Constantin Chiriac



September 1976 - June 1980 – Theatre Art Diploma, I.L. Caragiale Theatre Art and Film University, Bucharest
1996 – M.A. in Cultural management, production, touring, American skills, Information Agency USA
1998 - 1999 – Cultural Management Diploma, Dezvolt Developing a summer university in Scarborough, Hull University, Great Britain
October 1998 - October 2006 – PhD in Theatrical Arts, paper Poetry as Performing Art: Theatre and poetry, one man show techniques, presented at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu and the University of Arts of Târgu Mureş
1999 – Cultural Management Diploma, Performing arts and cultural management lecturer and exchange programmes addressed to teachers and students of Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond
2008 – Doctor Honoris Causa – Visiting professor in the period 2008-2013, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK
2018 – Doctor Honoris Causa – West University of Timișoara
2020 – Doctor Honoris Causa – Academy of Music ,Theatre and Fine Arts from Chișinău
2020 – Doctor Honoris Causa – The Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova
2020 – Doctor Honoris Causa – National University of Arts George Enescu,Iași

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Waiting for Godot - role: Estragon
The Lesson - role: Teacher
Carnival stuff - role: Iancu Pampon
Lulu - role: Dr. Schon, Kungu Poti
I, Rodin - role: Rodin
The ghost is here - role: Oba Sankichi
Oidip - role: Oidip
The Cruise / Croaziera, directed by Mircea Danieliuc, 1981
The Moromete Family / Moromeţii, directed by Stere Gulea, 1986
Somewhere in Palilula, directed by: Silviu Purcărete, 2012
1982, 1987, 1988 – Nominated by the National Theatre Festival la Festivalul Naţional de Teatru, Awarded by the international Biographic Center, 2nd edition
1984, 1986, 1987 – Awarded by Young Actors’ Gala
1986 – 1st Prize of Bacău Declaiming Gala
1994 – 1st Prize of Chişinău Eminesciana Festival
1998 – AICT Award –Best Theatre Manager
1999 – ETHNOS Foundation Award –Best Festival Director
2000 – ROMANIAN NATIONAL MERIT ORDER - KNIGHT RANG - awarded by the President of Romania
2001 – The British Council Award at the UNITER Gala –Best Theatre Manager
2003 – Ministry of Culture and Cults Award from Promotion of Romanian Theatre in the World
2003 – UNITER Award – The Best Performance in Romania
2004 – Man of the Year Award – Romanian Broadcasting Society
2005 – ROMPRESS Excellency Award
2005 – VIP Award for the contribution to European Capital of Culture - Sibiu 2007 programme
2005 – VIP Award for the importance and role as Director of Sibiu International Theatre Festival
2005 – VIP Award for the importance and role as Director of Sibiu International Theatre Festival 2005 – National Geographic Award for the importance and role as Director of Sibiu International Theatre Festival
2006 - UNITER Excellency Award
2007 - VIP special Award for cultural contribution
2007 – TVR International Award for the Most Prolific Cultural Manager
2008 – Vip Magazine - Excellency Award
2010 – Awarded the Art Confidential Prize – Antena 3
2010 – Regional Gala 10 for Romania – Realitatea TV
2011 – Cultural Event of the Year Award for organizing the Sibiu International Theatre Festival offered in the frame of the Excellency Gala organized by the Hotel Tourism & Leisure Investment Forum
2011 – Order of the Crown offered by His Majesty King Albert II of Belgium
2011- Confidential Arts Award – in the frame of the Confidential Gala Antena 3
2011- VIP Magazine award for culture
2013 – Ambassador of the European Year of Citizens 2013 (European Commission) – the only Romanian participant
2013 – Confidential Event Award – for the 20 years anniversary of the Sibiu International Theatre Festiva, Antena 2
2013 – VIP Magazine award for culture
2014 – Award for the Contribution to the Image of Romania in the World, BIZ Gala – 15th anniversary
2014 – Excellency Award of Convorbiri Literare Magazine, award granted at the 18th edition of Convorbiri Literare Days, Iași, 24 – 26 April 2014
2014 – Honorary Ambassador for Tourism – offered by Maria Grapini, Minister Delegate for SMEs, Business Environment and Tourism
2014 – Sibiu International Theatre Festival – Best Event of the Year, award granted at the Excellency Gala, 22 May 2014
2014 – The Aspen Institute Award for the Contribution to Romanian Cultural Patrimony – the Aspen Leadership Gala 2014
2015 – Award of the Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister
2015 – Communicator Of The Year Award at the Romanian PR Awards Gala
2015 – Japan Foundation Award for the Sibiu International Theatre Festival, awarded by the Crown Prince of Japan.
2016 – Laureate at the Excellence Gala ”Values of Romania”, at the ”Culture and Arts” category. Event organized by BIZ Magazine
2016 – Receives the Golden Medal of the George Enescu Art University Iași
2017 – Receives The Cultural Merit Order – Rank: Officer, from the President of Romania, Mr. Klaus Werner Iohannis and the Prime-minister of Luxembourg, Mr. Xavier Bettel. The event took place at the 10 year anniversary since Sibiu and Luxembourg were European Capitals of Culture
2017 – Receives the Excellency Award at the Chișinău UNITEM Gala
2017 – Receives the highest distinction of the Mitropoly of Ardeal – The Șagunian Cross, from ÎPS Laurențiu, Metropolitan Bishop of Ardeal
2017 – Receives the International Excellency 2016 Man of the Year Award from The Pro Democracy Association
2018 – Awarded The Honorary Citizenship of Rm. Vîlcea
2018 – Awarded The Honorary Citizenship of Sibiu
2018 – Receives The Mihai Eminescu Medal at the Moldavian Academy of Economic Studies, for the great contribution to the development of education.
2018 –AmExEssentials US magazine lists the Sibiu International Theatre Festival within the 20 most important theatre festivals worldwide.
2018 –Receives The Diploma of Excellency from the Păltiniș Literary Circle, in the year of the Great Union Centenary, for the constant support of the Romanian culture.
2019 – Receives "The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays" from the Japanese Government
2019 – Receives the decoration: Knight of the French Order of Arts and Letters, from the Ministry of Culture in France
2020 – Receives The Cultural Distinction of the Romanian Academy
2020 – Receives the decoration: Knight of the French Legion of Honor, from the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs in France
2020 – Receives the Negruzzi National Award - Junimea Publishing House