Nicholas Kolev is a Bulgarian actor that came to the United States in 1998. Prior to his arrival he was working as a performer in the circus industry from the young age of 6. During his first 5 years in the United States he traveled with his family performing gymnastics, hand balancing, juggling, and trampoline acts all over the United States and Canada.
Once his family retired from the circus, Nicholas attended Del Sol High School in Las Vegas NV where he fell in love with the theatre and the art of acting. He performed in all of the productions the theatre produced during his time there, including their competitive improv team, Operation Improvisation. Finishing his high school education in 2 years, Nicholas enrolled in Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon. Shortly thereafter he was accepted into the prestigious SOU Theater performance program which has a direct internship program connected to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. While his previous gymnastics experience lends itself towards mastering his theatrical physicality, the focus in performing Shakespeare allowed him to develop the ability to perform both with an accent and completely without one. He completed all of the acting, improv, voice and movement classes while at Southern Oregon University and continues to practice his craft daily.
His passion lies in character development and script analysis where he utilizes array of acting techniques, striving to arrive at a unique and natural performance. Most recently Nicholas worked as a Series Regular in American Tragedies: WACO - The Trials staring along side Michael Shannon and Giovanni Ribisi.
A two part workshop. Students will prepare a one minute scene of their choice to perform during class one. Feedback will be provided and the scene will be broken down/analyzed and will be performed again. Students will be assigned a scene for class two to be prepared and performed during class. Scenes will be performed and then analyzed. Feedback will be provided and scenes will be performed again.