Sunday, April 18, 2021, 21:30 EET (GMT +02:00)


Director: Hesham Ali / Egypt

Actor: Cătălin Vieru

Episode: Day 3. Story 10

about the Director

Hesham Ali

Hesham Ali has studied drama and theater at the Faculty of Arts in Egypt.

He started his dream by being a coach for theater arts, such as dance, acting, singing for 18 years now.

He has created 23 theater performances between experimental, musical, modern dance, classical theater.

His plays have been presented in Germany, Mexico, Spain, China, Kenya, United Arab Emirates, Morocco.

He has had more successful stories in these countries, working with other cultures and other schools of acting. As he says, this is the secret key of his experience.

He says that Puppets world gives me a more attractive vision between puppet theater and media shooting.

He also states that all his skills make him a different director, because they enable him  to see another point of his project and make his actors perform in magic ways.

You will find him being the editor, choreographer, light designer of all of his performances.

Hesham Ali is a comprehensive director who breathes theater.

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

Egypt artists talk