Erwin Șimșensohn

Plays in current season :

The Memory of Water The Mousetrap

Shows under NTB direction

“The Memory of Water” by Shelagh Stephenson, 2016


Theatre direction

“The Anniversary” by Jeroen van den Berg, “Mihai Eminescu” Theatre, Botoșani, 2016

“The Belgrade Trilogy” by Biljana Srbljanovic, “Fani Tardini” Drama Theatre, Galați, 2015

“Holiday Games” by Mihail Sebastian, “Maria Filotti” Theatre, Brăila, 2015

“The Nameless Star” by Mihail Sebastian, Târgu-Mureș National Theatre, 2015

“Visiting Mr. Green” by Jeff Baron, Jewish State Theatre, 2014

“Yentl” by Isaac Bahevis Singer, Jewish State Theatre, 2013

“Born Guilty” by Ari Roth, the Monday Theatre at Green Hours, 2003

“Kidnapping Francesca” by Dario Fo, Piatra Neamț Youth Theatre, 2002



“A Lost Letter” by I.L. Caragiale, Târgu-Mureș National Theatre, 2016

“Butterflies Are Free” by Leonard Gershe, Excelsior Theatre, Bucharest, 2016

“A Winter Night’s Dream” by Tudor Mușatescu, “Ioan Slavici” Theatre, Arad, 2016


Directing exams during faculty – play fragments

“Anne Frank’s Diary” – adaption for the stage

“House on the Border” by Slawomir Mrozcek

“The Wild Duck” by Henrik Ibsen

“Medea” by Euripides        

“Macbeth” by William Shakespeare


High-school theatre

Founding member of the “Teen Act” troupe, Piatra Neamț

Theatre workshops and direction of countless shows with the troupes “Teen-Act”, Piatra Neamț, “Pot” Brașov, “Brainstorming” Bucharest, “Holeelogans” Timișoara” etc.

Trainer and jury member at different festivals: “T4T” Timișoara, ”ID Fest” Bacău, “Ideo Ideis” Alexandria

Facilitator “Training for trainers”, “Ideo Ideis” Festival of Alexandria, 2015



Direction of series “One Step Ahead”, season 1 - MediaPro, Bucharest


Movie parts                  

“The Whistleblower”, directed by Larysa Kondracki

“Ces Amours-La”, directed by Claude Lelouche

“Method”, directed by Duncan Roy

“Megatron”, directed by Marian Crișan

“The Amateur” directed by Marian Crișan



“I.L. Caragiale” National University of Theatrical And Cinematic Arts, Bucharest, Theatre Faculty, specialty theatre direction, class of Univ. Prof. Cătălina Buzoianu, assistant professor Felix Alexa, 2003

Workshop of theatre anthropology with Eugenio Barba, Holstebro, Denmark

President of the Student League from the National University of Theatrical And Cinematic Arts, 2001-2003


Awards and Festivals

UNITER Awards Gala – Nomination for Debut Award (Erwin Șimșensohn); nomination and Award for Best Actress in a Leading Part (Alexandra Fasola for the leading role from Yentl, directed by Erwin Simsensohn), 2014

“Toma Caragiu” Festival, Ploiești, “Yentl”, TES, 2014

“Singer’s Warsaw” Festival, Warsaw, Poland, “Yentl”, TES, 2013

The National Theatre Festival, “Yentl”, TES, 2013

The International Theatre Festival of Sibiu, “Born Guilty”, Monday Theatre, 2003

Avram Goldfaden International Festival, Iași, “My Father Has a Camp”, independent, 2003

Young Actor’s Gala, UNITER, Group section, “Born Guilty”, Monday Theatre, 2003

StudentFest, Timișoara, “Anne Frank’s Diary”, 2001


Translated by Simona Nichiteanu 

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