Sunday, January 17, 2021, 18:30 EET (GMT +02:00)


Director: Neo Kebiditswe / Botswana

Actor: Cătălin Vieru

Episode: Day 6. Story 2

about the Director

Neo Kebiditswe

Neo Kebiditswe works as a television producer at Maru TV, a privately owned television station available on DStv, (Digital Satellite Television), which is a major Sub-Saharan-African direct broadcast satellite service owned by MultiChoice. She specializes in writing, directing and producing theatre, film, and television concepts, with an industry and freelance experience of 5+ years, and works on individual or collaborative projects that reflect Botswana’s culture. Neo is currently a Steering Committee Member for the Continental Organization, African Women Playwrights Network (2019), nominee for Best Youth In Creative Arts, (Botswana, 2019), selected playwright for both the Women International Playwrights Conference (Santiago, 2018) and the Assitej African Youth Festival (Cape Town, 2015). Neo holds a BA Hons in Motion Picture Medium (Writing/Directing, 2019) and a BA in Fine Arts (Theatre Arts, 2014). She lives in Botswana with goals to collaborate internationally to creatively reflect her country on international platforms.

about the actor

Cătălin Vieru

Graduate of “Babeş-Bolyai” University, Faculty of Theater and Television, Romanian Acting Department, Miklos Bacs Class, class of 2011, Catalin Vieru became an actor of the National Theater “Marin Sorescu” in 2012.

His acting earnestness and, very often, his capacity of performing chameleonic characters consider him a precious “asset” within the artistic troup.

In Craiova he played numerous roles in theatre such as Adrian, Francisco – „O furtună” după W. Shakespeare, director Silviu Purcărete, Officer – „The Apocalypse” after Shakespeare, director Janusz Wisniewski, Jammie – „HOT L Baltimore”by Lanford Wilson, director Peter Schneider, Rhinocer Head – „Rhinoceros” by Eugène Ionesco, director Robert Wilson, Cassius – „Iulius Caesar” – by W. Shakespeare, director Peter Schneider, Rakitin– „A month in the country”– by Ivan Turgenev,  Tom- „Bang”– by Marius von Mayenburg, director Theodor Cristian Popescu, Tom- „Radio”– by Eric Bogosian, director Bobi Pricop, Horsewoman/ Lysander- „Athens by night” after A midsummer night’s dream& Timon of Athens by W.Shakespeare, director Charles Chemin.

The choreographic skills complete successfully his artistic profile and this has been already noticed in theater plays as Operation Mars by Alexa Bacanu.

For the role Hlestakov in „The Government Inspector” by N.V. Gogol staged at the  ,,Anton Pann” Theater  Rm. Vâlcea he has been nominated under the Debut Section at the UNITER Awards, 2012

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