August 26, 2022

Acting coach Bettina Lohmeyer in conversation with Florentina Bratfanof: ”I was surprised to see Romanian actors were so open”

by Florentina Bratfanof
As Bettina Lohmeyer celebrates this year 30 years since she first met acting coach Susan Batson in a masterclass, we publish this interview collected not only from zoom discussions but also from constant dialogues and feedback after each edition of Self Tape workshop.
January 15, 2022

Bonnie Marranca: “The divisiveness of contemporary American society impacts all aspects of theatre”

by Cristina Modreanu
Of course, we desperately need new forms of performance and new forms of spectatorship. But they must go further than moving out of the theatre and becoming site-specific works, or relying on technology to compete with social media, video games, and streaming services.
November 30, 2021

Tjaša Ferme: “We live in a crucial eco/science/AI/moment and want to be informed and ready to take steps”

by Cristina Modreanu
Through Transforma I befriend my fascination with esoteric and mystical with scientific in order to know more.
July 14, 2021

“Together with the audience we wonder how art should respond to reality” Interview with scene director Michał Borczuch

by Oana Cristea Grigorescu
Michał Borczuch ”We developed Cinema of moral anxiety in the moment when right wing political government started to destroyed in Poland everything we connected with democracy and liberation since 1989. So we started to realize how political authorities behave absolutely with our dreams and beliefs and how they start to create a social anxiety about the future.”
June 22, 2021

Interview with Małgorzata Szydłowska and Bartosz Szydłowski

by Oana Cristea Grigorescu
„What mainstream rejects in its first reflex, the Łaźnia very gladly accepts, what directors of large institutions are afraid of finds its place and support with us.” Interview with Małgorzata Szydłowska and Bartosz Szydłowski
January 20, 2019

Saviana Stănescu: “One could say that I am a 17-year old American playwright”

by Cristina Modreanu
A well-known poet and journalist, Saviana Stanescu left Romania for US thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship and she arrived in New York just before the 9/11 attacks which still play a role in her imaginary, alongside with Romanian revolution in 1989 and the ghosts of the past. Here is a conversation with her as a preview to a future common endeavor to take place this fall in Bucharest, Romania - The Revolution Project.
March 14, 2018

Bonnie Marranca : It’s up to every new generation to create its own institutions, critical discourses, and working methods.”

By Cristina Modreanu
The people that I chose to organize my thoughts around were three artists who exemplified this new direction – Robert Wilson, Richard Foreman (Ontological-Hysteric Theater), Lee Breuer (Mabou Mines). Their work suggested to me the first really big move in the theatre away from having theatre founded in theatrical traditions and ideas exclusively to a theatre more interested in visual arts and dance.
March 14, 2018

American Director Paul Bargetto talking to Cristina Modreanu about Theater & Community

By Cristina Modreanu
– Community & Theater. We don’t associate these two so much in our culture, so I’m trying to understand from people like you involved in these […]
February 28, 2018

Jon Fosse: “Ibsen is a great hater and I admire him for that”

By Cristina Modreanu
The interview was taken in Bergen on the occasion of Jon Fosse being awarded with Ibsen Award in august 2010. Fosse talks about his love and […]

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