CERASELA IOSIFESCU

Actress

Graduate of IATC, Bucharest, class of Professor Sanda Manu, class of 1991

Actress at the C Theatre. Nottara in Bucharest, since graduation

Debut role - Queen Mary from "The King Dies" by Eugène Ionesco, directed by Dominic Dembinski

Actress of the National Theatre "Marin Sorescu" Craiova since 2002

 

Roles at the National Theatre "Marin Sorescu" Craiova 

Lora - "Obsessions" by Claudiu Sfirschi-Lăudat, directed by Yannis Paraskevopoulos, season 2019-2020, premiere 15 September 2019

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

Arkadina - "The Seagull" by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, directed by Yannis Paraskevopoulos (Greece), season 2015-2016, premiere 5 December 2015

Jessie - ,,Goodnight, Mom!" by Marsha Norman, directed by Mircea Cornișteanu, 2014-2015 season

Jo/ Bee/Alex - "The Chinese" by Michael Frayn, directed by Mircea Cornișteanu. season 2012-2013, premiere 23 February 2013

Zoe - "A Lost Letter" by Ion Luca Caragiale, directed by Mircea Cornișteanu, 2012-2013 season, premiere 13 October 2012

Veta - "A stormy night" by Ion Luca Caragiale, directed by Mircea Cornișteanu, 2011-2012 season, premiere 15 November 2011

Natalia Ivanovna - "Three Sisters" by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, directed by Andreas Pantzis (Cyprus), 2009-2010 season, premiere 23 March 2010

Mariana (Angelo's fiancée) - "Measure for Measure" by William Shakespeare, directed by Silviu Purcărete, season 2007-2008, premiere 01 March 2008

Medea - "Medea" by Euripides, directed by Yannis Paraskevopoulos (Greece), 2005-2006 season, premiere 15 April 2006

Lady Capulet - "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare, directed by Yiannis Paraskevopoulos (Greece), 2005-2006 season, premiere 17 September 2005

Olivia - "As You Like It or The Night of the Bargain Break" by William Shakespeare, directed by Silviu Purcărete, season 2003-2004, premiere 21 March 2004

Thérèse - "Thérèse Raquin" by Émile Zola, directed by Gisèle Sallin (Switzerland), season 2003-2004, premiere 14 February 2004

Catarina - ,,Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare, directed by Mircea Cornișteanu (Craiova debut), 2002-2003 season, premiere 16 March 2003

Nathalie - ,,Vacation in Guadeloupe" by Pierre Sauvil and Eric Assous, directed by Mircea Cornișteanu, 2000-2001 season, premiere 4 February 2001 (replacing Petronela Zurba)

Boticelli's Spring - "Cactus Flower"by Pierre Braillet, directed by Mircea Cornișteanu, 1986-1987 season, premiere 12 February 1987

 

Awards

October 2005 - TVR International Award

December 2006 - I.D. Sârbu for theatrical art of the magazine "Mozaicul" (the role of Medea in the tragedy of the same name by Euripides)

June 2012 - Best Actress Award (Veta's role in "Stormy Night" - TNC) at FestCo 2012

June 2012 - Best Actress Award at the 2012 Project Theater Festival - Câmpina

October 2012 - Best Actress Award at the International Short Theater Festival - Oradea

November 2021 - Rhino Award for female performance : Cerasela Iosifescu, for the role of Lora in the monodrama Obsessions of Claudiu Sfirschi-Lăudat, directed by Yiannis Paraskevopoulos, “Marin Sorescu” National Theater Craiova, online show - 11 June 2020 - Awards of "Rhino" magazine and "Cheetah" publishing house

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