run residency for playwrights and artists at risk. He also co-curates the international program of Small Season festival at Theatre Laboratory Sfumato.

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Read Icon Marion Darova and Martina Apostolova, two women in white sneakers and dark blueish trousers and tops, on a dark bluish stage, with two floor lights behind them, in their stage duet WO MAN

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Marion Darova & Martina Apostolova: WO MAN

Read Icon Jitterbugging couples and dark shadows against a purple background, the opening scene of David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive

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Dance+: Mulholland Drive

Read Icon Compagnie Yoann Bourgeois: Celui qui tombe (He Who Falls). Photo © Foteini Christofilopoulu

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Circulating artists, defunded infrastructures (audio)

Read Icon Compagnie Yoann Bourgeois: Celui qui tombe (He Who Falls). Photo © Foteini Christofilopoulu

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Circulating artists, defunded infrastructures

Read Icon Mårten Spångberg in 46. Photo: Yasen Vasilev

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Mårten Spångberg: 46

Read Icon Ana Kreitmeyer / Sonja Pregrad (Croatia): Out There and In Here, at Antistatic Festival 2019, Sofia, Bulgaria

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Vote for dance: Antistatic Festival 2019, Bulgaria

Read Icon Eisa Jocson’s Princess. Photo © Jörg Baumann

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Oktoberdans, Bergen: minorities dance for a majority audience

Read Icon Giant pillow in An outdoor version of Pietro Marullo's Wreck

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Pietro Marullo’s WRECK: survival of the fittest in the age of austerity?

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Les Brigittines International Festival 2018