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Vlad Udrescu

About

Graduate of the U.N.A.T.C. I.L. Caragiale, Faculty of Theater specialization Art Actor class Prof. Dr. Adriana Popovici, class of 2008

2008-2010 Master, U.N.A.T.C. I.L. Caragiale, specialization Actor's Art, class Prof. Dr. Gelu Colceag

Actor of the "Marin Sorescu" National Theatre in Craiova since 2015

Nomination at the Uniter Awards 2023, category BEST ACTOR IN A SECONDARY ROLE, for the role of Creon in the play "Oedipus Rege" by Sophocles, directed by Declan Donnellan.

Roles at the National Theatre "Marin Sorescu" Craiova

Hamlet – Hamletde William Shakespeare, regia Declan Donnellan

El – Trilogia memorieide Arne Lygre, regia Radu Afrim

Voice (recorded) – "Băgău" by Ioana Bradea, directed by Cristina Giurgea, season 2022-2023, premiere December 22, 2022

Buckingham – "Richard III" by William Shakespeare, directed by Bocsárdi László, season 2022-2023, premiere  28 mai 2022

Creon – „Oedip Rege” by Sophocles, directed by Declan Donnellan, season 2022-2023, premiere 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 May 2022

Storyteller@acedesiguranța, by Ionuț Sociu, directed by Bobi Pricop, 2021-2022, premiere January 23, 2022

Son, Backing vocals, Backing, Scared dogs– “Dog with man. Dog without man." by Lia Bugnar, Dan Coman, Simona Goshu, Maria Manolescu, Oana Pellea, Radu Tudoran and Radu Afrim, directed by Radu Afrim, season 2021-2022, premiere October 9, 2021

Paul/ other characters - "Heart and other meat preparations" by Dan Coman, directed by Radu Afrim, season 2020-2021, premiere October 3, 2020

Harvey/ Anthony/ Greg/ Victor/ Jon – "Incognito" by Nick Payne, directed by Radu Iacoban, season 2019-2020, preview August 23, 2020

Vlad - "The Serpent's Outfit" by Marius Aldea, concept, artistic direction and choreography Andrea Gavriliu, season 2019-2020, premiere June 19, 2020

Voci la telefon/ Kent – „Radio” by Eric Bogosian, directed by Bobi Pricop, season 2019-2020, premiere December 14, 2019

Items – “Good news. Final!" by Davide Carnevali, directed by Alexandru Dabija, season 2019-2020, premiere November 10, 2019

Demetrio - "Operation Mars" by Alexa Băcanu, directed by Dragoș Alexandru Mușoiu, 2019-2020, premiere September 18, 2019

Dominik - "Bang" by Marius Von Mayenburg, directed by Theodor Cristian Popescu, season 2018-2019, premiere June 5, 2019

Samuel/a – „Casa cu suricate” by David Drábek, directed by Radu Afrim, season 2018-2019, premiere April 20, 2019

Du Croisy/ Tartuffe – „Fȇte” after Molière, directed by Andreea Ciocîrlan, 2017-2018 season, premiere 17 February 2018

Vald - "The Author" by Tim Crouch, directed by Bobi Pricop, season 2017-2018, premiere November 4, 2017

Leo – "The Elephant in the Room or The Vibrator Play" by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Dragoș Alexandru Mușoiu, season 2016-2017, premiere March 15, 2017

Franz / Receptionist / Beggar - “The Other Country” by Herta Müller, directed by Alexandru Istudor, 2016-2017 season, premiere December 17, 2016

Marc Antoniu  „Iulius Caesar” by William Shakespeare, directed by Peter Schneider, 2015-2016 season, premiere 17 April 2016

Konstantin Gavrilovich Treplev – "The Seagull" by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, directed by Yiannis Paraskeveopolous , season 2015-2016, premiere December 5, 2015

The second man – "Illusions"by Ivan Vîrîpaev, directed by Bobi Pricop, season 2014-2015, premiere May 29, 2015 https://vimeo.com/140054725

 

Roles at other theatres

C/ Bim/  Vi/ B– “Quad”, “What Where”, “Come and Go” and “Play” by Samuel Beckett, directed by Dragoș Alexandru Mușoiu, Bucharest National Theatre, 2016

https://www.mystage.ro/spectacole/suntem-ultimii-cinci-292

Albany – "Dystopie.Shakespeare.Remix." after William Shakespeare, directed by Catinca Drăgănescu, Teatrul Național I. L. Caragiale, Bucharest, 2014 https://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=Cbe8NJvNAJc

Here "The Misanthrope" by Molière, directed by Alexandru Mâzgăreanu, Nottara Theatre, Bucharest, 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch ?v=SYUsggY5c3o

Performer / Dancer - “Original Choreographic Recreation” , concept by Cristi Nanculescu, National Dance Center, 2014

– „Pool. No water” by Mark Ravenhill, directed by Dragoș Alexandru Mușoiu, U.N.A.T.C., 2014

