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Ovidiu Crişan | actor



26 May 1970, Galaţi


The Theatre Departament of the Faculty of Letters, "Babeş-Bolyai" University, Cluj, class of 1998, Professor  Miriam Cuibus.


Professional background:
Actor of the Cluj-Napoca National Theatre since 2001.

Prizes received:
- Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role: Cristian Rigman for the role of Jakub Kac (1919-1941), Radu Lărgeanu for the role of Rysiek (1919-1942)Miron Maxim for the role of Menachem (1919-1975)Cătălin Herlo for the role of Zygmunt (1918-1977)Ovidiu Crișan for the role of Heniek (1919-2001)Matei Rotaru for the role of Władek (1919-2001)Ionuț Caras for the role of Abram (1920-2003) in the production Our Class by Tadeusz Słobodzianek, director: Bocsárdi László, at the Cluj-Napoca National Theatre Awards Gala, 2016;
- National Award for Young Creators for the roles Cleante and Polichinelle from THE IMAGINARY INVALID by Molière, awarded by The Ministery of Culture, 2003;

- Award for supporting role in The Romancers by Edmond Rostand at the Galaţi Comedy Festival, 2000;

"Petre Liciu" Award for Drama, awarded by The Neamţ County Cultural Inspectorate, 2000;

- Award for best actor-student at the Student Festival in Slobozia for the role from Swansong by A.P. Checkhov, 1997.



Activity at the National Theatre


Other activities

Roles at the Piatra-Neamţ Theatre for the Young:

Nemo in Ocean Café , texts by Saviana Stănescu, Radu Macrinici, Ştefan Caraman, Alina Nelega, directed by: Radu Afrim (2000);
Lothar Ackerman in La Dallas by Oliver Bucowski, directed by: Vlad Massaci (1999);
Justin in Laffaire de la rue de Lourcine by Eugène Labiche, directed by: Vlad Mugur (1998);
John Slabber McCoy in Closed door by Graham Ready, directed by: Vlad Massaci (1998);
Un actor in Offending the audience by Peter Handke, directed by: Vlad Mugur (1997);
Lenin in The habit by Amadou Koné, directed by: Alexandru Dabija; 

Gaev in The Cherry Orchard by A.P. Checkhov, directed by: Igor Larin (Rusia).