For me, optimism is like an “illness”; it is not serious, but I see it as such because I am optimistic without any reason or purpose.

Tania Popa

b. 19.01.1973, Căuşeni, Republica Moldova

In the current season the actor plays in:

Magic National Terrorism The Suicide The Titanic Orchestra

Parts at NTB:       

  • Liubka - "The Titanic Orchestra" by Hristo Boicev, directed by Felix Alexa, 2018
  • "Magic National", concert - show, directed by Ion Caramitru, 2015
  • Passenger, First woman - "'Terrorism" by Presniakov Brothers, directed by Felix Alexa, 2015
  • "The Girl from the Rainbow" by Lia Bugnar, directed by Lia Bugnar, 2012
  • Margarita Ivanovna Peresvetova - "The Suicide", by Nikolai Erdman, directed by Felix Alexa, 2009
  • Dorina - "My Sexual Life", by Cornel George Popa, directed by Sorin Militaru, 2007
  • Rose -"Dancing at Lughnasa", by Brian Friel, directed by Lynne Parker, 2006
  • Katia - "The Fourth Sister", by Janusz Glowacki, directed by Alexandru Colpacci, 2006
  • Zina - "Heart of Dog", after Michail Bulgakov, directed by Yuriy Kordonskiy, 2005
  • Boske - "Love", by Barta Lajos, directed by Grigore Gonţa, 2004
  • The Aggrieved Mother - "Stories from the Forbidden Area", by Svetlana Alexievici, directed by Tudor Ţepeneag, 2004
  • Zoe - "A lost Letter", by I.L. Caragiale, directed by Grigore Gonţa, 2003
  • Young Woman - "Five Women in Transition", written and directed by Rodica Popescu Bitănescu, 2003
  • Ohatsu - "The Love Suicides at Sonezaki", by Chikamatsu Monzaemon, directed by Alexandru Tocilescu, 2002
  • Didina Mazu - "Carnival Stories", by I.L. Caragiale, directed by Gelu Colceag, 2002
  • Dra Lilly - "Whims at the Union", after I.L. Caragiale, directed by Gelu Colceag, 2002
  • "Richard II", by William Shakespeare, directed by Mihai Măniuţiu, 1999
  • Henriette - "The Learned Women", by J.B.P. Molière, directed by Lucian Giurchescu, 1998
  • Natasha - "Night Asylum", by Maxim Gorki, directed by Ion Cojar, 1998
  • Sânziana - "A Handkerchief in the Danube", by Dumitru Radu Popescu, directed by Ion Cojar, 1997
  • "The Man who has seen Death", by Victor Eftimiu, directed by Mihai Manolescu, 1997
  • "The Bacchantes", by Euripide, directed by Mihai Măniuţiu, 1997
  • "The Fool Arrives on Time", by Fănuş Neagu, directed by George Motoi, 1993
  • "Bucharest, nest of storms", directed by Felicia Dalu, 1993
  • Ondine - "Ondine", by Jean Giraudoux, directed by Horea Popescu, 1994 - debut


Other activities at NTB

Assistant director of the play "Three Sisters", by A.P. Chekov, directed by Yuri Krasovski, 2002.


Activities outside the NTB 

Theatre parts

Very Small Theatre

  • Her- "Skin and sky", by Dimitre Dinev, directed by Dan Stoica, 2008
  • "Children of a Lesser God", by Mark Medoff, directed by Cristian Teodor Popescu

George Ciprian Theatre, Buzău

  • Nevasta - "Stan Păţitul", dramatic script after popular texts, directed by Vasile Toma, 2004

National Theatre Timişoara

  • "Tanţa and Costel", by Ion Băieşu

Constantin Nottara Theatre

  • "Midnight pool", by Peter Karvas, directed by Grigore Gonţa, "My theatre" Company's production.

Small Theatre:

  • Clarice, Buba, A Clown - "The Love of three Oranges", by Carlo Gozzi, directed by Nona Ciobanu, 1994

Ion Creangă Theatre

  • Miranda - "The Tempest", by William Shakespeare, directed by Cornel Todea, 1994

Lucia Sturdza Bulandra Theatre

  • Ismena - "Antigone", by Sophocles, directed by Alexandru Tocilescu, 1993 - debut


Parts in movies

  • "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days", directed by Cristian Mungiu, 2007
  • Ileana - "Craftsmen", directed by Andrei Boncea, 2006 - 2007
  • Mrs Iorga - "Offset", directed by Didi Danquart, 2006
  • Ana - "The Detonator", directed by Po-Chih Leong, 2006
  • Valentina - "The Marksman", directed by Marcus Adams, 2005
  • "What a Happy World", directed by Malvina Urşianu, 2003
  • Mihaela - "Occident", directed by Cristian Mungiu, 2002
  • Emilia - "Bed of Procust", directed by Sergiu Prodan and Viorica Mesina, 2001
  • "Everyday God Kisses Us on the Mouth", directed by Sinişa Dragin, 2001
  • "A Long journey by train", directed by Sinişa Dragin, 1997
  • "Direct Broadcast from Paradise", directed by Cornel Diaconu, 1997
  • "Too Late", directed by Lucian Pintilie, 1996
  • "Terente - king of swamp", directed by Andrei Blaier, 1995
  • "Nobody lives here anymore", directed by Malvina Urşianu, 1995
  • "Scales", directed by Lucian Pintilie, 1992


  • "Money to give, money to take back", directed by Alexandru Tocilescu, 2004
  • "Farewell, Europe", directed by Tudor Mărăscu

Short films  

  • "Fir cone", 2003


Academy of Theatrical and Cinematic Arts, Bucharest, class of 1994, coordinated by Grigore Gonţa

Awards and nominalizations

  • The order of "Cultural Merit", 2nd grade, 2004
  • The award of the Filmmakers' Union, for best female part in "Nobody lives here anymore", 1996
  • The award "Silvia Popovici", for the Ondine part - "Ondine" by Jean Giraudoux, 1995
  • First Prize for the part of Tanţa - "Tanţa and Costel" - Young Actor's Gala, Costineşti, 1995
  • Award for best female part - "Hunchbacks' hoax", Cheerfulness' Festival, Bucharest, 1994
  • Award for best female part - "Hunchbacks' hoax", the International Festival of Theatre, Sibiu, 1993
  • Award for female interpretation - "Hunchbacks' hoax", Casablanca, Maroc, 1993
  • "The Flame" magazine's prize - Young hopes, Bucharest, 1991
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