Assoc. Prof.
Aleksandra Hong

EDUCATION
Sophia State Theater Institute – Sophia, Bulgaria
Stage movement and pantomime teacher 1985-1986
Russian State Institute of Cinematography – Moscow Russia
Actor of theater and film 1979-1983
Tashkent State University – Tashkent, Uzbekhistan
Russian Philology 1978-1979

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Instructor of pantomime students with hearing disability 2004 – present
National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Instructor of stage movement and pantomime 1986 – present
National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria.

• Teaches stage movement and pantomime classes for acting students;
• Works as director and choreographer of students diploma productions;
• Teaches class of Synthetic Theater Art where supervises experimental theater works of the students.

Modern dance and pantomime teacher 1988 – present
Children Theater Studio Tear and Laughter – Sophia, Bulgaria
Children Theater Studio at Cultural Center Slovenian Talk - Sophia, Bulgaria
Children Theater Studio at Theater-13 - Sophia, Bulgaria
Children Theater Studio at Studentina Theater - Sophia, Bulgaria

Stage Movement and pantomime supervisor 1994-1995
Blagoevrad State University – Blagoevrad, Bulgaria

Stage Movement and pantomime supervisor 1995-1996
Burgas State University – Burgas, Bulgaria

Stage Movement and pantomime supervisor 1998-1999
Varna Liberal University – Varna, Bulgaria 2003-2004

Stage Movement and pantomime supervisor 2004-2006
Private University of Film Art – Sophia, Bulgaria

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Actress 1985 - 1988
Theatre Tear and Laughter – Sophia, Bulgaria
Actress 1988-1990
Theatre Movement - Sophia, Bulgaria

AS A DIRECTOR STAGED
Maugly adaptation of Cipling’s “Jungle Book”
Gambler by Dostoevsky
Unity adaptation of Richard Bach
Graves of Antuan by Ursula la Guine
Isedora based on Isedora Dunkan biography
Jonathan Livingstone the Seagull based on Richard Bach story

As a choreographer choreographed more than 196 theater and TV productions in theatres of Bulgaria and Macedonia.

CONFERENCES, FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS

Avinion Theater Festival, France 1994
Byalistok Theatre Festival, Poland, 1987
Cairo Theatre Festival, Egypt, 1990
Author of two TV projects: “ART-VITAL” – Role of the arts in traditional and non-traditional medicine and “LADIES AND GENTLEMEN” – Style and Etiquette in Different Professions and Social Groups. 1996-1998
Participates in the French-German-Bulgarian forum of young actors in the town of Byroyd, Germany as a producer, choreographer and professor in cooperation with A. Perudji, France and S. Kazani, Germany. 1999-2001

Participation in the Dance Marathon in Tokio – “Session House” with director Takashi Ito, Cultural Bridge Japan-Bulgaria – 2005
Participation in the Symposium in Tokio – “Work with people with hearing disability for education and cultural education”.

PROFESSIONAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND AWARDS

Associate Professor – 2000
A prize for choreography from the National Theatre Festival in Macedonia for the performance “Gilgamesh”, director Deyan Proykovski, Turkish National Drama, Skopie – 2004.
2005 - A prize for the best choreography from the National Theatre Festival in Macedonia for the performance “Tsarnilla”, director Deyan Proykovski, National Drama, Shtip.
2005 - A prize for the best original performance for “Without borders” with students with hearing disability in the Festival for Amateur Theatres, Topolovgrad, Bulgaria.
2005 - A prize for contribution and preservation of the traditions of the ancient art of pantomime – International Students Festival VGIK – Moskow with the performance “Metamorphoses of Characters”.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
Expert of Classical and Chinese massage

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
Member of the Union of Bulgarian Actors

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