Theatre & Dance

Theatre & Dance

Our theatre and dance projects aim at fostering contacts between British and Romanian artists, supporting co-productions, setting up artistic residencies and producing original shows.

Done in partnership with British or Romanian institutions, our theatrical and dance productions often take place at important festivals or key venues. The promotion of Romanian theatre and dance means also working closely with Barbican Centre, Edinburgh International Festival, Southbank Centre and Siobhan Davies Studios, Theatre Royal Stratford East among others.    

 

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Great Thespian Oana Pellea in Jean Cocteau’s

Great Thespian Oana Pellea in Jean Cocteau’s

The Romanian Cultural Institute in London ends this year’s hugely successful series “Tales Told in Romanian” with another exquisite production: Oana Pellea in the touching one-woman show “The Human Voice”, directed by legendary director and professor Sanda Manu, in a collaboration renewed after 26 years. In one...

08/12/2013 @ The Cockpit, Gateforth Street, Marylebone, London NW8 8EH
Dance, London's New

Dance, London's New "Currency"

Romanian artists Florin Flueraş and Alina Popa take part in Currency, London's newest dance festival, a common initiative of The Place, Crying Out Loud, EUNIC London and EU Commission Representation in London. Expect shows that defy convention and studio collaborations that are purposely wrong-footing, featuring some of the best...

14 - 23/11/2013 @ The Place, 17 Duke's Road, London WC1H 9PY
Theatre Series

Theatre Series "Tales Told in Romanian" Opens to the British Public

The funny, intelligent and vibrantly compassionate performance of “Once upon a Second Time”, by Mimi Brănescu, starring Vlad Zamfirescu and Mirela Oprişor, will open the theatre series “Tales Told in Romanian” to the British public, after the huge acclaim of the previous shows.   “Once upon a Second...

06/10/2013 @ The Cockpit, Gateforth Street, Marylebone, London NW8 8EH
Octavian Saiu reflects on Beckett and his posterity at the Edinburgh International Festival

Octavian Saiu reflects on Beckett and his posterity at the Edinburgh International Festival

Theatre critic and professor Octavian Saiu joins a select ensemble of British specialists in and aficionados of Beckett, comprised of journalist Jeremy How (BBC Radio 4), dramatist Jonathan Myerson, Derval Tubridy (Goldsmiths College) and Mark Nixon (Beckett scholar), to discuss the great Irishman relevance today and his innovative ways of...

23 - 30/08/2013
 Mircea Diaconu and Alexandru Repan, two sacred monsters of Romanian theatre, join West End's star-studded theatrical community

Mircea Diaconu and Alexandru Repan, two sacred monsters of Romanian theatre, join West End's star-studded theatrical community

Catch the one-off performance of Eric Emmanuel Schmitt's bitter-sweet Enigma Variations, starring two of the greatest Romanian theatre actors, Mircea Diaconu and Alexandru Repan, and join us in the celebration of Romanian language and thespian excellence. Evasions and lies twist into increasingly complex puzzles as two men, an acclaimed...

13/07/2013 @ Leicester Square Theatre, 6 Leicester St., London, WC2H 7BX
Matei Visniec Meets His London Enthusiasts

Matei Visniec Meets His London Enthusiasts

We are proud to welcome the celebrated Paris-based playwright, novelist and poet Matei Visniec at his first appearance in 1 Belgrave Square, the very address of Romanian culture in Britain. The reputed writer will be engaging in a dialogue with his London enthusiasts, following the latest staging of his much acclaimed play, "The Body Of A...

28/06/2013 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH

"Caramitru-Mălăele, câte-n lună și în stele" - “Caramitru-Mălăele, a Tapestry of Tales”

For one night only, from sold-out theatres in Romania: "Caramitru-Mălăele,   câte-n lună și în stele" - “Caramitru-Mălăele, a Tapestry of Tales” brings to London two much loved legends of the Romanian stage, Ion Caramitru and Horațiu Mălăele, in a delectable duel of anecdotes, stories,...

26/05/2013 @ Leicester Square Theatre, 6 Leicester St., London, WC2H 7BX
International Ballet Star Alina Cojocaru to Host a Gala for Hospices of Hope at Sadler’s Wells Theatre

International Ballet Star Alina Cojocaru to Host a Gala for Hospices of Hope at Sadler’s Wells Theatre

After a successful fundraising gala in 2008, acclaimed Romanian ballerina at the Royal Ballet, Alina Cojocaru offers again her help for Bucharest Hospice Appeal. The Gala is organised by the British charity Hospices of Hope, with the support of the Romanian Cultural Institute in London. The evening celebrates a great tradition of...

12/05/2013 @ Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4TN
Report from Immediate Hell

Report from Immediate Hell

We are pleased to announce the UK premiere of “I Killed My Mother” by Romanian-Hungarian Andras Visky, one of the most original voices of the contemporary European theatre, at The Rosemary Branch Theatre. “I Killed My Mother” is the story of Bernadett, a modern day Jane Eyre living in Ceausescu’s Romania, an...

05 - 10/03/2013 @ The Rosemary Branch Theatre, 2 Shepperton Road, London N1 3DT
E-MOTIONAL Bodies & Cities

E-MOTIONAL Bodies & Cities

Artists Gemma Riggs (UK), Mircea Ghinea (Romania), Laura Murphy (Ireland), Kaspers Lielgalvis (Latvia) and Alexis Vassiliou (Cyprus) embark together in a co-authorship process to explore, through dance and visual arts, the relation between the human body, the urban and geo-political context and new technologies. A series of five...

26/01/2013 @ Watermans Arts Centre, 40 High Street, Brentford, Middlesex TW8 0DS
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