Cluj-Napoca National Theatre organizes the 5th edition of its annual festival THE INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS IN CLUJ, whose purpose is to promote international dialogue through theatre, and creating cultural collaborations in the national and international space. This year's edition will take place from 6 to 11 October 2015.
Numerous international festival managers have confirmed their attendance, from countries such as Italy, Portugal, Spain, Serbia and Turkey. Together with them, important Romanian artists and scholars such as Lucian Boia, Marcel Iureș, Marina Constantinescu, Ion Caramitru, will participate in the performances and debates of this year's edition of the festival.
Cluj-Napoca National Theatre invites you again to its performances! The 2015/2016 theatre seasons will start on August 30 with an innovative premiere, the concert-performance GOD'S PLAYGROUND, created and performed by Ada Milea and Alexander Bălănescu.
Cluj-Napoca National Theatre will participate in the National Theatre Festival in Bucharest (FNT) 2015 with four productions: Apolodor based on Gellu Naum, concert-performance by Ada Milea; The Emigrants by Sławomir Mrożek, director Tudor Lucanu; Mein Kampf by George Tabori, director Alexandru Dabija; UbuSlammer!, adaptation by Gábor Tompa based on "Ubu in Chains" and other texts by Alfred Jarry, director Gábor Tompa.
The official selection of the performances has been announced today by the critic Marina Constantinescu, artistic director and the selector of the festival.
This is the 25th edition of the National Theatre Festival and it will take place between 23 October - 1 November 2015 in Bucharest. The event is organized by UNITER, the Ministry of Culture, Bucharest City Hall and ARCUB.
The complete list of selected performances is available here.
Cluj-Napoca National Theatre will close its 2014/2015 season after the presentation of the performance The Cherry Orchard and The Spectator Sentenced to Death within the International Theatre Festival in Almada, Portugal, 4-18 July 2015.
In this season the theatre hosted 12 premieres, three major annual events (Doors Open Day, Cluj International Meetings and Doors Open Night), it had 166 representations and 65.037 spectators.
The number of travels increased this season and our productions have been presented within important national and international festivals: The National Theatre Festival in Bucharest, The International Classical Theatre Festival in Arad, The Festival of Contemporary Drama in Brașov, The Romanian Cultural Institute in Berlin, FEST-FDR 2015 Timişoara, Caracal Theatre Festival, The international Theatre Festival in Sibiu, The Festival of Romanian Comedy - festCo 2015 and CLUJ NEVER SLEEPS, strategic program of Cluj-Napoca 2015 - European Youth Capital.
The 2014/2015 theatre season brought our theatre an impressive number of prizes and distinctions. We are honored to have received the Royal Decoration "Nihil Sine Deo", offered by His Majesty King Mihai I of Romania, and the CERTIFICATE OF DE EXCELENCE offered by the most important tourist recommendation site, TRIPADVISOR. This season brought actress Anca Hanu two important awards for the role of Amalia in Amalia takes a deep breath by Alina Nelega (Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role offered by UNITER and the award for Best Actress at the Short Theatre Festival in Oradea.
We would like to mention that form 1 July to 25 August 2015, the theatre’s ticket agency will be closed.
Thank you for being here for us, we wish you a sunny summer and we look forward to seeing you again in the autumn, the 2015/2016 theatre seasons opens on 30 August.