The audience is the partner of our story. For two-three hours we are together, with a immaculate souls, like children in the realm of tales, and this gives us strenght.

Amalia Ciolan

b. 13.09.1967, Sibiu

Parts at the TNB:

  • Mrs. Boyle - "The Mousetrap" by Agatha Christie, directed by Erwin Shimsensohn, from 2024
  • Christine Linde - "Nora" by Henrik Ibsen, directed by Chris Simion - Mercurian, 2024
  • "The Journey", a show by Dan Puric, 2023
  • Dacia - "Titanic Waltz" by Tudor Musatescu, directed by Dan Tudor, 2022
  • Karla - "Helver's Night" by Ingmar Villqist, directed by Matei Lucaci - Grünberg, 2021
  • Sonia - "Matilda and the Grave-makers" by Stela Giurgeanu, directed by Mircea Rusu, 2020
  • The Empress - "Pearls, thread yourselves" after Victor Eftimiu, directed by Dan Puric, 2015
  • "Twenty years in Siberia", one woman show after Anita Nandris novel, directed by Sorin Misiriantu, 2015
  • Gloria - "The Tiger" by Murray Schisgal from "Two x Two" directed by Vlad Stănescu, 2012
  • The intellectual - "The Man and His Old Crock" by George Ciprian, directed by Anca Bradu, 2011
  • A Witch, Fleance, Lady Macbeth`s Attendant - "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare, directed by Radu Penciulescu, 2011
  • Patient no. 7 (Salonka), Woman no. 4, The Stranger - "How to Explain the History of Communism to Mental Patients" by Matei Vişniec, directed by Florin Fătulescu, 2007
  • Vera - „The fourth sister" by Janusz Glowacki, directed by Alexandru Colpacci, 2006
  • Reveca - „The Sunset of the Sun" by Barbu Ştefănescu Delavrancea, directed by Dan Piţa, 2004
  • Olga - „Three Sisters" de A.P. Cehov, directed by Yuri Krasovski, 2003
  • Death- „The Chops" by Bertrand Blier, directed by Gelu Colceag, 2003
  • Dora - „Waiting in the Wings" by Noel Coward, directed by Ion Cojar, 2002
  • Tama - „The Love Suicides" by Chikamatsu Monzaemon, directed byAlexandru Tocilescu, 2002
  • The Bachant - „The Bacchae" after Euripide, directed by Mihai Măniuţiu, 1997
  • Alice - „Nothing on Hamlet" by Radu F. Alexandru, directed by Tudor Mărăscu, 1996
  • Titania - „The Park" by Botho Strauss, directed by Tudor Ţepeneag, 1995
  • Zenocrate - „Tamburlaine The Great" by Christopher Marlowe, directed by Victor Ioan Frunză, 1994
  • The Washerwoman - „Ondine" by Jean Giraudoux, directed by Horea Popescu, 1994

Activities besides TNB:

Parts in Theatre:

Theatre without Frontiers

  • She - „Autobahn" by Neil LaBute, directed by Mihaela Sârbu, 2006

Odeon Theatre

  • Nastasia - „Mrs. Nastasia" by G. M. Zamfirescu, directed by Horea Popescu, 1998


  • TVR - the program „Poetic Moment"

Radiophonic theatre:

  • Theatre performances, directed by Gavril Pinte


  • The PRO Contemporania Ensemble - „Hypnotic Visions - Multimedia Performance" -  a performance with music, poetry, video projections; music - directed by Irinel Anghel, script by Virgil Oprina, poetry by Gellu Naum, Tristan Tzara. Performance organised by the Romanian Institute of Culture from Bucharest and Tel Aviv

Academic activity:

  • The Music and Dance Academy from Ierusalim and the Cultural Centre Hagada Hasmalit
  • Performances organised together with students of The Theological Seminar „Radu Vodă", 1995 - 2007 
  • Acting professor, „Dinu Lipatti" Highschool, 1999 - 2000
  • Guest professor, UNATC: 1998 - 1999
  • „Theatre in schools", project initiated by ARCUB and Bucharest Municipality, 1996 - 1997

  • The Teatre and Film Academy, Acting section, class of 1994, coordinated by Professor Ion Cojar
  • MA degree with the work  „A.P.Cehov", coordinated by Professor Mihaela Tonitza Iordache, 1998 - 1999
  • Centre for Research and Theatrical Creation "Ion Sava", The National Theatre Bucharest - workshop: „Does power legitimate?" held by the director and professor Radu Penciulescu (23.02 - 3.03 2007, TNB)

Nominations and Awards:

  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role for the part Mary from the film "Offstage", UCIN Awards, 2018
  • Honorable mention for interpretation at The Young Actor Gala, Sibiu for the part Bernarda - „House of Bernarda Alba" by Federico Garcia Lorca, directed by Ion Cojar, 1994
  • Critics' debut award for the part of Nastasia - „Mrs. Nastasia" by G.M. Zamfirescu, directed by Ion Cojar, „Radu Stanca" Theatre of Sibiu, 1995
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