Kalina Bogoeva


Kalina Bogoeva is one of the most prominent,and internationaly acclaimed Prima Ballerinas of Bulgaria.

Graduate of the National Ballet School in Sofia,Bulgaria,and later on,from the State Ballet School in Moscow,Russia.Student of prominent Bulgarian Ballet Tutor Lily Beron and,later,of the Ballet Expert Elisaveta Pavlovna Gerdt.

In 1988 she received a Ballet Master/Director Diploma at the Higher Theater Institute - Moscow,Russia,under the leadership of Olga Tarassova.

Established authority,in the fields of the Methodics of Classical Dance(Russian System) and the Classical Ballet Repertory.

She has carried out pedagogical seminars in Bulgaria,Greece,The Netherlands,Luxemburg,Cyprus,Sweden,Australia,Italy,Turkey and numerous others.

During her active stage career,Kalina Bogoeva has performed over 30 leading roles,from the Classical and Contemporary repertory,She has collaborated with the greatest choreographers of her time.


- Artistic Director of the National Ballet School (1974-1983).

- Artistic Director of the Ballet section of the Opera Theater - Varna

- Artistic Director of the Ballet Arabesque (1999-2002)

- Head Ballet Master at the National Ballet,Sofia (1970-1981)


Founder of the Competition for Young Choreographers ''Margarita Arnaudova'' (1996)


               of the International Summer Dance Academy ''Varna'' (1992)


               of the section ''Ballet Art'' within the National Academy of Music ''Pancho Vladigerov''


               of the ''Little Stars'' International Dance Competition for Children and Youngsters  (2009)


As a choreographer,she has created over 30 ballet performances,and over 80 choreographic miniatures.


Author of the following books:


''Classical Dance'' - Methodical Refference (1985)

''Methodical Program for Non Professional Ballet Schools'' (Russian Ballet System)

''Methodics of the Movements in Classical Dance'' (2009),according to the Russian Ballet System.


Kalina Bogoeva is the bearer of numerous prizes and distingtions.

In 2011 she was awarded with the Honorary Title  - '' Academician''


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