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Miriam Cuibus | actress


 

Biography

Born:
16 December 1955, Cluj

Studies:

PhD in Theatre Studies with a thesis entitled The Bovarism. The Play of Bovaric Fiction in Literature and Theatre (Mentions: Summa cum laude), 2010, (Tg.-Mureş Art University, "Babeş-Bolyai" University Cluj-Napoca).
"Szentgyorgyi Istvan" Theatre Academy Târgu-Mureş, class of 1980, Professor  Ileana Burlacu.
 


Professional background:

Theatre activity:

1980-1984, actress at the Timişoara National Theatre.

Actress of the Cluj-Napoca National Theatre since 1984.

Teaching activity:

Reader at the Faculty of Theatre and Television, "Babeş-Bolyai" University, Cluj-Napoca.
 


Prizes received:

Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role at Cluj-Napoca National Theatre, in the 2014/2015 theatre season, ex aequo, for the role of Solange in THE MAIDS by Jean Genet, director István Albu, at the Cluj-Napoca National Theatre Awards Gala, 2015;
- "Magda Tîlvan" Award, offered by the Cluj-Napoca National Theatre, for the role of Eleonor from ROCK N ROLL by Tom Stoppard, 2008;
- Special award of the Jury for the production MEMO, script by Mona Chirilă and Miriam Cuibus, director Mona Chirilă, Short Theatre Festival, Oradea, 2001;

- Grand Prize at he HOP Young Actor’s Gala, Costineşti, with the recital SEBASTIANS SHIP by A.E. Baconsky, 1983;

- Award for best actress for the role of Magda from MOULD MILL by D.R. Popescu.

 


Workshops attended:

- Master class led by Andrei Şerban, Cluj-Napoca National Theatre (10-18 June 2005)
- Workshop led by Cătălina Buzoianu, Cluj (1998 şi 2000)
- Workshop focusing on concentration exercises and physical and psyhical coordination of a theatre group led by Simon McBurnie, London (1996)

- International Workshop, Târgovişte (1996)

 

Activity at the National Theatre



  • PESCĂRUŞUL by A.P. Cehov (2004) - director
  • D'ALE CARNAVALULUI scenariu de Miriam Cuibus, după I.L. Caragiale, director: Miriam Cuibus, Mona Marian (2002) - director, set and costumes design, music selection
  • HAMLET by W. Shakespeare (2001) - asistent de regie
  • MEMO script by Miriam Cuibus and Mona Marian, in Romanian literary avant-garde manner , director: Mona Marian (2000) - music selection
  • HORA DRAGOSTEI by Arthur Schnitzler, director: Günter Czernetzky (1993) - assistant director
 

Other activities

Theatre activity:


Actress of the Timişoara National Theatre (1980-1984).
Roles at the Timişoara National Theatre:
Gabriela - THE SLEEPY ADVENTURE by T. Mazilu, director Aureliu Manea;

Michael - MARY POPPINS based on P.L. Travers, director Ion Lucian;

Lizica - FURNITURE AND PAIN by T. Mazilu, director Ioan Ieremia;

Marta - OSTEOLOGICAL STUDY... by D.R.Popescu, director I. Ieremia;

Actress - CROSSROADS INN by H. Lovinescu, director D. Ionescu;

Didona - IOVIŢĂS BOOK by P. Everac, director Emil Reus;

Viana - LIKE THE MULBERRY LEAF FROM HEAVEN by D.R. Popescu, director I. Ieremia;

Journalist - THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI by B. Brecht, director E. Reus;

Gica - THE DOOR MAT by Ion Băieşu, director E. Reus.
 
Collaborations with other theatres:
Woman in white - DON GIOVANNI by W. A. Mozart, director Tompa Gabor, Cluj-Napoca National Opera, 2010;
Magda - MOULD MILL by D.R. Popescu, director I. Ieremia, Oradea State Theatre, 1989.

Film roles:
The Loneliness - THE SLEEP OF THE ISLAND, director Mircea Veroiu, 1994.
 



Teaching activity:

Reader PhD at the Faculty of Theatre and Television, "Babeş-Bolyai" University, Cluj-Napoca.

Student productions taken over by theatres:
Old Clown Wanted by Matei Vişniec, director Miriam Cuibus and Mona Chirilă, "Puck" Puppet Theatre, Cluj, 2006;
The Atrids, script based on Euripides, Aeschylus, Homer, Seneca and Orphic hymns, director and script Miriam Cuibus, assistant Filip Odangiu, Cluj-Napoca National Theatre, 2005;
The Little Golden Calf, script based on Ilf and Petrov, director and script  Miriam Cuibus, assistant Filip Odangiu, Cluj-Napoca National Theatre, 2005;
CARNIVAL based on I.L. Caragiale, script Miriam Cuibus, director Miriam Cuibus and Mona Chirilă, Cluj-Napoca National Theatre, 2000-2002.

