Vidina Popov was born in 1992 in Vienna. Following her first stage experiences at the age of eight at the Volkstheater in Vienna, she studied acting at the Thomas Bernhard Institute of the Mozarteum in Salzburg from 2012 to 2016. She performed under directors including Volker Lösch, Stefan Kaminsky and Anita Vulesica. In 2013 she wrote the monologue for stage Ich bin Bulgare, which she performed in the Theater im KunstQuartier in Salzburg and the Bulgarisches Theater in Vienna. Together with her class, she received the ensemble prize for the production Camelot – Handbuch für Ritter at the Schauspieltreffen 2015. Furthermore, she frequently appeared on stage in the context of theatre festivals, including the Körber Studio Junge Regie at the Thalia Theater in der Gaußstraße, as Snow White in Spieglein, Spieglein at the Trisomie 21 Festival in the Burgtheater Casino, and in 35kg Poesie at the HAU Theater’s 100° Festival in Berlin. Guest engagements have taken her to the studio stage of the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna, to the Bulgarisches Theater in Vienna and Theater Erlangen. During the 2016/17 season, Vidina Popov is working at the Landestheater Niederösterreich and as a guest actress in a production by Nuran David Calis at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin. On television, she has appeared in Soko Danube and can be seen alongside Jürgen Tarrach in the new ARD series Lisbon Krimi as the female lead, Marcia Amaya.