Andrei Serban

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Birthday
21, 1943
Birthplace
Romania
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1943 (age 75)
Birthplace
Romania

About

Award-winning Romanian-American theatre director who is known for innovative stagings of classic plays like The Cherry Orchard, Fragments of a Greek Trilogy, and Hamlet. For his creative efforts he has received several grants from some of the most prestigious foundations, including the Guggenheim and the Rockefeller.

Before Fame

He attended the Theatrical and Cinematographic Art Institute in Bucharest where he directed Shakespeare's Julius Caesar set in Japanese Kubuki style.

Trivia

He became a professor of Theater at the Columbia University in 1992.

Family Life

His father, Gheorghe Serban, was a photographer, and his mother, Elpis, was a teacher.

Associated With

Liev Schreiber starred in his production of Hamlet at the Public Theater in New York.