His performances were among the most striking of the Sofia National Opera and Ballet. He notably embodied the roles of Drosselmeyer in "The Nutcracker", Fairy Karabos in "The Sleeping Beauty", Mamma Simone in "The Badly Guarded Girl", Rotbart in "Swan Lake", and Espada in "Don Quixote". Yordan Krastev has enjoyed great success in guest performances in Europe, South America, the UAE, and elsewhere.
Yordan Krastev has also made his mark in contemporary choreography, earning the National Competition "Atanas Petrov" award in 2004. Additionally, Yordan Krastev is a respected teacher at the National School of Dance Art in Sofia.