Saturday, January 16, 2021, 18:30 EET (GMT +02:00)


Director: Tetiana Shelepko / Ukraine

Actor: Vlad Udrescu

Episode: Day 4. Story 3

about the Director

Tetiana Shelepko

Tetiana Shelepko, 29, is a Theatre Director based in Kyiv, Ukraine. She started as an actress in 2008 being a student of Dragomanov National Pedagogical University, and switched to directing in 2015 starting from the work in a studio with teenagers.

In 2016, she joined ProEnglish Theatre Company as a drama arts teacher where she started working on such shows as O Stories (based on O. Henry short stories, 20), 7 Stories (by Morris Panych), the award-winning The Birthday Party and Ashes to Ashes (by Harold Pinter), Do Nothing (by Marius von Mayenburg), vDali (based on Salvador Dali diaries), and currently works on the Panic (by Mika Myllyaho) and studies Culture and Theatre Directing at the Ostroh Academy. Also, Tetiana took part in the ETC Residency Program for young directors working on the Bang!, performance directed  by Theodor Cristian Popescu at “Marin Sorescu” National Theatre in 2019.

about the actor

Vlad Udrescu

Vlad Udrescu has graduated both acting courses (2008) and the master degree in acting (2010) at the „I.L. Caragiale” National University of Theatre and Film, Bucharest. In 2015, he joined the artistic team of the Craiova National Theatre. Vlad has gained the public’s attention due to his talent and art devotion by playing a considerable diversity of roles. His characters are either strong and dominant or insecure and introverted and Vlad pays attention to each and every detail to capture the exact feature is required. Very often, the directors have offered him substantial roles which he performed magnificently.

In Craiova, Vlad Udrescu played various roles as Marc Anthony in Iulius Caesar by W. Shakespeare, directed by Peter Schneider, Treplev in  The Seagull by A.P. Chekhov, directed by Yannis Paraskeveopolous, First Man in Ilussions by Ivan Vyrypaev and Adrian in The Author by Tim Crouch, directed by Bobi Pricop,  Leo in The Vibrator Play by  Sarah Ruhl, directed by Dragoș Alexandru Mușoiu, Kent in Radio by Eric Bogosian, directed also by Bobi Pricop, Dominik in Bang by Marius von Mayenburg, directed by Theodor Cristian Popescu etc.

He made his debut at the Comedy Theatre in Bucharest in 2008 and before coming to Craiova he played roles in both classical and contemporary theatre plays produced by Nottara Theater, I.L. Caragiale National Theater, Teatrul Luni – Green Hours, LaScena, Teatrul Foarte Mic etc.

Vlad is also involved in film acting, cultural workshops and seminars, management of cultural projects.

For his talent, passion and dedication, Vlad Udrescu has often been awarded in festivals and contests and he received, in 2006, from the French Embassy in Romania a scholarship in Corsica where he played, in French Language, from Seneca and Dario Fo.

Ukrainean artists talk

Andrii Palatnyi

CCA Dakh theater (project manager and actor); Multidisciplinary festival of contemporary art GOGOLFEST (Curator of theatre /performance program and digital laboratory GF_LSD)

Yulia Sosnovska

(Actress, ProEnglish Theatre, Project W (Veterans, Volunteers and William Shakespeare by National Frankivski Drama Theatre)

Eugene Koshin

Screenwriter, Film and TV Series Director