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.    

 

Masca Theatre Company Tours the UK for the Romanian Centenary

Masca Theatre Company Tours the UK for the Romanian Centenary

Masca, the renowned pantomime company from Bucharest, is taking to the UK for an extensive tour as part of our anniversary programme, celebrating 100 years since the unification of all Romanian provinces. The centrepiece of their performances is a new stunning performance, entitled 'Us', which tells the story of the Great Union through...

30/06 - 22/07/2018

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N(AUM) - The Spectacular Charm of Surrealism

N(AUM) - The Spectacular Charm of Surrealism

Stage grande dame Oana Pellea, one of Romania’s most beloved actresses, stars together with Cristina Casian in the eerie, hypnotic adaption of the work of Europe’s last Surrealist master, Gellu Naum. The show is a haunting incursion into the great writer’s fascinating universe, which through fragments of poetry, prose,...

24/10/2015 @ Leicester Square Theatre
The Lustrous Chase: Marina Hanganu at Bloomsbury Festival

The Lustrous Chase: Marina Hanganu at Bloomsbury Festival

Marina Hanganu’s tech-laden and participative performance 'Before Sunset/After Sunrise', an exploration of how light impacts the daily routine of Londoners and their continental counterparts, will be presented at the Bloomsbury Festival as part of a programme that examines the influence of solar luminosity on our everyday life....

22 - 25/10/2015 @ Bloomsbury Festival
In the Ashes of Oblivion: the Romanian-Irish Vanner Collective at Edinburgh Fringe

In the Ashes of Oblivion: the Romanian-Irish Vanner Collective at Edinburgh Fringe

One of our theatrical presences on the Edinburgh Festival scene this summer is the Romanian-Irish dramatic exploration of the often traumatic impact immigration has on one’s identity and memory. The show, entitled 'Ashes Afar: Go Home', tackles the vagaries of displacement in a comedic key. The play is produced by the VANNER...

07 - 29/08/2015 @ Greenside @ Infirmary Street (Venue 236), 6 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LT
Hitchcock Revisited

Hitchcock Revisited

An alert, suspenseful crossover between theatre and film, the Romanian version of '39 Steps', Hitchcock’s espionage thriller and one of West End’s most enduring successes, will be presented at the Edinburgh Fringe by the famed Teatrul Foarte Mic of Bucharest as part of the Romanian artistic contingent showcasing in...

06 - 17/08/2015 @ New Town Theatre (Venue 7), Freemasons' Hall, Edinburgh EH2 3DH
THE MOROMETES 60: The World According To Moromete

THE MOROMETES 60: The World According To Moromete

In a tour de force of dramatic flair and supreme acting skills, legendary stage and film actors Marcel Iureș ('Mission: Impossible', 'Hart’s War', 'Pirates of the Caribbean') and George Mihăiță ('Reconstruction', 'The Silent Wedding'), under the accalimed direction of Alexandru Dabija, revive...

20/06/2015 @ Leicester Square Theatre
An Afternoon of Great Storytelling and Masterful Puppetry

An Afternoon of Great Storytelling and Masterful Puppetry

The International Children’s Day is celebrated in 1 Belgrave Square with a  puppet show full of colour, humour and wit, inspired by the immortal  tale of ignorance and gullibility,  „Prostia omenească” (“The Human Stupidity”), written by Ion Creangă, Romania’s greatest storyteller. A...

06/06/2015 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
…And the Little Piggy Went Straight to Brighton Fringe!

…And the Little Piggy Went Straight to Brighton Fringe!

We are proud to support Pericles Theatre Company and Atelier Community Theatre’s irresistible staging of the beloved 'The Tale of the Pig', the quintessential fable of Romanian childhood. The show, based on two famous versions of the story written by legendary storytellers Ion Creangă and Petre Ispirescu,  follows the...

27 - 30/05/2015 @ The Warren: Main House, St Peter’s Church North, York Place, Brighton, BN1 4GU
A Myth Revisited: 'Vlad the Impaler' in Glasgow and Brighton

A Myth Revisited: 'Vlad the Impaler' in Glasgow and Brighton

A fresh, imaginative take on Marin Sorescu’s revisionist examination of one of Middle Age’s most enigmatic heroes,'Vlad the Impaler', staged by intrepid theatre veterans Faynia Williams and Richard Crane, opens in Glasgow at the famous A Play, A Pie and A Pint on 27 April before a stint in the Brighton Fringe Festival...

15 - 20/05/2015
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
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
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