Andrey Filipov

ANDREY FILIPOV
CURRICULUM VITAE

Tel: +359 (888) 524-844
e-mail: mbanza@abv.bg

EDUCATION
1988 - 1994 - Sofia University "St. Clyment of Ohrid" English Philology
1989 - 1990 - State University of New York at Albany, Theatre Department
1988 - 1989 - Turnovo University "St. Cyril and Methodius" - Bulgarian Studies

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2009 - Dramaturg, THEATRE 199, Sofia
2001 - 2009 - Dramaturg, NT "Ivan Vazov", Sofia
2000 - 2001 - International Projects Coordinator, NT "Ivan Vazov"
1995 - 2000 - English Instructor at various High Schools, Sofia
1994-1995 - Dramaturg at Cap Rep Theatre, Albany, New York
1984-1986 - Stagehand at VITIZ Theatre, Sofia

PLAYS
2004 - Who Knows? 
2003 - "The Winter Of Our Discontent" (based on the novel by J. Steinbeck) - produced at the NT "Ivan Vazov" - 2003
2002 - "The Missing Story" - Produced at Bulgaria's National Radio - 2002
2002 - "Snowizards" (a play for children) 
1999 - "A Midnight Storm" - Produced at the NT "Ivan Vazov" - 2001
Radio "Darik" - 2003
Northeastern Theatre, PA, USA -- 2003
The Dobrich Theatre - 2003
Out Loud presentation at the People's Light & Theatre, PA, USA - 2004

Short plays: "The Original Hamlet", "Dragon Wedding", "The Golden Apple", "20 Minute Ado", "The Balcony", "Transition", "The Bicycle", etc.

SCREENPLAY
2004 - "The Children Of Dionysus" - film produced for Bulgaria's National Television

POETRY
1997 - "The Green Room Within Me", "Vezni-4" Publishing House, Sofia
1993 - "Hush, You Nightingales" (with S.Getchev, K.Pavlov, A.Shurbanov) "Singular Speech Press", Connecticut, US
1991 - "Wonderment", "Vezni-4" Publishing House, Sofia

EXHIBITION
2002 - "The Shadow Of Man And Other Illusions" - tempera, water colour, ink - "Gallery At The Top Floor", NT "Ivan Vazov", Sofia

TRANSLATIONS
Poetry, prose, and films from and into English; interpreter to Umberto Eco and William Meredith in Bulgaria; among the titles translated for theatres in Sofia: 
2002 - "Beast On The Moon" by Richard Kalinoski
2001 - "You'll Have Had Your Hole" by Irvin Welsh
1996 - "Landscape" by Harold Pinter 
1994 - "Kvetch" by Steven Berkoff
1993 - "Shirley Vallentine" by Willy Russell
1992 - "Speed the Plough" by David Mamet
1991 - "The 15 Minute Hamlet" by Tom Stoppard
1991 - "All Good Boys Deserve Favor" by Tom Stoppard

AWARDS
2002 - "Radio Drama Award", Bulgarian National Radio for "The Missing Story"
2000 - Awarded a knighthood of "The Order Of The Mediterranean Poets" 
2000 - "Concept for Theatre Foundation Award" for First Play for "A Midnight Storm"
1995 - The "Liberty Partnership Award" for youth theatre seminars, NY, USA