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.    

 

A View to a Fall: Celebrating 25 Years without Communism

A View to a Fall: Celebrating 25 Years without Communism

Twenty five years after the fall of one of the harshest dictatorships in Eastern Europe, we conjure a period of turmoil and redemption through theatre’s evocative flair. Legendary actor Ion Caramitru, a central figure of the December 1989 Revolution, will reflect on the days of tragedy and hope that put an end to communism in Romania and...

10/12/2014 @ The Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X8PH

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Marcel Iureș Brings 'Absolute!' to London's West End

Marcel Iureș Brings 'Absolute!' to London's West End

The internationally acclaimed actor shines in a modern, flamboyant take on classical works by Ion Creangă, the greatest Romanian storyteller.   Legendary theatre and film actor Marcel Iureş has gained international success starring alongside George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell or Johnny Depp in...

26/10/2014 @ Leicester Square Theatre London
International Star Maia Morgenstern at Leicester Square Theatre

International Star Maia Morgenstern at Leicester Square Theatre

Do not miss the one-off performance of Mario Diament’s 'Lost Tango', teaming one of Romania’s most beloved actresses, Maia Morgenstern, with her son, Tudor Aaron Istodor. The show, a Jewish Theatre of Bucharest production, is a demonstration of force and skill from one of the most accomplished actresses working in theatre...

22/06/2014 @ Leicester Square Theatre London
Radu Afrim Reflects on the 'Theatre of Europe'

Radu Afrim Reflects on the 'Theatre of Europe'

Theatre director Radu Afrim, best known for his colourful incursions into alternative lifestyles and his revisionist take on the Western dramatic traditions, joins a pool of outstanding peers to explore, through a series of workshops and meetings, the best ways to increase the presence of European creativity on the British stage. They will look...

16 - 23/06/2014
Legendary Actor Dorel Vișan Opens Our New Performance Series, 'Poets to the Bone'

Legendary Actor Dorel Vișan Opens Our New Performance Series, 'Poets to the Bone'

Thespian Dorel Vișan, a giant of Romanian stage and film, will open our newest programme with a homage event dedicated to the greatest Romanian poet of all time, Mihai Eminescu. 'Poets to the Bone' is a series of small-scale yet dazzling performances, based on the outstanding Romanian poetical and theatrical tradition and starring some...

29/05/2014 @ ICR London
Choreographic Extravaganza 'Zic Zac' Opens in London

Choreographic Extravaganza 'Zic Zac' Opens in London

'Zic Zac', the volcanic debut feature of choreographer Andrea Gavriliu, will be performed in London as part of the widely enjoyed 'Tales Told in Romanian' series, developed by independent promoter Claudia Cîrlig in partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute in London. Described as dynamic and unpredictable, the show...

25/05/2014 @ Leicester Square Theatre London
Great Thespian Oana Pellea in Jean Cocteau’s

Great Thespian Oana Pellea in Jean Cocteau’s "The Human Voice"

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
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