Margarita Maldenova

Stage director. Founder, managing director and stage director of Theatre Laboratory SFUMATO.


Professor at the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts, Sofia.


More than 150 mises-en-scène for drama theatre, TV and Opera, based on texts of Bulgarian, Russian and West European classics and Bulgarian contemporary playwrights, as  the mises-en-scene at “Ivan Vazov” National Theatre after Molière, Sophocle, A. de Musset, P. Yavorov, K. Iliev, I. Turgenev, etc.



Creations in SFUMATO:


2016

That Thing”, atelier-spectale led by Ivan Dobchev and Margarita Mladenova


2014

Program “Terminal 2: The Plane is late”, after poems by Boris Hristov and documentary texts


2013

“Between Holidays”, by Stefan Ivanov, workshop-performance


2012

Medea – My Mother”, by Ivan Dobchev and Stefan Ivanov, co-directed with Ivan Dobchev


2011

Program Shakespeare: “The Winter’s Tale”


2009

OOOO - the Dream of Gogol”, after “Nevsky Prospect”, “Marriage”, “Ivan Fiodorovich Shponka and his Aunt” and “Diary of a Madman” by Gogol, co-directed with Ivan Dobchev


2007

Program Strindberg “To Damascus: Dance of Death”

Program Strindberg “To Damascus: Julie, Jean and Kristine” (Frocken Julie)


2006

Program “Exit: Elabuga Station”, based on documents and lyrics of Marina Tzvetaeva, with choreographers Marco Canteluppo and Katarjina Gdaniek /Switzerland/


2004

Program Dostoevsky “The Valley of the Dead Shadow: Aliocha“, premiere at Theatre de la Tempete, Paris, France


2000

“The Black Fleece“, author’s performance, co-directed with Ivan Dobchev


1998

Program “Myths”: Antygone the Mortal” after Euripides


1997

Program “Archetypes: Apocrypha”, author’s performance, co-directed with Ivan Dobchev, premiere at Theatre de la Manufacture, Nancy, France

Program Chekhov: “Three Sisters”


1995

Program Radichkov: “Mad Grass”


1994

Program Yovkov: “The Sin Called Zlatil”


1990

“P.S.”, after Chekhov, SFUMATO


1989

“We play Petruchevska”, after L. Petruchevska, SFUMATO

“Seagull”, after Chekhov, co-directed with Ivan Dobchev



Status: June 2016