The management bodies of NATFA are the General Assembly, the Academic Council (AC), and the Rector.

The structure and the members of the Academic Council are determined by the General Assembly. The members are elected by the General Assembly by a secret ballot.

Currently AC of NATFA has 28 members, including 22 faculty professors (75%), one faculty lecturer (5%), one representative of the administrative staff (5%), and 4 representatives of the students and the doctoral students (15%). This is in line with Article 30 (2) and (3) of the Higher Education Act and Article 11 of the Rules of Organization and Activities of NATFA.



  • Prof. Dr. Stanislav Semerdjiev


Tenure faculty staff

  • Prof. D.Sc. Veneta Doytcheva
  • Prof. D.Sc. Kamelia Nikolova
  • Prof. D.Sc. Maya Dimitrova
  • Prof. D.Sc. Miroslav Dachev
  • Prof. Dr. Atanas Atanassov
  • Prof. Dr. Velimir Velev
  • Prof. Dr. Docho Bodzhakov
  • Prof. Dr. Lidia Varbanova
  • Prof. Dr. Petya Tsvetkova
  • Prof. Dr. Svetoslav Ovcharov
  • Prof. Dr. Vesselina Raeva
  • Prof. Plamen Markov
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elena Trencheva
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Konstantin Karakostov
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Krassimir Andonov
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Martin Dimitrov
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mira Kalanova
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Penko Gospodinov
  • Assoc. Prof. Boryana Georgieva
  • Assoc. Prof. Liubomir Hristov
  • Assoc. Prof. Rossitza Ilieva
  • Assoc. Prof. Yuri Dachev


Tenure non-habilitated faculty staff

  • Assistant Neli Dimitrova


Administrative personnel

  • Anelia Tzvetkova, Head of Academic Department



  • Ralitza Petrova, 4th year student Puppet Theatre Acting
  • Spartak Todorov, 2nd tear student Drama Theatre Acting
  • Daniel Kalinov, PhD student
  • Mihail Tazev, 4th year student Theatre Studies and Theatre Management