Bio - Eva Volitzer



is an actor, director and Professor of acting. She is the founder of EVA VOLITZER ACTOR’S STUDIO NYC

Eva Volitzer graduated from the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria, with an M.A. in Acting, and specialized at the University of Barcelona, Spain, in the Theatre in Education postgraduate program. She is a Professor at the New Bulgarian University in Sofia and a Fulbright scholar at Pace University, New York. She has taught a master class on Anton Chekhov at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute. Eva Volitzer has decades of experience in teaching acting and many successfully trained students. Her methodology is based on teaching the major psycho-physical techniques laying the foundation for the development of acting and the actor. The aspect of the text’s and character’s action is the crux of her expertise, which helps students build on their achievements by perfecting their acting technique. She has directed many performances by her students, among which The Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco; The Bear and A Marriage Proposal by Anton Chekhov; The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, The Trojan Women by Euripides, Rough Magic by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Funny as a Crutch by Rich Orloff, 33 Fainting Spells by Anton Chekhov, Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman, A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, etc.

Professor Eva Volitzer has published a textbook titled “Acting. Paths to Mastering the Art” (Original Bulgarian title: „Актьорското майсторство. Пътища за овладяване“)

As an actor, Eva Volitzer has had more than 50 roles in the theater, notably Avis in A Body of Water by Lee Blessing; Chloé in My Old Lady by Israel Horovitz; Margaret in Painting Churches by Tina Howe; Marcia in The Decorator by D. Churchill; Zipporah in Suitcase Packers by H. Levin; Pia Goat in Island by Ugo Betti; Bride in A Respectable Wedding by B. Brecht; Carrie in Toys In the Attic by L. Hellman; Lily Belle in The Curious Savage by J. Patrick; Smelskaya in Artists and Admirers by N. Ostrovsky; Hermia in The Moods of Marianne by Alfred de Musset; Donna Anna in Don Giovanni by Max Frisch; Popova in The Bear by A.P. Chekhov; Natalia in A Marriage Proposal by A.P. Chekhov; Lady Anne in Richard III by W. Shakespeare; Anne in The Merry Wives of Windsor by W. Shakespeare; Anna Visniewski in A Profitable Position by A. Ostrovsky; Marcella in Saturday, Sunday and Monday by Eduardo De Filippo.

Eva Voltizer is also a singer. She has released an album, Jewish Sephardic Songs, in Ladino. The songs are available on Spotify, Google Play Music, Dezeer, etc.