Yassen Atanasov

Yassen Atabassov is a talented young actor based in Bulgaria.


Atanassov received his Bachelor of Drama Acting from NATFA in 2021. After graduation, he did a one month Lee Strasberg technique training with Paul Rush and attended a casting workshop with Nathalie Cheron during the Kranj Film Festival in Slovenia. By this point, he has worked with one of the most famous Bulgarian actors and directors, including Kamen Donev, Ivaylo Hristov, and Stoyan Radev. He is currently playing in more than 10 theatre productions in both “Theatre Bulgarian Army” and “Theatre 199” in Sofia. The types of roles he mostly specializes in are the brave young soldier, the villain, the psycho, or the naïve guy we laugh at. Besides that, he is undergoing a one-year study at TIAS under the guidance of Adam Davenport in the Chubbuck acting method.


Skills: Bulgarian (Native), English (Fluent), German (Very good), Russian (Basic)
Instruments: Piano (High level), Accordion (High level), Drums (basic level)
Sports: Motorcycle license (A); Car license (B); Horseback riding


“Gundi – a legend of love” (postproduction) 2024 (Feature)
“Loveoff “(postproduction) 2024 (Feature)
“Fear” 2021 (Feature)
“Petya of my Petya” 2021 (Feature)
“A summer in a winter day” 2019 (Short)

“Valey of Fame” (2023) TV Series

Currently in Theatre Shows
“Tribes” by Nina Rein - Theatre Bulgarian Army 2024
“Comedy of corruption” from “The Trial” by Franz Kafka- Theatre Bulgarian Army 2023
“A woman of no importance” by Oscar Wilde - Theatre Bulgarian Army 2019
“Cyrano de Bergerac” by Edmond Rostand - Theatre Bulgarian Army 2021
“Dialogues de bêtes“ by Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette - Theatre Bulgarian Army 2020
“Vincent in Brixton” by Nicholas Wright – Theatre “199” 2022

Yassen Atanasov

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