Sonya Boteva Actress in Plovidv State Puppet Theatre


She graduated in 1987 from NATFIZ "Kr. Sarafov" - "Acting Mastery for Puppet Theater", with the qualification of Actor for Puppet Theater and the degree of Master's qualification.

Creative theater experience

Since 1987, she is part of the troupe of the State Puppet Theater - Plovdiv. In the period 1993-2004, she taught at "Paisii Hilendarski" Plovdiv Univercity. Since 2010, she has been teaching at the National High School for Stage and Screen Arts”” in the city of Plovdiv.
She played in over twenty productions in the puppet theater, some of which: "Tale of Tales", directed by Vanya Sivinova (1999), "Winnie the Pooh", directed by Vasil Apostolov (2003), "Oedipus. The Feast of Blinding", dir. Ruslan Kudashov (2009), „The Children of Hameln“, directed by Sergey Stolyarov (2015), „The Three Brothers and the Golden Apple“, directed by Eva Kyosovska.

Наталия Василева


Current performances


What a crocodile!

For the first time in Bulgaria on the state of State Puppet Theatre - Plovdiv there is a performance in which the sand is the main instrument to draw the figures and to retell the story...


Kosse Bosse

This classical Bulgarian tale will meet the trustful Kosse Bosse with the willy Fox and the friendly Dog.


The curious elephant

A performance in which a baby elephant will ask everyone the question "Why?" and through the answers he will get to know the world!



The wonderful tale of tiny Thumbelina and her big dreams.

30 April 10:30


"Flight" over fantasy, beauty, smiles and emotions.