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Antonella Cornici


             Date and place of birth: 19 March 1971, Iaşi
            Graduated in 1997 from the “George Enescu” University of Arts in Iaşi, class of Cornelia Gheorghiu – Emil Coşeru; made her theatre debut the same year on the stage of the “Vasile Alecsandri” National Theatre playing Ruth in “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds” by Paul Zindel.
            Master’s degree – 2006-2008 
            Theatre roles:
“Vasile Alecsandri” National Theatre, Iaşi:
Ruth – The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds by Paul Zindel, directed by Irina Popescu Boieru – 1997
A Guest – Chiriţa în provinţie (Chiriţa in the Countryside) by Vasile Alecsandri, directed by Ion Sapdaru – 1997
The Girl – Eu când vreau să fluier, fluier (When I feel Like Whistling, I Whistle) by Andreea Vălean, directed by Irina Popescu Boieru – 1998
Anca – Mrs Minister by Branislav Nušić, directed by Horea Popescu – 1998
The Rabbi’s disciple – Teibele and Her Demon by Isaac Bashevis Singer and Eve Friedman, directed by Alexander Hausvater – 1998
Sasha – The Thought by Leonid Andreyev, directed by Vlad Massaci – 1999
Puck – A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, directed by Ion Sapdaru – 1998
Advertisement man – Elizabeth I by Paul Foster, directed by Irina Popescu Boieru – 1999
The Child – Roberto Zucco by Bernard Marie Koltes, directed by Alexander Hausvater – 1999
Mme Pernelle’s maid – Tartuffe by Molière, directed by Petru Vutcărău – 2000
Dunyasha – The Cherry Orchard by A. P. Chekhov, directed by Alexander Hausvater – 2000
U.A.F.D.A.S.S  - Un Alt Fel De A Spune Shakespeare (A.W.O.S.S. – Another Way of Saying Shakespeare) – one-woman show, directed by Teodor Corban – 2000
Melita – The Fox and the Grapes by Guillherme Figueiredo, directed by Vitalie Bichir – 2001
Peppenielo – Misery and Nobility by Eduardo Scarpetta, directed by Irina Popescu Boieru – 2001
Mishima’s disciple, Kayoko, The Nurse, The Violin woman – Nō Five Love Stories by Yukio Mishima, directed by Alexander Hausvater – 2002
Aia – Magul (The Magus) by Paul Miron, directed by Ovidiu Lazăr – 2003
Jacqueline – Jack, or The Submission. The Future is in Eggs by Eugene Ionesco, directed by Moshe Yassur – 2003
Oleana – Apus de soare (Setting Sun) adapted from Barbu Ştefănescu Delavrancea, directed by Eugen Todoran – 2004
Agnes – Dancing at Lughnasa adapted from Brian Friel, directed by Ada Lupu – 2004
The Cappadocian woman– Salome by Oscar Wilde, directed by Alexander Hausvater – 2004
The High Judge – Ivona, The Princess of Burgundia by Witold Gombrowicz, directed by Ovidiu Lazăr – 2004
Minodora – Sfârşitul lumii se amână (The End of the World Is Hereby Postponed)  by Ştefan Mitroi, directed by Irina Popescu Boieru – 2006
Colombina – Love in Venice (commedia dell’arte script, collective direction) – 2006
Nobuko – Tropical Tree by Yukio Mishima, directed by Alexander Hausvater – 2007

Laurent- Tartuffe by Molière, directed by Vlad Massaci, 2014 


          Has taken part in numerous tours in Romania and abroad.
            Played the role of The Pupil in the show „Asasinii de scafeţi” ("The Scaphet Assasins")  (a play adapted from Eugène Ionesco’s „Lesson”, from Pink Floyd and the Romanian Constitution), directed by Teodor Corban – a show staged by the „AGENIS” agency
           Permanent collaborator of the Radio Iaşi radio station.
           Weekly programme: „Galeria Personajelor” („Dramatis Personae”) – the cultural department (1998 - 2001)
           Weekly programme: „Portret Vorbit” („Spoken Portrait”) –  news department (2000 - 2005)
           Monthly Sunday programme:  „Orele Muzicii” („Music Hours”) – music department (2003)
            Bimonthly programme: „Prietenul nostru” („Our Friend”), news department (2005 – 2006)
            Since 2005, president of the European Education and Culture Centre „ARTEMIS”. 
            Between 2002 and 2004, drama coach at the Iasi Speech Therapy Centre, staging shows played by children with speech impairments, under the coordination of speech therapist Georgeta Burlea.
            Between 2003 and 2004,  drama coach at the „Mihai Eminescu” High-school and at the „Dimitrie Cantemir” High-school in Iaşi. 
            The „Cultural Merit” Medal, Third Class, in the category „The Art of the show”, bestowed by the Romanian President – 2004.
            2005 – 2006 Coordinator of the project „Theatre at the Side of People. Commedia Dell’Arte, Means of Communication in the Unconventional Space”, as part of the Leonardo da Vinci EU programme.
            Nomination by the UNITER for best show - „Teibele and Her Demon”, directed by Alexander Hausvater – 1999 
            Attendance diploma for „Chekhov – character alternatives”, within the Summer School at Sinaia, 2002, coordinator Cătălina Buzoianu.
            Training course diploma for Commedia dell’Arte – Venice, 2006
            Since 2006, associate professor at the  “George Enescu” University of Arts, Drama Faculty, Acting Department.
            Foreign languages: English (advanced) 
            Physical details: 1,60 m, 60 kg, green eyes.
            Hobby: cinema, interior design, computers, radio and television.

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