Bogdana Orleanova


tel. +447865714111
director, over 5 years


Director, acting coach, writer. Bogdana Orleanova graduated from the I.K. Karpenko-Karyi National University of Theatre, Film, and Television in Kyiv, Ukraine, and holds a master’s degree with honors. Since her graduation, she has worked as a Stage Director, Acting coach, and Head of the Drama Department. She has also participated in various theatre projects throughout Europe: She was a resident of Theater und Orchester Heidelberg (ETC, Germany), a Resident of V4@Theatre Critics Residency (Divadelna Nitra, Slovakia), finalist of The British Drama Competition for Directors – Taking the Stage organized by British Council Ukraine, finalist of The Open Doors International Laboratory for Young Directors in Odesa, participant of Commedia dell’Arte workshop by Matteo Spiazzi (Italy).

Her interests as an artist are oriented towards such topics as feminism, the role of the artist in society, Ukraine’s place on the world map, real/illusion, and death. She has worked with various forms of theatre and video performance. Bogdana’s latest shows are “2022 Witnessing U: Testimonials from the Frontline” at De Toneelmakerij (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) and Fox Dark as Light Night at Barons Court Theatre (London, the UK). Her latest film project is a dance short Seagull/Desire.