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Cătălin Herlo | actor


 

Biography

Born:
5 November 1979, Săcel, Maramureş

Studies:

Faculty of Theatre and Television a "Babeş-Bolyai" University, Cluj, class of 2004, Professor  Miklós Bács.



Professional background:

Actor of the Cluj-Napoca National Theatre since 2004.



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;
- "Euphorion" Award for young actors, offered by the Cluj-Napoca National Theatre, for the role of Jan from  ROCK N ROLL by Tom Stoppard, 2008;
- Award for Best Performance-Recital, for the role from THEME AND VARIATIONS based on I.L. Caragiale, at the "First Role" Festival, Iaşi, 2003.


Workshops attended:

- Participation in the "Andrei Şerban" Itinerant Academy, Horezu (2009);

- Participation in the "Andrei Şerban" Itinerant Academy, in Plopi (2007) and at La MaMa Theatre in New-York, project financed by the Romanian Cultural Institute from New York and resulting in the productions Deadly Confession, based on the journalistic novel Deadly Confession by Tatiana Niculescu Bran, at La MaMa Theatre and the production Deadly Confession at the «Odeon» Theatre in Bucharest (2008);- Workshop led by David Esrig, Teatrul Naţional din Cuj (2008);

- Master-class led by Andrei Şerban, Cluj-Napoca National Theatre (2005);
- Workshop led by Cătălina Buzoianu, Cluj-Napoca National Theatre (2000).

 


Foreign languages:

English, French.



Contact:
catalin.herlo@gmail.com

 

Activity at the National Theatre



 

Other activities

Roles in the theatre:

- Critias in THE BEAD THIEF by Valeriu Anania, director: Dorel Vişan, "Zamolxe" Theatre, Cluj;

- Police officer in THE BIRDCAGE OF ILLUSIONS by Cornel Udrea, director: Anton Tauf;

- Scribo in FRANKIE IS OK, PEGGY IS FINE, AND THE HOUSE IS COOL by M. Cicvak, The Impossible Theatre Cluj;

- The Father in THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS by Radu Macrinici, The Impossible Theatre Cluj;

- Melchior in SPRING AWAKENING by Fr. Wedekind, director: Ioan Peter, Art Studio Company, Arad.
 



Radio theatre:


-
MY BATTERY IS LOW by Alina Nelega;  director: Alina Nelega;
- I AM NOT THERE by Jean-Pierre Sarrazac; director: Gavril Cadariu.



Roles in student productions:
 

Class productions:

Dyonysus in TH LEGENDS OF OLYMPUS;

Jimmy Porter in LOOK BACK IN ANGER by J. Osbourne;

Lover in THE ECLIPSE -  commedia dell’ arte production;

Macbeth in MACBETH by W. Shakespeare;

Andrei Andreici Niunin in THE WEDDING by A.P. Checkhov;

Nardi in TONIGHT WE IMPROVISE by L. Pirandello;

Bruno in BUT MOM, IN THE SECOND ACT THEY TELL US WHAT HAPPENED IN THE FIRST ONE by Matei Vişniec.

 

Collaborations to directing exams:

The Postman and The Valley in ITHACA DREAM based on S. Mrožek;

Scipio in THE ASTONISHINGLY BEAUTIFUL SABINES based on L. Andreev;

Wakitzure in a No and Kabuki Theatre production;

The Soldier in THE THIEF by M. Vişniec;

Ham in THE LAST GODOT by M. Vişniec;

Dr. Igor in VERONICA DECIDES TO DIE by P. Coelho;

Jan in MISS JULIE by A. Strindberg.

 

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