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Together we celebrate World Theatre Day at GATES OPEN DAY!

Cluj-Napoca National Theatre invites you, young or old, to another edition of its annual event GATES OPEN DAY, on March 27, to celebrate World Theatre Day together. The event will take place from 12:00 to 7:00 p.m., in the halls and foyers of the theatre, and is dedicated to both children and adults.


Entrance is free, according to availability. 


This year, we have prepared concerts, performances, an open rehearsal, workshops and creative areas for children and teenagers. At the same time, you will have the opportunity to get in touch with the theatre world and with the artists: like every year, our program contains a public debate, an open rehearsal and backstage visits guided by our actors. 

The event will end with a meeting with the actress Oana Pellea, in a discussion with the director Mihai Măniuțiu, a discussion which is open to questions. The meeting will be followed by an autograph session and our invited book store, Bookstory, present in the hall of the theatre, will sell autographed copies of  Oana Pellea's volume, Journal 2003-2009

In the theatre's foyers you will meet our guests: "Doamna T" Café will be present in our building on this day, the Derzelas Association comes with objects designed by disabled children and our independent colleagues from Colectiv A, Create.Act.Enjoy, Creation and experiment REACTOR, will present their companies and projects in a specially designed area.


Further details about the event available here

Registrations for the FILM WORKSHOP taking place within GATES OPEN DAY have begun

As of today, teenagers ages 12 to 18 can register for the film workshop taking place Monday, March 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Cluj-Napoca National Theatre.


The film workshop is designed for teenagers interested in the art of film. Within the workshop, the director Cristian Pascariu will familiarize the participants with way Hollywood and European film studios operate. The participants will learns how films are made, from idea to production, will be able to understand and detect tricks as well as filming and film distribution techniques.   


The film workshop is a practical course designed to provoke the participants to step into the shoes of a film director and maybe even start their careers in cinema. The practical aspects of the course consist in filming different events taking place within GATES OPEN DAY and then, for 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., these films will be screened in the theatre's foyer


The film workshop is held by Cristian Pascariu (film director, participant at Cannes Film Festival, Abu Dhabi Film Festival, TIFF etc.).


Techinal requirements: the participants must have an HD camera or a mobile phone capable of HD filming.


Registration is free, according to availability (15 persons), and the participants are chosen on a first-come-first-serve basis.


Registration is possible at:

Job opening

In accordance with H.G. no. 286/2011, "Lucian Blaga"  National Theatre from Cluj-Napoca will organize, on 04.04.2017, a contest for the following job openings:  


-       1 position economist IA, within the Public Acquisitions Department;

-       1 position economist I, within the Financial Accounting Service, the Central Tresury

Changes in the schedule for March

Dear spectators,


We would like to inform you that, for reasons beyond our control, the performance ART scheduled for 19 March will be replaced with a representation of THE MARRIAGE PROPOSAL.

Purchased tickets are valid for the performance on 19 March.

Tickets purchased at the Theatre's Ticket Agency can be changed or reimbursed, on request, at the Ticket Agency, no later than 19 March.

Tickets purchased online on, can be reimbursed by contacting the company's legal representatives at:, until 19 March.

We apologize for the inconvenience and we look forward to seeing you at our performances.