Friday, March 19, 2021, 18:30 EET (GMT +02:00)


Director:  Yuck Miranda / Mozambique

Actor: Anca Dinu

Episode: Day 10. Story 5

about the Director

Yuck Miranda

Yuck Miranda is a performing actor and a dedicated professional with more than 10 years of theatre experience that has enabled him to work in many fields such as music and vocal work, movement and dance. He had a stint as a student in the Theatre course at Eduardo Mondlane University, the oldest and largest university in Mozambique.  

Yuck does not regard himself as merely a theatre actor, but an arts person and performer in a broader sense. He has been working on using his body to create works that focus on advocacy for children, LGBTQ+ and gender equality.

Since 2010 he has worked with the biggest theatre companies in Mozambique and has recently been in Paris developing the research phase for his life long project, the Non Identified Identities, centred on narratives of LGBTQ+ members in different countries around the World.

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.

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