The Last Man
Based on the novel 1984 by George Orwell
State puppet theatre Stara Zagora
Directing and dramaturgy: Veselka Kuncheva
Stage design and puppets: Marieta Golomehova
Music: Hristo Namliev and Militsa Gladnishka
Choreography: Maria Dimitrova
3D mapping: Polina Gerasimova
Cast: Militsa Gladnishka, Luben Chanev, Latina Berovska, Cveti Peniashki, Tania Georgieva, Kiril Antonov, Kaloyan Georgiev, Maria Djoikeva
Photos by Alexander Bogdan Thompson
Marieta Golomehova is a highly accomplished stage designer, puppet maker, and costume designer. With a career spanning over two decades, she has earned prestigious Ikar and Askeer Bulgarian awards and nominations for her exceptional contributions to the theater. Golomehova’s creative vision shines through her sets and puppets in productions like The Little Zaches Called Cinnabar and The Tempest. Collaborating with renowned director Vesselka Kuncheva, she has designed remarkable stage productions such as Rage as a Life and The Nose.
Her talents extend beyond the stage, curating exhibitions like Anatomy of a Doll and participating in international festivals. She explores diverse themes and engages in international projects, showcasing her versatility in productions like Maria de Buenos Aires and Escapes. With a passion for her craft, Golomehova’s designs not only enhance visual elements but also contribute to the narrative and emotional impact. Through her remarkable talent, attention to detail, and innovative approach, she leaves an indelible mark on the world of stage design and puppetry.