Life is not a race, but a journey that shuld be savoured  step by step. Yesterday will become history, tomorrow… a mistery, today is a present, enjoy it!

Armand Calotă

b. 22.07.1962, Târgu Jiu

Parts at NTB

  • "The Journey", a show by Dan Puric, 2023
  • Nercea - "Titanic Waltz" by Tudor Musatescu, directed by Dan Tudor, 2022
  • Dimitrie - "God dresses from the Thrift" by Iulian Margu, directed by Ion Caramitru, 2014
  • Ernie Cusack - "Rumors" by Neil Simon, directed by Ion Caramitru, 2013 
  • Luka Hlopov - "The Inspector General" by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol, directed by Felix Alexa, 2013  
  • The anchor - "Coming Clean" by Petr Zelenka, directed by Alexandru Mâzgăreanu, 2011
  • Teodorini - "Molto, Gran' Impressione" by Romulus Vulpescu, directed by Dan Tudor, 2009     
  • The dragon - "Sanziana and Pepelea" after Vasile Alecsandri, directed by Dan Tudor, 2006
  • I.D. Borcea - "The Last Hour" by Mihail Sebastian, directed by Anca Ovanez Doroşenco, 2006 to present
  • George Scuder - "Sweet Bird of Youth" by Tennessee Williams, directed by Tudor Mărăscu, 2005
  • He - "Nobody Dies Tonight" by Olga Delia Mateescu - reading show
  • Cehov - "The Chekhov Machine" by Matei Vişniec, directed by Cristian Ioan, 2003
  • Andrei Sergheevici Prozorov - "Three sisters" by A.P. Chekhov, directed by Yuri Krasovski, 2002
  • I.D. Ionescu - "Whims at the Union"" after I.L. Caragiale, directed by Gelu Colceag, 2002
  • Clitandre and Trisotin - "The Learned Women" by J.B.P. Molière, directed by Lucian Giurchescu, 1999
  • The Duke of Norfolk, the Gardener - "Richard II" by William Shakespeare, directed by Mihai Măniuţiu, 1997-1998
  • Mustafa - "The Apparition" by Fănuş Neagu, Lucian Chişu, Dan Micu, directed by Dan Micu, 1997-1998
  • Faulkand - "The Rivals" by Richard Sheridan, directed by Horea Popescu (broadcast by the national television), 1993
  • Tristan Tzara - "Travesties" by Tom Stoppard, directed by Radu Băieşu, 1996
  • Wolf - "The Park" by Botto Strauss, directed by Tudor Ţepeneag, 1996
  • "Storm Nest" by Constantin Tănase, directed by Felicia Dalu, 1996
  • Capulet - "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare, directed by Beatrice Bleonţ, 1994
  • Bertram - "Ondine" by Jean Giraudoux, directed by Horea Popescu, 1994
  • Glagoliev - "Platonov" by A.P. Chekhov, directed by Ivan Helmer, 1993
  • Jerry - "Zoo Story" by Edward Albee, directed by Felix Alexa (a production of „I.C. Drăgan" Foundation and NTB), 1992
  • Cheevers - "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller, directed by Felix Alexa, 1991                                             


Activities outside NTB:
Parts in theatre:

ARCUB - Bucharest 555

Emil - "The Mistress" after "The Flounder" by A.D. Hertz, directed by Armand Calinovici, 2014


National Theatre Timişoara: 1990 - 1993

  • Josef Goebbles - "Terror and Faith" by Michael Black, directed by Dan Alexandrescu, 1990 - debut
  • Hugo Pludek - "Garden Party'' by Vaclav Havel, directed by Ştefan Iordănescu, 1991
  • Escu - "...Escu" by Tudor Muşatescu, directed by Nicoleta Toia, 1991
  • CIA agent - "Secretissimo or KGB versus CIA'' by Marc Camoletti, directed by Dan Alecsandrescu, 1991
  • Mat Burke - "Ana Christie'' by Eugene O`Neill, directed by Emil Reus, 1992
  • He - "The Kidnapping of Francesca'' by Dario Fo, directed by Laurian Oniga, 1992
  • Angelo - "Crime on Goat Island" by Ugo Betti, directed by Dan Alecsandrescu, 1992 (broadcast by the national television)
  • The jester - "The Jester Arrives on Time'' by Fănuş Neagu, directed by Dan Alecsandrescu, 1992


  • Pontius Pilate - "The master and Margarita" by Mihail Bulgakov, directed by Beatrice Bleonţ (Budapest Theatre Festival, 1995)
  • Urban Grandier - "The Devils" by John Whiting, directed by Laszlo Keszeg, Katona Joszef Theatre within the European season of Timişoara


  • The mayor - „Pe uliţă în Europa" (On an alleyway in Europe), national television series, 2004 - 2008 
  • Police officer - "Family", TV series, Prima Tv, 2003
  •  Sketches, vignettes and short plays on the Tv show "Album Duminical'' (Sunday Scrapbook)
  • "Careu de aşi''
  • "New Year's Eve: 1995, `96, `97, `98, `99'' (Producers: Eugen Dumitru, Mariana Şoitu, Doina Anastasiu)
  • "Arlechino", produced by Radu Popovici, 1995 - 1999

Other activities:

  • The founder and president of the Cultural Foundation "Elvira Godeanu"


The Targu Mures Institute for Performing Arts, class of 1990, pre-speaker Adriana Piteşteanu

Nominations and Awards:

  • Grand Prize - Thessaloniki (Greece) for „Afaceri în Balcani", directed by M. Bouduris, 1998 
  • Rewarding results grant at the Avignon Festival - Romanian and French Ministries of Culture, 1991
  • Special Jury Prize at the Young Actor Festival, Costineşti, 1991
  • "Toma Caragiu" Prize at the Bucharest National Theatre Festival, for the part of Josef Goebbles - "Terror and faith", 1990
  • Best Actor Prize and the Medal of the Budapest Theatre Institute for the part of Berenger -"The king dies", 1990
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