| Miruna Runcan|
| October 29, 1954 (age 61)
Bucharest (1954-10-29) |
theater critic, essayist, writer, professor
Miruna Runcan (born October 29, 1954) is a Romanian-born writer, semiotician and theater critic. She got a PhD in Theater's Aesthetics at the Bucharest University of Theater and Film in 1999 on a complex historical and aesthetic research on the Romanian modern stage-directing and theater theories, from 1920 to 1960.
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After 1989, she was involved in several activist and theatrical projects, both in media ethics and theater criticism. She published the first Romanian book on media law and ethics, for young journalists (1997, Bucharest, All Publishing House), followed by The Fourth Power: Ethics and Law for Journalists (Cluj, 2002, Dacia Publishing House). After 2001, she is professor at Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj, Romania. Still, theater criticism and interdisciplinary studies on media, film and theatre constitutes the principle field of her activities in research, writing and teaching.
She edited (with Alina Nelega as Editor in chef, C.C. Buricea-Mlinarcic and Anca Rotescu, the first Romanian interdisciplinary magazine dedicated to the alternative theatrical movement, ultimaT (Targu Mures, from 1999–2000). Then, as a part of an independent theatrical group in Cluj, Teatrul Imposibil, she became the editor in chief of Man.In.Fest: Performing Culture Magazine, who became in 2006 an independent publication.
In 2004, she starts - together with Romanian playwright and theatre theoretician C.C. Buricea-Mlinarcic - a complex group project, reuniting field research, anthropological analysis and theatre and film creation: the Everyday Life Drama Program. From 2009, the program became the Everyday Drama Laboratory of The Theater Research and Creation Center "Vlad Mugur", awarded with a three year substantial research grant from the Ministry of Education and Research.Cinci divane ad-hoc, with C.C.Buricea Mlinarcic, Bucharest: Cartea Romaneasca, 1996
Introduction to Media Law and Ethics, Bucharest: All Publishing House, 1998
The Romanian Theater Model, Bucharest: Unitext Publishing House, 2001
The Fourth Power. Ethics and Law for Journalists, Cluj: Dacia Publishing House, 2002
The “Theatricalisation” of Romanian Theatre.1920-1960, Cluj: Eikon Publishing House, 2003
For a Semyothics of the Theatrical Performance, Cluj: Dacia Publishing House, 2005
The Sceptical’s Spectator’s Armchair, Bucharest: Unitext Publishing House, 2007
Odaia de asediu (The Siege Room), directed by Mircea Marin, Brasov Dramatic Theater, 1983
Atolul. Muzical dupa Imparatul Mustelor de William Golding(The Atoll. Musical after The Lord of the Flies by William Golding, in collaboration with C.C. Buricea-Mlinarcic, directed by Alexandru Berceanu, Zeppelin National Festival, Bucharest 2003
Manastur Express, published in Man.In.Fest, nr. 16-18/2004
Ombilicul domnului Artaud (Mr. Artaud's Bellybutton, 2009
Rene Girard, Despre cele ascunse de la intemeierea lumii, Bucuresti: Nemira, 1998
Michel de Ghelderode, Soarele apune, Bucuresti: Alfa, 1998
Edward Albee, The Lady from Dubuque, Brasov Dramatic Theater, 1983
Per Olof Ekstrom, The Lynx Hour, Bucharest, Odeon Theater, 1993