ANTHONY NIKOLCHEV (USA)
is a native Californian, an actor, writer and holds a BA in Theatre and Bioethics from Wesleyan University in Connecticut where he studied under Yuriy Kordonskiy, a student of Lev Dodin. His acting and writing has been seen in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles as well as Germany, Russia, Armenia and Poland. Since 2009, he has been working both in the USA and in Wroclaw - first touring with his own solo performance, then at the Wroclawski Teatr Lalek and now with the Studio Matejka. Awards include: 2011 / 2012 Best Actor United Solo Theatre Festival (NYC), 2012 Best Actor Los Angeles Intl. Underground Film Festival (USA), 2009 WROSTJA Festival Directors Award (Poland), a TCG/ITI Travel Grant and Mid-Atlantic USArtist International Grant. In June 2013 he collaborated as a writer and performer with Vivien Wood in Exile, a dance theatre performance touring in England.