Mihaela Drăgan

Actress and playwright

Mihaela Drăgan is an actress and playwright who lives and works in Bucharest and Berlin, where she is currently working at the Maxim Gorki Theatre. In 2014, she founded the Giuvlipen Theatre Company, a “revolutionary theater” according to Reuters, together with other Roma actresses. She is also a teacher at the Theatre of the Oppressed where she works with Roma women on their specific issues. In addition, she had multiple talks like “Producing Roma Feminist Theatre “ and has been a speaker for TEDxEroilor and Creative Mornings. Ms. Drăgan is one of the six finalists for The 2017 Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award from New York that acknowledges the exceptional work of 20 women in theatre around the world.