Silvana Ionescu

Date of birth: 9 October 1970

Place of birth: Bucharest

Education and training

“George Enescu” Highschool of Art – Piano and Classical singing, 1990
Hyperion University, Faculty of Theatre and Film, Acting, 1995
Theatre and Film Academy, Bucharest (B.A.), 1997


Stormy Night
The Three Little Pigs
The House of the Cat
The Land of Stories
Childhood Magic
Adventures in the Land of Flowers
The Wizard of Oz


Roles at Excelsior Theatre

Veta in “Stormy Night”, by I.L. Caragiale, directed by Stelian Milu, 2017
Boy / Mother in “The Most Beautiful Flower in the World” by Chris Simion-Mercurian, after an idea by Leon Magdan, directed by Chris Simion-Mercurian, 2016
Purcy in “The Three Little Pigs”, dramatized by Stelian Milu, after a story by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, directed by Stelian Milu, 2016
Aristocat in “The House of the Cat” by S. Marsak, adapted by Robert Robert Emanuel, directed by Lenuş-Teodora Moraru, 2016
Fall Fairy in “Adventures in the Land of Flowers”, directed by Ilinca Stihi, 2013
Ninigra in “Ninigra and Aligru”, by Nina Cassian, directed by Daniela Anencov
Fox in “The Book of Stories”, directed by Daniela Anencov
Turtle and Barbaric Witch in “The Little Mermaid”, by H.Ch. Andersen, directed by Olimpia Arghir, 1996
Fairy in “The Wonderful Adventures of Nils”, directed by Mihaela Boboc Manea
Princess Jasmine in “Aladdin and the Magic Lamp”, directed by Ion Lucian
Truffle in “Beauty and the Beast”, directed by Ion Lucian
Rabbit in “His Highness the Donkey”, directed by Ion Lucian
Madam in “Uncle Iancu Tells a Story”, directed by Victor Radovici
Afeia in “The Wonder Land”, directed by Mihai Lungeanu
Godmother in “Stories with Masks”, directed by Ion Lucian
Glinda and Mlinda in “The Wizard of Oz”, directed by Peter Bokor
Witch in “Childhood Magic”, directed by Stelian Milu
Liliana in “MOMO or The Strange Story of Time Thieves and the Kid who Gave Back Time to the People”, directed by Lenuş-Teodora Moraru
Neighbor Duck, Cat, Spanish Duck, Hen, Fish, Crow, Swan in “The Ugly Duckling”, directed by Mihai Manolescu
Mastera and Snow Queen in “The Land of Stories”, directed by Stelian Milu

Activities outside Excelsior Theatre  

“Constantin Tănase” Theatre:
“Show at Savoy”, directed by Biţu Fălticineanu
“Even More than Dallas”, directed by Biţu Fălticineanu
“Zero Points on Behaving”, directed by Ion Lucian

“Marin Sorescu” National Theatre Craiova:
“The Danaïdes”, directed by Silviu Purcărete

“I.L. Caragiale” National Theatre of Bucharest:
“The Name of the Rose”, directed by Grigore Gonța
“Godmother Gurton’s Needle”, directed by Grigore Gonța

Independent Theatre:
“English Plural”, directed by Toma Enache

“The Mess”, directed by Geo Saizescu

Television Theatre:
“Zero Points on Behaving”, directed by Silviu Jicman
“The Danaïdes”, directed by Silviu Purcărete

Actress, presenter and singer in numerous entertainment shows  

TV shows: 
“The Sailorman’s Girls”, “Wild Narcisa”, “State of Romania”

Radio Broadcasting Theatre:
Numerous performances directed by Vasile Manta;
Dubbing in many cartoons, among which the most important ones are produced by Disney

Personal skills

Piano, classical singing, pop music
Foreign languages: English (intermediate)