It all began during my youth, this deep love for theatre life. My primary concern has always been tending to cross-border walks, either on paper or in project form. Gradually, this passion has developed into a profession.
Are you looking for contacts to the Romanian, Moldavian and Italian theatre scenes? Do you need a a
polyglot networker and a good organizer for your theatre projects? You have found the right person! Based on your requirements I create an individual concept
and develop a theatre project. My strongest desire is to encourage the information exchange and to offer
visibility to artists from Eastern Europe. I would be very glad to include you in my network and to accompany you.
About myself : Irina Wolf (b. 1962 in Bucharest) is a computer science master's degree holder, a freelance journalist and member of the Concordia Press Club, the oldest of its kind in the world. She has been living and working in Vienna since 1988, writing regularly theatre reviews in Austrian, German, Romanian and Italian journals, among others in nachtkritik.de, IDM, DramArt, Vatra, Orizont, scena.ro. She is editor of the Austrian online platform Aurora Magazin, collaborator of the Romanian cultural magazines Teatrul Azi and Observator Cultural as well as of the Italian theatre magazine Hystrio. She participated in theatre conferences in Ravenna (2014) and Turin (2015).
Irina Wolf initiated the publication of the first writings in German language about Romanian theatre since the Fall of the Iron Curtain. She is the sole editor of the anthology Power games. New plays from Romania (publisher Theater der Zeit, Berlin 2015) and co-editor of the Romanian theatre after 1989. Its relationship with the German-speaking countries (publisher Frank & Timme, Berlin 2011) as well as initiator of Contemporary Italian drama (published in Romanian language by the Cultural Foundation “Camil Petrescu”, Bucharest 2015).
Primarily, Irina Wolf is active in cross-border cultural activities between Austria, Germany, Italy, Romania and Moldova. As an expert in the Romanian and Moldavian theatre scenes, she has been co-organizing and coordinating cultural projects in collaboration with Volkstheater Vienna (in 2013 and 2015), the Romanian Cultural Institute and the Book Fair of Vienna (in 2014), with the Bremer Shakespeare Company (in 2015) and the Stadttheater Ingolstadt (from 2014 till 2016). Since 2014 she is consultant of the Festival delle Colline Torinesi for the Romanian theater scene. Finally, all this is possible also thanks to her multilingualism (German, Romanian, English, Italian, French, Spanish).
“As is a play, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.” (Seneca)