Thursday, April 8, 2021, 13:00 EET (GMT +02:00)


Director: Seri Kurosawa / Japan

Actor: Anca Dinu

Episode: Day 4. Story 7

about the Director

Seri Kurosawa

Seri Kurosawa is a Theatre director, Acting coach, Founder, Playwright.

Seri is the recipient of a Theater Go Round 2014 Sapporo for Play, Sato Sakichi Award for Director 2006 and a Sato Sakichi Award for Play 2007 as Heads of Jikando Theatre Company.

He lives in Tokyo, where the majority of his work is based. He has directed in The Koenji, at many of Tokyo’s most prestigious venues over 50 productions include work by Chekov, Pinter, Agota Kristof, Kunio Kishida and David Auburn.

Seri Kurosawa has worked at many of the Japan’s leading drama schools including New National Theatre Drama Studio, En Drama Laboratory. He has worked with Hoyu theatre company and a lot of productions. Seri always focus on actors when he build a dramatic play. He is great for outstanding simple acting and vivid relationship.

about the actor

Anca Dinu

Anca Dinu graduated from the Academy of Theatre and Film A.T.F. Bucharest, class Prof. Olga Tudorache in 1992 and became an actress at the Craiova National Theatre in the same year.

She flirted with making movies (The Tent; 1998) and tv (she moderated the shows The Alarm Clock  – TVR Iași and Prichindeliada – TVR Craiova), nevertheless, she has totally offered her talent, emotion and inspiration to the theatre stage.

Throughout her career, Anca Dinu has worked with important Romanian and international directors such as Silviu Purcărete (Phaedra after Euripides and Seneca, Measure for Measure  by W. Shakespeare), Yiannis Paraskevopoulos (Lysistrata by Aristophanes, The Seagull by A.P.Cehov), Janusz Wiśniewski (Apocalypse after Shakespeare), Peter Schneider (HOT L Baltimore  by L. Wilson, Medea  by Euripide), Tim Carroll (Odyssey  by Homer), Vlad Mugur (Right You Are (If You Think You Are)  by L. Pirandello, Servant of Two Masters by C. Goldoni), Mihai Măniuțiu (Ajax. An Essay on Dementia after Sophocles), Bogdan-Cristian Drăgan (Eva Braun’s Revolt by B. C. Drăgan, The Bear by A.P. Chekhov, Hazard’s Waltz by V. Haïm, Farewell, Europe!  by I.D.Sîrbu), as well as with young Romanian directors: Dragoş Alexandru Muşoiu (Spargerea  after R. Petrescu), Andrei Măjeri (Blood Wedding by F.G. Lorca, Catinca Drăgănescu (Photoshop  by C. Drăgănescu), Florin Caracala (White Room by Alexandra Badea) etc.

In an interview in Spectactor magazine (2013), Anca Dinu stated: ”I believe in the power of Theatre to make people look inside themselves in order to discover what is behind their everyday masks, and to try to watch the depths of their inner being.

Japan artists talk

Yumi Akamatsu