Dr. Bogdana Darie is Associate Professor at “I.L. Caragiale” UNATC and currently,
The Head of the Acting Department; she is teaching acting at the BA course and
Theatre Didactics at the MA in Theatre Pedagogy – programme of studies that she
developed in the following past years (in terms of lesson plans and all other
aspects related to the teaching process in performing arts).
She is highly involved in the advocacy activity conducted lately in the Romanian
educational context for introducing theatre education in the pre-academic
curriculum. Thus, since 2016 she initiated and coordinated several projects
entitled „UNATC Junior” with the aim to promote the benefits of using applied
theatre in the education of children and youngsters. Furthermore, she set up a
programme of continuous training run in UNATC addressed to teachers that want
to implement theatre in education or theatre/drama-based activities as tools to
improve the pre-academic teaching process.
Since 2018, she is PhD coordinator in performing arts field, covering especially
the area of theatre pedagogy.
She coordinated the publishing of various book collections (all can be found on
https://unatc.ro/cercetare/carti-unatc-junior.php) addressed to the field of
performing arts, such as the translation of Ion Cojar’s, Poetics of the Actor’s Art
(his method is the main acting method used in UNATC). She is also the author of
books and academic courses, some of them also translated in English.