Alexandru Berceanu is the initiator and deputy director of the CINETic project of “I.L. Caragiale” UNAT. As an independent stage director and cultural manager, Alexandru has produced more than 15 independent and state theater plays, which were awarded national and international prizes. With an interest in new dramaturgy and expanding the areas of performance expression, Alexandru collaborates within interdisciplinary projects in the visual area such as the Submersive and subversive installation 1958-1968 or within the graphic novel Mickey on the Danube, “Jumătatea Plină” Publishing House. Alexandru Berceanu is a founding member of dramAcum, an NGO operating in the field of developing new dramaturgy.
At present, Alexandru is a Ph.D. candidate at the Theater Faculty within “Babes-Bolyai” University, with his thesis in “Violence in Performing Arts, from Hypnotic Power to Social Responsibility.” His last show, “Interface 3”, materialized his interest in the neuro-cognitive field, as within the show music was generated in real time starting from brain waves which were EEG monitored and the color of the lights was controlled in the same manner. The generated music showed the emotional reaction of the EEG monitored spectator.
Alexandru Berceanu also has a rich experience teaching and being involved in social art projects, like the art workshops “School in the street”, “Rahova – Delivery” . He was a teacher for more than 10 years within “I.L. Caragiale” UNATC, staging department.