ROMANIŢA IONESCU

Actress

Graduate of UNATC, class of Professor Florin Zamfirescu, class of 2000

Actress of the "Marin Sorescu" National Theatre in Craiova since 2000

 

Roles at the National Theatre "Marin Sorescu" Craiova 

Carmen Sima (mother), New Year's Eve, Village Woman - „ Dog with man. Dog without a man. ” by Lia Bugnar, Dan Coman, Simona Goşu, Maria Manolescu, Oana Pellea, Radu Tudoran and Radu Afrim, directed by Radu Afrim, season 2021-2022, premiere October 9, 2021

Romanița - "Viva la vulva", lyrics Marius Aldea, concept, direction and scenography Andrea Gavriliu, season 2020-2021, premiere 24 April 2021

Blanche - "Toc Toc" by Laurent Baffie, directed by Alexandru Boureanu and Raluca Păun, season 2020-2021, premiere 12 February 2021

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

Linda - "Radio" by Eric Bogosian, directed by Bobi Pricop, season 2019-2020, premiere 14 December 2019

Dr. Bauer / Veronika / Uschi / Gwendolin - "Bang" by Marius von Mayenburg, directed by Theodor Cristian Popescu, season 2018-2019, premiere June 5, 2019

Mother - "House with Meerkats" by David Drábek, directed by Radu Afrim, 2018-2019 season, premiere April 20, 2019

Alice - "White Room" by Alexandra Badea, directed by Florin Caracala, season 2018-2019, premiere December 19, 2018

Nicky - "Smells like Prey" by Michele Lowe, directed by Alexandru Boureanu, 2018-2019 season, premiere December 8, 2018

Neighbor / Elmire / Fourth Necessary / Miss Bėjart - “Fȇte” after Molière, directed by Andreea Ciocîrlan, season 2017-2018, premiere February 17, 2018

Strawberry - „Sand Monster by Csaba Szekely , directed by Irina Crăiță-Mândră, season 2017-2018, premiere December 17, 2017

Fräulein - „Gaiţele” by Alexandru Kiritescu, directed by Alexandru Boureanu, season 2017-2018, premiere September 22, 2017

Prostitute - "If I Thought Loud" by Adnan Lugonic, directed by Radu Afrim, 2016-2017 season, premiere May 6, 2017

Leonardo's Wife - "The Bloody Wedding" by Federico Garcia Lorca, directed by Andrei Măjeri, 2016-2017 season, premiere February 26, 2017

Irina Windisch - “The Other Country” by Herta Müller, directed by Alexandru Istudor, 2016-2017 season, premiere December 17, 2016

TV Reporter - "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare, directed by Peter Schneider, 2015-2016 season, premiere April 17, 2016

The Beautiful Girl - "Explosive" by Elise Wilk, directed by Andrei Măjeri, 2015-2016 season, premiere January 16, 2016

Sânziana - „Sfârșit” by Oana Hodade, directed by Leta Popescu, season 2015-2016, premiere November 14, 2015

The First Woman - "Illusions" by Ivan Vyrypaev, directed by Bobi Pricop, 2014-2015 season, premiere May 29, 2015

Suzy - "HOT L Baltimore" by Lanford Wilson, directed by Peter Schneider, 2013-2014 season, premiere February 14, 2014

Mara / Mama Marei / Psychologist / TV Presenter - "Religion Teacher" by Mihaela Michailov, directed by Bobi Pricop, season 2013-2014, premiere November 3, 2013

Kalonike - "Lysistrata" by Aristophanes, directed by Yiannis Paraskevopoulos, 2012-2013 season, premiere February 24, 2013

Mrs. de Tourvel - "Dangerous Connections" by Choderlos de Laclos, directed by Romaniţa Ionescu and Raluca Păun, season 2012-2013, premiere January 20, 2013

The Scottish Doctor - Shakespeare's Apocalypse by Janusz Wiśniewski, directed by Janusz Wiśniewski, 2012-2013 season, premiere December 22, 2012

Didina Mazu - "Ladies of the Carnival" by Ion Luca Caragiale, directed by Alexandru Berceanu, season 2011-2012, premiere May 10, 2012

Ferdinand - "A Storm" by William Shakespeare, directed by Silviu Purcărete, 2011-2012 season, premiere February 18, 2012

Meg Magrath - "Blood Ties" by Beth Henley, Collective Directed by Performers, 2011-2012 Season, Premiere October 28, 2011

Helena / Diana - "Everything Is Good When It Ends Well" by William Shakespeare, directed by Tim Carroll, 2010-2011 season, premiere May 21, 2011

