Romania

Mihai Babuşka - Interview

I know you don't like to talk about yourself and your successes. You were telling me some time ago about a certain maturation of verbal expression that, with dancers, develops in time in parallel with motile expression.  I noticed that we, dancers, do a lot of things

National Reunion On Dance Themes

Slowly but certainly, the world of the Romanian dance submits to the process of decentralization, typical to transition even if it undergoes it unconsciously. Bucharest doesn't have, anymore, the monopoly of the important events: in Constanţa there is a group of classical

The International Festival Of Choreographic Creation Iaşi 1993, 2nd Edition

Iaşi proved to be, for the second time, an excellent host for The Competition-Festival of choreographic creation with international participation, initiated last year by the ballet critic Dan Brezuleanu, the director of the Festival. The artists benefited from a modern

Interview With Karine Saporta - 28 January 1992

Karine Saporta is considered one of the most prestigious personalities of contemporary European dance. With higher education in philosophy and sociology in France and the USA, she has continuously developed her research in the direction of dance, from video to photography.

Christine Bastin - Interview, 1991

A complex cultural program begins this month in Bucharest: La danse en voyage, organized by France for Romania. Six contemporary dance companies from France will come monthly to Bucharest, Iaşi, Timişoara, Cluj and Constanţa. Mrs. Christine Bastin, you are the first choreographer

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I am thinking first of all of what we can do ourselves. Through the program I am coordinating, initiated by Alexandru Dabija and energetically supported by Mrs. Dorina Lazăr, I intend to bring to the public's attention the situation of dance in Romania, be it classical,

Răzvan Mazilu And A New Vision Of Camille

The triplet Marie Duplessis (the real-life model), Marguerite Gautier (the literary character), and Violeta Valery (the opera character) has always inspired creators in all arts, including dancing. Internationally, we mention, among others, the famous ballet shows by Antony

1996 - Two International Awards

With good reason, Ion Caramitru, the new minister of culture, said in a recent television show that, if from the political and economic viewpoints we must still make efforts to align to the European standards, from the cultural point of view we have been in the European

Florin Fieroiu And The Marginals (Marginalii) Group

Marginalii, the contemporary dance group initially made up of Florin Fieroiu, Mihai Mihalcea, Cosmin Manolescu, and Irina Costea, was set up in 1992, and they are the enfants terribles of the current Romanian choreography. They are protesters, wiping out everything that

Mălina Andrei And The Terpsichora Group

Mălina Andrei is yet another young creator whose presence is being increasingly felt in our choreographic landscape. This year she will graduate from the Academy of Theater and Motion Pictures, the choreography section, but she already teaches contemporary dancing at the

A Generation Of Choreauthors

In the Choreographer's Manifesto from 1935, Serge Lifar proposed a new word for the creator who invents and composes dance parts, that of choreauthor so that we could make a clear distinction between the one who creates (choreauthor), the one who stages again a ballet

Marin Boeru

Once upon a time, the Choreography High School in Cluj was renowned for the quality of the dancers who graduated there, as if in Transylvania there were more handsome, gifted boys than elsewhere. For once, in 1973, the Bucharest Opera opened its doors to an exceptional generation