Baiatul/ C.E.O./ Voluntarul- "Occupy Future" by Catinca Drăgănescu, directed by Catinca Drăgănescu, Mignion Theatre, 2014 https://www.youtube .com/watch?v=qc3A8um67l4

Sebi Cordoș – „Aggressive Mediocrity (un debate-performance)”, directed by Catinca Drăgănescu, Luni Theater from Green Hours, 2014

Robert Toscano - "Disco Love" by Yasmina Reza, Godot cafe-theater, Bucharest, 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTb28K5ldK8

Performer - "Europe (s)", concept Armel Roussel, Brussels National Theater, Belgium (FITS), 2013

Simon Labrosse - "Seven Days of Simon Labrosse's Life" , directed by Elena Morar, Green Hours Monday Theater, Bucharest, 2013

An Oltean- "Niște Olteni" dramatization after "La lilieci" by Marin Sorescu, directed by Constantin Fugaşin, La Scena, Bucharest, 2012

The Storyteller "Venus and Adonis" by William Shakespeare, "25 Hours of Theater" Festival, Sibiu, 2012

Vlad- theatrical sitcom "The girl who lost her head" by Raluca Adina Avram, directed by Catinca Drăgănescu, One-man show season uri – EL Comandante, 2011

Villi– "M&M" by Ștefan Caraman, directed by Cristi Bajora, Teatrul în Culise. Bucharest, 2011

Voinitev - "Platonov" by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, directed by Liviu Lucaci, Very Small Theater, Bucharest, 2009

Orsino – "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare, directed by Liviu Lucaci, Teatrul Masca, Bucharest, 2009

Percinet - "Romantic" by Edmond Rostand, directed by Alexandru Mâzgăreanu; Comedy Theater, Bucharest, 2008

 

Movie

  • Sarajevo Film Festival, "Film Stage Studio" intensive film workshop at "Talent Campus Sarajevo" with director Gazdag Gyula, 2016, https://www.sff.ba/en/page/talents-2016
  • role: Anton - "Raaz Rebooted" director Vikhram Bhatt producer Mahesh Bhatt 2016 role performed in English https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V496LGfxr38
  • role: Moris - "Richi's Dream", directed by Lari Gligor, producer Mortoci Film, 2015, https://vimeo.com/179972929
  • voice-over - "Wannbes", directed by Răzvan Barseti, producer Makina Film, 2014
  • role: El - "Conect", director Nicoleta Moise, UNATC, 2009

 

Workshops and residencies

  • Creative residency within the Gogolfest site-specific festival, offered by the European Theater Convention, Kiev, 2016

https://eepap.culture.pl/institution/festival-contemporary-art-gogolfest-ngo-ukrainehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/147319938@N06/29706581552/in/photostream/

  • Vocal technique workshop applied to the ancient tragedy "Bacchae" by Euripides, role: Pentheus, coordinated by director Daniele Salvo, T.N.M.S.C, 2015
  • "Shared space- weather, music and politics" at the Prague Contemporary Art Quadrennial 2015; Warsaw, Poland, 2014
  • "Cities on Stage" European cultural project in partnership with the Brussels National Theatre and the "Radu Stanca" Theatre Sibiu); workshop coordinated by director Armel Roussel, Brussels, Belgium. FITS, 2013, https://www.citiesonstage.eu/en/armel-roussel/
  • "Michael Chekhov" with Ragnar Freidank - actor/ director/ board member of M.I.C.H.A. (Michael Chekhov Association), professor at the Graduate Acting Program of Columbia University, Bucharest, 2013
  • "In search of existential theatre" with David Esrig - Sibiu, 2007
  • "Shakespeare-Hamlet" with David Esrig- U.N.A.T.C. I.L.Caragiale, Bucharest, 2010

 

Awards

  • Winner of the "National Audition" (competition dedicated to young actors) 2014 edition with Robert Toscano's monologue from "Happy the Happy" by Yasmina Reza, U.N.A.T.C. Bucharest, 2014
  • 2011 HOP Gala Finalist
  • Best performance at the Comédie Tends to the Young, "The Romantics" by Edmond Rostand, 2008
  • Best performance at the Piatra Neamt Youth Festival, "Platonov" by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, 2009
  • Special Jury Prize for the role of the Aviator from "The Little Prince" by Antoine de Saint Exupery at the "Iuliu Maniu" Francophone Festival, Târgu Mureș, 2005, role performed in French
  • "Solo Performance work" with Eric Trules (professor at USC's School of Theater, Fulbright Specialist in American Studies-Theater) at the U.N.A.T.C. I.L. Caragiale, Bucharest, 2010
  • „L`ARIA” - internship in Corsica from the French Embassy in Romania; Corsica, 2006. Roles performed in French during the internship:

– Taltybios din „Les Troienes” de Seneca

- Jean Padan from the play of the same name by Dario Fo.

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