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Mr Bogdan Florea

Mr Bogdan Florea

Mr Bogdan Florea
BA, MA, PhD

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Area of research

Actor in a Second Language

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Research summary

My research is entitled Actor in a Second Language and it takes the form of an experiment, where I analyse whether Acting in a  Second Language may be considered a performing genre per se. 

Throughout the three chapters, I reflect on the problematic of locating (both geo-culturally and aesthetically) the Actor in a Second Language, given the fact that such an artist may be and indeed is present in various contexts - be it film, theatre or other performance art, intercultural or less so. 

The core element of my research consists of identifying and talking at length about a ...

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Biography

 

My parents' flat was behind the big theatre's building, in a small provincial town in Romania. My uncle Dan was sending ME to buy tickets, thinking that by being the cute little boy that I was, the imperial-looking, always-pipe-smoking, turban-wearing old lady at the ticket booth would give me seats in the rows more towards the front of the stage.

 

I fell in love with the mechanics of theatre: the curtain rises and falls, the quick changes of scenery or costumes, the moments when darkness on stage was not full and you could see the silhouettes of ...

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