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Nic Ularu

Designer Biography

Nic Ularu is Scenographer and Professor of Theater at the Department of Theater and Dance of the University of South Carolina, USA.

Nic Ularu is the recipient of the OBIE award for outstanding achievement in Off-Broadway theater in New York (2003), the Grand Prix of Slavija International Theatre Festival, Belgrade - Serb Republic (2013) and of the Scenography Prize of the Union of Fine Arts of Romania (1992).

He has extensive scenography credits in USA and Europe, including theatres in Sweden, Northern Ireland, UK and Romania.

Besides his national and international scenography activity Nic Ularu is a playwright and director. His recent freelance work as playwright and director includes several acclaimed productions at LaMaMa ETC - New York, Teatrul Foarte Mic, Bucharest - Romania, "O" Teatret - Sweden, National Theatre of Constanta - Romania, National Theatre of Cluj - Romania and National Theatre of Iasi, Romania.

Nic Ularu was the head of scenography at the National Theatre of Bucharest - Romania, and served for four years as a board member of The European League of the Institutes of the Arts (ELIA), Amsterdam - The Netherlands. He has taught scene and / or costume design in Romania, Germany, Sweden, UK, Italy, Denmark and Hong Kong. Prior to USC he taught at Smith College, National Theatre School of Denmark and The University of Theatre and Film, Romania. Ularu's designs appeared in the USA national entries at the Prague Quadrennial International Exhibitions of scenography in 2007, 2003 and 1998. In 2005 Nic co-designed the exhibit and designed the poster of the World Stage Design Exhibition, Toronto - Canada. He was appointed by the United States Institute of Theatre Technology as designer and curator of the USA National Exhibit at the Prague Quadrennial International Exhibition of 2007.

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Costume at the Turn of the Century (1990 - 2015) - Moscow, Russia - - June-August 2015

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