Other performances directed for university programs:

Night of the buffoons. Shakesperian Studies, director Miriam Cuibus, assistants Cristian Grosu, Cătălin Codreanu, Raluca Lupan, 2012;
Dawn Way by Oleg Bogaev, director Miriam Cuibus, assistants Cristian Grosu, Cătălin Codreanu, Raluca Lupan, projections Cristian Luchian, 2012;
The Apocalypse according to Pulcinella, collective commedia dell’ arte script, director and stage designer Miriam Cuibus, assistants Cristian Grosu, Cătălin Codreanu, 2011;
No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre, director and stage designer Miriam Cuibus, 2010;
The Checkhov Machine by Matei Vişniec, director and stage designer Miriam Cuibus, assistants Filip Odangiu, Cristian Grosu, Patricia Boaru, 2009;
The Prompter of Fear by Matei Vişniec, director and stage designer Miriam Cuibus, assistants Cristian Grosu and Patricia Boaru, 2009;
The Mechanical Bill by Matei Vişniec, director and stage designer Miriam Cuibus, assistant Patricia Boaru, 2009;
Cloud by Christian Palustran, director and stage designer Miriam Cuibus, assistant Cristian Grosu, 2009;
A Midsummer Nights Dream by William Shakespeare, director and stage designer Miriam Cuibus, assistants Filip Odangiu, Cristian Grosu, Patricia Boaru, 2008;
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, director and stage designer Miriam Cuibus, assistant Filip Odangiu, 2006;
Mummy of Levant, commedia dell’ arte script, direction and script  Miriam Cuibus, assistant Filip Odangiu, 2004;
The Cherry Orchard by A.P. Checkhov, director and script Miriam Cuibus, 2002;
Mercier and Camier, script based on Samuel Beckett, director Miriam Cuibus, 2002.

Festival participations and student competitions:
Galactoria, Cluj, FACULTY OF THEATRE AND TELEVISION, 2012;
Spot International Theatre Festival, Carei, 20-25 nov. 2011, with the production Main Street, script and director Miriam Cuibus, assistants Cristian Grosu, Patricia Boaru;
Galactoria, Cluj, FACULTY OF THEATRE AND TELEVISION, 2009;
Test! - International Festival of Student Theatre and Multimedia Zagreb, Croatia, February 2009, with the production A Midsummer Nights Dream, director and stage designer Miriam Cuibus, assistants Filip Odangiu, C. Grosu, P. Boaru;
Spot International Theatre Festival, Carei, 20-24 nov. 2008, with the production The Praise of Macabrella, the one with all her clothes unbuttoned, assistants Filip Odangiu, Cristian Grosu, Patricia Boaru;
Studentfest Timişoara, 18 May 2008, with the production The Praise of Macabrella, the one with all her clothes unbuttoned, collective commedia dell’ arte script, director and stage designer Miriam Cuibus, asist. Filip Odangiu, Cristian Grosu, Patricia Boaru;
Galactoria, Cluj, FACULTY OF THEATRE AND TELEVISION, CLUJ-NAPOCA NATIONAL THEATRE and "Puck" Puppet Theatre, 2006;
Studentfest, Timişoara 2003, the production The Metamorphosis of Protheus, script  and director Miriam Cuibus, assistant Filip Odangiu;
 "Caragiale" Year, Cluj-Napoca National Theatre, 2002, with the production CARNIVAL based on I.L. Caragiale, script Miriam Cuibus, director Miriam Cuibus and Mona Chirilă;
Tranzit Days, Cluj, 2000, with the production Wedding Game, director Miriam Cuibus;
Estate Romana Festival, Italy 1998, with the production Arlecchino in the mirror, director Miriam Cuibus and Mona Chirilă;
"Gata" Graduates Day, Cluj, 1998, with the productions The Seagull based on A.P. Checkhov, director Miriam Cuibus and Mona Chirilă and Waiting for Godot by S. Beckett, director Gelu Badea;
Festival of Theatre for the Young, Piatra-Neamţ, 1998, with the production Arlecchino in the mirror, director Miriam Cuibus and Mona Chirilă;
"Lucian Blaga" International Poetry Festival, with the production The Seagull based on A.P. Checkhov, Cluj, 1998, director Miriam Cuibus and Mona Chirilă;
Festival of Student Directing, Slobozia, 1997;
The National Theatre Festival, Iaşi, 1996, with the production Arlecchinos last night, director Miriam Cuibus and Mona Chirilă;
Festival of Student Directing, Slobozia, 1996;
The Festival of the European Theatre Schools and Academies, Târgovişte, 1996, with the program Playful caprices;
The Festival for the Young Professional Actir, Sibiu, 1994;
The International Festival of University Theatre, Casablanca, Morroco, 1994;
The Small Student Gala within the National Theatre Gala, Cluj, 1994;
The Student Theatre Festival Iaşi, 1982.

 



Festival participations and tours abroad:

Mythos Europe Theatre Festival, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2002;
Tour at Arizona State University, USA, 2001;
Tour in Malmö, Stockholm, Sweden, 2001;
Cluj Cultural Days, New-York, 1999;
Journées Théâtrales de Carthage, Tunis, 1997;
International Theatre Festival, Skopje, Macedonia, 1997;
International Theatre Festival, Tampere, Finlanda, 1997;
Short theatre season at the Almeida Theatre, London, 1996;
The University Theatre Festival of Nantes, France, 1998;
Cluj Cultural Days, Paris, 1995;
The Belgrade Theatre Festival, 1995 and 1996;
The Experimental Theatre Festival, Cairo, Egypt, 1994;
The Gratz University Days, Austria, 1994;
The Festival of Contemporary Theatre, Gratz, Austria, 1994;
Tour in Hungary, Budapest National Theatre, 1990;

Tour in Novisad, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1982.
 



Participations to main Theatre events in the country (selection):

The Shakespeare International Theatre Festival, Craiova 2003;
The Festival of Short Theatre, Oradea, 2001, 2003;
The "Workshop" Theatre Festival, Sf. Gheorghe, 1995, 1998;
The Festival of Classic Theatre, Arad, 1997, 2001, 2003;
The Festival of Contemporary Theatre, Braşov, 1994, 2003;
The Festival of Romanian Playwriting, Timişoara, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 2001;
The National Theatre Festival, Bucharest, 1983, 1984, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1997, 2001;
The HOP Young Actor’s Gala, Costineşti, 1983, 1984;
The Student Theatre Festival Iaşi, 1982.

 


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