Photo: Cosmin Manolescu by Mihai Benea

Cosmin Manolescu

Gabriela Tudor Foundation (Bucharest, Romania)

Cosmin Manolescu is a curator, dance maker, executive director of Gabriela Tudor Foundation/Serial Paradise company based in Bucharest/Romania. He was the co-founder of the Balkan Dance Platform (2001 – 2011), initiator and curator of several dance festivals in Bucharest, Sibiu and Potsdam and Romanian partner for the Suitcase Fund of the Dance Theater Workshop (2000-2015). His recent projects have included the organisation and artistic direction of large scale initiative such European and international cooperation programs developed in cooperation with important dance organisation and festivals in Europe, United States of America and Japan. Cosmin Manolescu is currently interested in developing cross-cultural and cross-border exchanges, international collaboration, experiment and artistic innovation, creating projects that challenge the imagination and collaboration between artists and audience.