Yassen Vasilev

Yasen Vasilev works in the field of contemporary dance and performance as a maker, dramaturg and critic. Educated at the theatre academies of Sofia (2013) and Shanghai (2016), he’s been a contributing author for Springback magazine and a dramaturgical consultant for choreographer Ehsan Hemat (BE/IR) since 2018. Locally, he works with the artist-run residency space for playwrights and artists at risk Radar Sofia and co-runs Drama Pact, a collective of writers and performance makers who share resources instead of competing for them. He also published four poetry collections and four plays and received the audience award at Sofia:Poetics 2010 and the CEI Fellowship at Vilenica festival in 2020.