Mihai Dinvale

b. 1959, Târgu Mureș

Studied at the Timișoara Music Lycée and the Ion Luca Caragiale Institute of Theatrical and Cinematic Arts, class of 1973, where his teachers were Moni Gelehrter, Zoe Anghel Stanca and Gheorghe Angheluță

Famous as an actor at Bucharest’s Small Theatre, he was also the theatre’s manger from September 2014 to November 2015.

Mihai Dinvale has appeared in countless theatrical productions, including Victor Rozov’s Graduates’ Ball (1972), Alexu Popovici’s Would You Like to Play With Us? (1974), Antonio Buero Vallejo’s Cards Face Up (1974), Paul Ioachim’s We’re No Angels (1975), William Saroyan’s The Cave Dwellers (1977), Jean Giraudoux’s The Madwoman Chaillot (1978), Radu F. Alexandru’s A Opportunity for Each (1979), Sartre’s The Devil and the Good Lord (1981), D. R. Popescu’s Like the Mulberry Leaf of Paradise (1982), Xie Min’s What We Died For (1987), Niccolo Machiavelli’s Mandrake (1991), Carlo Goldoni’s Servant of Two Masters (1999), The Merchant of Venice (2000), Dušan Kovačević’s The Balkan Spy (2001), Joe Orton’s Throught the Keyhole (2003), T. Denis Dinulescu’s A Day in the Life of Nicolae Ceaușescu (2005), Peca Ștefan’s COOLors (2007), The Tempest (2009), and Florian Zeller’s Si tu mourais (2010). He has worked with directors including Silviu Purcărete, Cătălina Buzoianu, Dominic Dembinski, Dan Micu, and Alexandru Tocilescu.

He has appeared in numerous films and television serials: Sickly Liaisons (2006), Love Like in a Film (2006), One Step Forward (2007), The Other Irina (2009), and I’m an Old Commie! (2013).

Mihai Dinvale has also worked extensively in radio theatre, being regarded as the ideal voice in numerous productions by the National Radiophonic Theatre.


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