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Radu Afrim

Graduate of the Departments of Direction and Letters of the Babeş-Bolyai University in Cluj, Radu Afrim is one of the most valued Romanian directors and also a laureate of the most important theatre awards, such as the UNITER award for best direction in 2006 and 2007, the Coup de Coeur de la Presse Award, received in 2008 at the Avignon Festival, or the European Culture Award, granted in 2009 by EuroKultur Forum. In 2009, his show, "The Illness of Family M.", a production of the National Theatre in Timişoara, was included in the repertoire of the Odeon Theatre in Paris.

Among the plays he staged during the last few years, we mention:

"When the Rain Stops Falling", by Andrew Bovell, Residenztheater München
"The Unhappy Ones", by Milan Füst, North Theatre in Satu Mare, "Harag György" company
"The Bone Thief", by Adam Rapp, Theatre 74 in Târgu Mureş
"First You're Born", by Line Knutzon, Andrei Mureşanu Theatre in Sfântu Gheorghe
"Dawn Way (Faint-hearted People. User guide)", by Oleg Bogayev, Vasile Alecsandri National Theatre in Iaşi
"The Avalanche", by Tuncer Cücenoğlu, Bucharest National Theatre
"The Cosmonaut's Last Message to the Woman He Once Loved in the Former Soviet Union", by David Greig, National Theatre in Cluj-Napoca
"Miriam W", by Savyon Liebrecht, Toma Caragiu Theatre in Ploieşti
"Such Hope", by Hanoch Levin, Odeon Theatre Bucharest
"Soul. Guard Points", by Dimitré Dinev, Maria Filotti Theatre in Brăila
"Herr Paul", by Tankred Dorst, Youth Theatre in Piatra Neamţ
"Roosevelt Square", by Dea Loher, National Theatre in Timişoara
"The Pillowman", by Martin McDonagh, Maria Filotti Theatre in Brăila

Graduate of the Departments of Direction and Letters of the Babeş-Bolyai University in Cluj, Radu Afrim is one of the most valued Romanian directors and also a laureate of the most important theatre awards, such as the UNITER award for best direction in 2006 and 2007, the Coup de Coeur de la Presse Award, received in 2008 at the Avignon Festival, or the European Culture Award, granted in 2009 by EuroKultur Forum. In 2009, his show, "The Illness of Family M.", a production of the National Theatre in Timişoara, was included in the repertoire of the Odeon Theatre in Paris.

Among the plays he staged during the last few years, we mention:

"When the Rain Stops Falling", by Andrew Bovell, Residenztheater München
"The Unhappy Ones", by Milan Füst, North Theatre in Satu Mare, "Harag György" company
"The Bone Thief", by Adam Rapp, Theatre 74 in Târgu Mureş
"First You're Born", by Line Knutzon, Andrei Mureşanu Theatre in Sfântu Gheorghe
"Dawn Way (Faint-hearted People. User guide)", by Oleg Bogayev, Vasile Alecsandri National Theatre in Iaşi
"The Avalanche", by Tuncer Cücenoğlu, Bucharest National Theatre
"The Cosmonaut's Last Message to the Woman He Once Loved in the Former Soviet Union", by David Greig, National Theatre in Cluj-Napoca
"Miriam W", by Savyon Liebrecht, Toma Caragiu Theatre in Ploieşti
"Such Hope", by Hanoch Levin, Odeon Theatre Bucharest
"Soul. Guard Points", by Dimitré Dinev, Maria Filotti Theatre in Brăila
"Herr Paul", by Tankred Dorst, Youth Theatre in Piatra Neamţ
"Roosevelt Square", by Dea Loher, National Theatre in Timişoara
"The Pillowman", by Martin McDonagh, Maria Filotti Theatre in Brăila

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