Petar Todorov

... (1965, Bulgaria) is a theatre and dance director and MA graduate of the Directing Course at the National Theatre Academy, Sofia. During the period 1992-2001 he directed his own physical theatre group New Forms Theatre, which toured intensively in Europe, USA, Mongolia, and Morocco. Since 2000, Petar works on a regular basis as part of the artistic tandem Satores, together with the choreographer from Slovenia Gregor Kamnikar. They have worked on projects in Bulgaria, Slovenia, Germany, Sweden, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan. Their basic field of exploration is the physical action and developing ideas through human physicality. The goal of Satores is to establish the international performing arts company Arepo Group. Petar is currently working on Chaos - Body without Doors which is a co-production between DIN A13 Tanzcompany (Germany), Ops! productions (Slovenia) and Pro Rodopi Foundation (Bulgaria). Gerda König, Gregor Kamnikar, Desislava Mincheva and Petar Todorov initiated this project and are currently developing it through a residency at PACT Zollverein. Chaos - Body will open at Arkadas Theatre in Cologne on April 2, 2004.