Digital horizons

December 2020

Дигитални хоризонти

Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay 

After immersing ourselves in virtual and augmented reality in search of pirate treasures with “Treasure Island v1.0” today Small Theater Company is heading to new digital horizons. We set out to explore the possibilities of digital puppetry / virtual puppetry / using one of the latest technologies, until recently available only in high-budget Hollywood projects – Motion capture.

The project is implemented with the financial support of NF “Culture” under a “One-year program to support private professional organizations in the field of arts”.


The Magic Forest – a show for babies

October 2020

Вълшебната гора

We are starting a new project aimed at the youngest viewers – babies. We are excited about our upcoming work with the wonderful set designer Nevena Nenova and Ch. Аssistant Ph.D. Atanas Krastev, who will play live during the premiere performances. We are confident and inspired, and we set to work. Wish us success!

For more details follow our Facebook page.

The project is implemented with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture under the PROGRAM FOR SUPPORT OF CREATIVE PROJECTS IN THE FIELD OF STAGE ARTS


Autumn tour

September 2020

With the beginning of the new school year we are going on a new autumn tour. We will visit several wonderful corners of Bulgaria and present the performances “From the Tower” and “What Grandpa did is still good“. Expect us in Shipka, Yambol, Krushevo, Zheleznitsa and Gabrovo.

For the program and more details follow our Facebook page.

The participations were realized with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture.


Green School

June – August 2020

It’s summer and we are going on an extremely pleasant summer tour. We will visit several villages near Sevlievo and Lovech to play, make workshops and spread green ideas. Thanks to all involved and especially to the organizers Art Office Foundation for the wonderful opportunity to be part in this extremely exciting project.


Festival of Bulgarian culture in Brussels

november 2019

Куклена Ферма в Брюксел

Hold on, Brussels!

On emblematic for all bulgarians date 10th November we will be in Brussels – part of Festival of Bulgarian culture 2019. We will participate with our vegetable workshop “Puppet farm” and our play “What the old man does, is always good” . Don’t miss this spectacular event.

DA FEST 2019

october 2019

Another festival approach. After PIERROT 2019 and Theatre Meeting Varna 2019, we are part of 7th edition of DA FEST 2019 – International Festival of Digital Art in Sofia, organized by National Academy of Arts, Sofia and DA Lab. Curators of this unique event are Venelin Shurelov and Galina Dimitrova-Dimova.



september 2019

Ahoy pirates,

Good news. We are part of 11th edition of one extremely prestigious and favorite festival – “PIERROT” – International Puppet Theatre for Adults Festival. We moor on the shore of Stara Zagora with “TREASURE ISLAND v1.0”. Thank You all – artists, organizers, connoisseurs!!!

Prague Quadrennial 2019

june 2019

It’s a huge pleasure to share that our play “TREASURE ISLAND v1.0 ” is already part of the official Bulgarian selection of #CONGLOMERATE, which will present the achievements of the Bulgarian stage design of the Prague Quadrennial. Check out our 360 degree video.


You can find our archive news here.


Emil Yordanov

Desislava Yordanova

Sylvia Teneva

Georgi Tenev


Small Theatre Company was founded by a group of friends in love with the theater. Our goal is to create performances that are not only polished but exciting and inspiring. Here you can find a video about creation of our company.

And finally: we never forget that the audience is one of the most important and essential ingredients for the theatrical magic to happen.


Treasure Island v1.0

XR Puppet performance

01. AR_LAB_SCI-FI_SIMULATOR_4KDirector: Emil Yordanov
Scenography and 3D design: Arto Chevidzhiyan
Original music and sound design: Georgi Strezov and Lyubomir Goshev
Software engineer: Liubomir Rusev
Screenplay: Emil Yordanov

Cast: Alexandar Mitev, Georgi Tenev, Stayko Staykov, Silvia Teneva / Desislava Yordanova

Small Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the FIRST XR puppet performance using MR/VR – mixed reality and virtual reality.

What the old man does is always good

Puppet performance

What the old man does is always goodDirector: Emil Yordanov

Scenography: Inid Björklund

Cast:Desislava Yordanova and Georgi Tenev

Puppet show for the whole family, which tells the truly important things in life 🙂

From The Tower

Puppet performance

Indygogo_afishDirector: Emil Yordanov

Scenography: Irina Vassileva

Music: Hristo Namliev
Cast: Silvia Teneva and Georgi Tenev

Puppet theatre for all the family represent titanic clash between the human and the nature.



Workshop with marionettes from vegetables

In our Vegerionettes workshop, children and their parents will be in touch with the magic of the marionettes in an extremely interesting and entertaining way. Each child will have the opportunity to create their own character with unique shape and capabilities. We will help each child by explaining the principles and the various possibilities that puppets have, so that children, with the help of their parents, can make a dreamlike puppet …


Puppets from the Tower

Workshop from waste materials

Puppets from the Tower” is a workshop for making theater puppets from waste materials. Conceptually, the workshop complements the message of the show “From the Tower to care for the environment by focusing participants’ attention to recycling already used materials …

Puppet farm

Workshop with vegetables and fruits

Puppet’s Farm” is a workshop for production of theater puppets from fruits, vegetables and other natural materials. The aim is to draw children’s attention to those healthy products in the game with them. It encouraged also thinking of children towards eco-sustainability and zero pollution

Crazy journey into the world of art

Educational initiative

Educational program designed to provoke the interest of school children to the arts. Crazy journey into the world of art using active involvement of children in various interesting and entertaining activities.

Workshop for creative awakening

Creativity workshop

FacebookPost_1200x900px_04AprEveryone carries a spark of creativity in yourself. Unfortunately, in the hectic everyday life we often forget about the creator in us and leave routine to lead us. That is why we created our “Workshop for creative awakening”. Its main purpose is reinventing us as the creative beings and increasing our creative abilities.



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Nikolai Palauzov str 26, floor 2
5300 Gabrovo
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