Marius Manole studied acting in the class of Emil Coșeriu and Cornelia Gheorghe at the Georges Enesco University of the Arts, Jassy, graduating in 2001. From 2002 to 2003, he studied choreography at the Ion Luca Caragiale National University of Dramatic and Cinematic Arts, Bucharest. He has also taken part in Andrei Șerban’s Travelling Academy, in sessions held in Horezu and New York in 2009.
Marius Manole has been an actor at the Bucharest National Theatre since 2002, where his memorable rôles have included Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Felix Alexa, Sharik and Tipograf Tipografovitch Sharikov in Heart of a Dog, directed by Yuri Kordonsky, the Storyteller in Oscar Wilde’s The Nightingale and the Rose, directed by Carmen Lidia Vidu, Ion in Ion Luca Caragiale’s The Scourge, directed by Radu Afrim, Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, directed by Yuri Kordonsky, Prozorov in An (Un)naturally Free Adaptation of Chekhov, directed by Radu Afrim. As an actor he has also appeared at the Odéon, the Bulandra, the Metropolis, the Green Hours Monday Theatre, and the Comedy Theatre, in Bucharest, the Maria Filotti Theatre in Brăila and the Timișoara National Theatre.
In 2003, Marius Manole was nominated for the UNITER Acting Début Prize for the rôle of Paulie in Straight as a Line at the Maria Filotti Dramatic Theatre, Brăila, and in 2006 for the Prize for Best Lead Actor for the rôle of Sharik in Heart of a Dog at the Ion Luca Caragiale National Theatre, Bucharest, in 2011 for the Prize for Best Lead Actor for the rôle of Lopakhin in the Cherry Orchard at the Ion Luca Caragiale Theatre, Bucharest, and in 2013 for the Prize for Best Supporting Actor for the rôle of the Storyteller in Two Batches at the Ion Luca Caragiale National Theatre. In 2016 he won the Prize for Best Supporting Actor for the rôles of the Apathetic Old Woman and the Actor in Everything Between Us is Alright at the Ion Luca Caragiale Theatre.
Marius Manole reads poetry by: