Thursday, April 15, 2021, 13:00 EET (GMT +02:00)


Director: Nuttamon Por Pramsumran / Thailand

Actor: Ștefan Cepoi

Episode: Day 8. Story 2

about the Director

Nuttamon Por Pramsumran

Nuttamon Por Pramsumran was born in Samut Sakhon, a very small town near Bangkok, in 1993.

With B.A in Dramatic Arts and M.F.A in Art Theory, she believes in the power of words and conversations in art. She writes dialogue heavy short stories and plays.

Her works include the short story collection Abstract Bar (P.S. Publishing, 2016), La maladie de l’amour: Detoxification of a Heart (World Stage Design Festival, Taipei, Taiwan, 2017), Make Love, Not War (Performative Art Festival #7, Bangkok Art & Culture Centre, 2018), video installation art PART (Early Years Project 4, Bangkok Art & Culture Centre, 2019), and her latest play OK LAND (6060 artspace, 2020) won the best ensemble from Bangkok Theatre Festival 2020.

Por cofounded Circle Theatre Bangkok in 2018 to be her safe space and a playground. She has been actively experimenting with new possibilities within the scope of a text-based performance and loves to work with alternative spaces in Bangkok, whether in the role of a playwright, a director, or a producer.

about the actor

Ștefan Cepoi

Ștefan Cepoi graduated from the Hyperion Arte University-Bucharest, class Prof. Eusebiu Stefanescu and Rodica Mandache, in 2000, and, since 2007, he has been an actor at the “Marin Sorescu” National Theatre in Craiova. 

In 2001 he was awarded the Prize for male performance within the Hyperion International Festival and then the director Andrea Battistini invited him in Italy, at his Compagnia Teatro Di Castalia, one of the most important theatre company of the moment, where Stefan was assistant director for the project Cassandra by Christa Wolf.  In Turin he dealt with theatre socio-therapy for the first time.

One yea later he came back to Romania and joined the first theatre company in Targoviste, managed by MC Ranin. He worked for four years with “Tony Bulandra” Theatre and, at a very fast pace, he was cast in 13 premieres during one year only. 

He joined the company of the  “Marin Sorescu” National Theatre in Craiova in 2007, and, in the current season he is performing in 12 productions. 

His most recent roles are in the performances: Where Is My soul? after Marin Sorescu, directed by Norbert Boda (2020), Inimă și alte preparate din carne by Dan Coman, directed by Radu Afrim (2020), Outfitul Șearpelui by Marius Aldea, a performance by Andrea Gavriliu (2020), Talk Radio by Eric Bogosian, directed by Bobi Pricop (2019), Good News. Final! by Davide Carnevali, directed by Alexandru Dabija (2019). 

I make theatre for myself, which is extraordinary from my point of view. Theatre is another medium within which my own self and my soul evolve, transforms, and learns. This is my stake regarding theatre. I am not making theatre for glory, for prizes or for fame. Selfish but genuine!

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