Silviu Purcarete is one of the most appreciated theater directors in Romania and Europe. He has an experience of over 30 years and he made memorable performances especially at the National Theatre of Craiova and, recently, at the one in Sibiu.
He is a member with a personal title of the European Theatres Union, owner of Golden Globe Peter Brook Prize for Best Theatre Director in 1995 and the Hamada Fundation Award for Artistic Excellence (Edinburgh International Festival 1991). In 2009, the play "Faust" was one of the points of maximum attraction of the Edinburgh Festival and Ofelia Popii awarded for her interpretation.
His stage productions won many awards and received public recognition on many continents.