Violetta Vianova

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Violeta Vitanova is a freelance artist, working in the area of contemporary dance and performance. She graduated the National School of Dance Arts in Sofia. Some of the performances in which she participated as a dancer are: in theatre - "Astapovo Station" and "Elabuga Station" directed Margarita Mladenova and Ivan Dobchev, “Theatre Laboratory Sfumato”, Sofia; in contemporary dance: ‘Flocking – trio”,  “Flocking – Quintet” and "Duo" by the French choreographer Brice Leroux; in performance: "Abduction" by Mladen Alexiev, “Red House Center for Culture and Debate”, Sofia and "Golem" by Anna Dankova in the “DNK” Space for Contemporary Dance and Performance, Sofia. In 2006 together with Stanislav Genadiev she established a creative team.

Their first successful performance is "Imago" (2006), with which they earned the first Ikar Award  for Debut given by the Union of the Bulgarian Actors.

In 2013 they won Ikar Award in the category for Contemporary Dance and Performance for their choreography and performing in “Hamlet”, directed by Javor Gardev, “Ivan Vazov” National Theater, Sofia