Carmen - "Balcony" by Jean Genet, directed by Nicu Nitai, season 2009-2010, premiere June 20, 2010

Circus / Nurse of the Odyssey - "Odysseia" by Homer, directed by Tim Carroll, season 2008-2009, premiere June 7, 2009

Juliet (Claudio's Girlfriend) - "Measure for Measure" by William Shakespeare, directed by Silviu Purcărete, season 2007-2008, premiere March 1, 2008

Louise - "The Two Orphans" by Adolphe d Ennery, directed by George Ivaşcu, season 2007-2008, premiere September 16, 2007

Dorina - "There Are Nerves" by Marin Sorescu, directed by Kincses Elemér, season 2006-2007, premiere February 25, 2007

In chorus - "Medea" by Euripides, directed by Yiannis Paraskevopoulos, season 2005-2006, premiere April 15, 2006

Varia (Petra Zurba double) - "Cherry Orchard" by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, directed by Alexa Visarion, season 2005-2006, premiere January 15, 2006

Elisa - The Miser by Molière, directed by Lászlo Bocsárdi, 2004-2005 season, premiere September 25, 2004

Viola - "How Do You Want It or the Night at the Break of the Fair" by William Shakespeare, directed by Silviu Purcărete, season 2003-2004, premiere March 21, 2004

The Maid / Istan's Shadow / The Statue - "The Bloody Crime in the Violet Resort" by Dumitru Crudu, directed by Şerban Puiu, 2003-2004 season, premiere December 20, 2003

Gabriela - ,, The Sleepy Adventure ” by Teodor Mazilu, directed by Ştefan Iordănescu, season 2001-2002, premiere April 28, 2002

She - "The beautiful journey of the panda bears, told by a saxophonist who had a girlfriend in Frankfurt" by Matei Vişniec, directed by Mircea Cornişteanu, season 2001-2002, premiere December 7, 2001

Sara Tansey - "The Rogue of the West" by John Millington Synge, directed by Lászlo Bocsárdi, 2001-2002 season, premiere June 21, 2001

Lise Paquette - "Cometrele" by Michel Tremblay, directed by Petre Bokor, season 2000-2001, premiere April 22, 2001

Beatrice - "Gossip Carnival" after "Women's Gossip" by Carlo Goldoni, directed by Vlad Mugur, season 2000-2001, premiere October 14, 2000

 

Roles at other theatres 

Masha - “Three Sisters” by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, directed by Florin Zamfirescu, Casandra Studio Bucharest (2000)

May - "Full For Love" by Sam Shepard, directed by Carmen Lidia Vidu, Act Theater Bucharest (2003)

Mrs. Smith - "The Bald Singer" by Eugène Ionesco, directed by Dragoş Galgoţiu, 2005 AICHI International Exhibition - Nagoya, Japan (2005)

 

Roles played in the film

Eva Hecht - "Blessed be the Son, Prison", directed by Nicolae Margineanu (2001)

Gina - "The Tank" , directed by Andrei Enache (2002)

Sarah - Wild Dogs , directed by Tom Fitzgerald - Canada (2002)

The Unknown - The Necessary Angel , directed by Gheorghe Preda (2004)

Beauty - The Sacrifice , directed by Michel Ferraro - Italy (2004)

Vampire Prostitute - Blood Rayne , International Direction (2004)

Goat - "Somewhere in the Palilula" , directed by Silviu Purcărete (2010)

 

Theater direction

"Blood ties" by Beth Henley at the National Theatre "Marin Sorescu" Craiova, 2011-2012

"Dangerous Bonds" by Choderlos de Laclos at the National Theatre "Marin Sorescu" Craiova, 2012-2013

 

 Advertising

- commercials/clips for: Bartenders' Gin (2000), Connex (2002-2003), a bank in Israel (2003), "Biz" magazine (2004), BancPost (2005), Bucegi Beer (2006), Kia Motors (2007), ING, life insurance (2009), Danone (2010)

 

Videos

- a video for the band "Parazitzii" (2000)

 

Television

- Luminiţa in the series „Inima de ţigan” , directed by Iura Luncaşu - Acasa TV (2007 - 2008)

- Caesar in the series "Effect 30" , Prima TV, (2010)

 

Nominations

Nominated for UNITER Award 2014 for Best Supporting Actress for Mara, Mother's Mother, Psychologist, TV Presenter in the show Religion Teacher by Mihaela Michailov, directed by Bobi Pricop

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