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Ruslan Bârlea | actor



12 February 1975, Cahul, Republica Moldova


- Master in canto at the ”Gheorghe Dima“ Academy in Cluj-Napoca (2012-2014);
- Graduate of the “George Enescu“ Theatre Faculty in Iaşi ( 1996)

Professional background:

Actor of the Cluj-Napoca National Theatre since 1996.

Prizes received:

- Second Prize and Third Prize at the "Lucian Blaga" International Poetry Festival in Sebeş (1997, 1998)

- Prize of the "Art Faculties", Iaşi, for the supporting role The Recruit in But mom, in the second act they tell us what happend in the first one by Matei Vişnec (1996)


Foreign languages:

Russian (very well), English (well), French (average)


Activity at the National Theatre


Other activities

Roles in other theatres:

Guliţă in CHIRIŢA IN THE PROVENCE by Vasile Alecsandri, State Theatre Turda (1998).

Roles in opera productions at the Cluj-Napoca National Opera:

- Triquet in EVGHENI ONEGIN by Piotr Ilici Ceaikovski  (2000);

- Rolf in THE SOUND OF MUSIC (2012);

- The Candidate in CARNIVAL by Ion Luca Caragiale, music Hary Belarus (2013);

- Tony in ANA LUGOJANA by Filaret Barbuda and Vasile Timus (2013);

- Njegus in THE MERRY WIDOW by Franz Lehar (2014);

- Goro in MADAMA BUTERFFLY (2015);

- Monostatos in THE MAGIC FLUTE de W.A. Mozart.


Roles in student productions:

- Man with trash can, Recruit 1, 2, 3 in  WELL MOM, THEY'RE TELLING US IN THE SECOND ACT WHAT HAPPENS IN THE FIRST by Matei Vişnec;
- Spiridon in A STORMY NIGHT by Ion Luca Caragiale;

- The Candidate in CARNIVAL by Ion Luca Caragiale.


Film roles:

The Young Whiner - PĂCALĂ RETURNS, director Geo Saizescu

The Director - SPACE RACE, BBC production (2005)


Co-presenter of the TV show  "Minunile lui Tămaş" on Look TV (2013-2014).