Alexandru Nagy is a Romanian actor, director and tenor.

Born in Cluj-Napoca in 1990, in a family of operatic performers (Robert Nagy – tenor and Sorina Rus – viola).

He began his musical training by studying piano under the guidance of Professor Elena Dumitrescu.

Since 1996, he spent his childhood years in the National Opera of Bucharest, participating in performances and rehearsals as part of the Children’s Choir of the NBO an of The National Radio Children Choir.

He collaborated from an early age with the Romanian Television but also with other television and radio stations as a presenter or translator interpreter English-Romanian in several programs dedicated to children.

During high school he founded the Amateur Theatre Company “Noah s Ark“, with branches in Brasov and Cluj-Napoca, with which he evolved both as an actor and as a director and artistic director, being awarded more than 30 national prizes at festivals.

Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts – Acting at The National University of Theatre and Cinema ”I. L. Caragiale” – Bucharest, in 2012 (Prof. Doru Ana).

Since 2011 he is the Founding Artistic Director of the Theatre of Independent Professionals / TIP.

Master of Arts in Theatre Directing at East 15 Acting School, University of Essex in 2013 (Prof. Anthony Clark).

He made his opera debut in May 2013 in the title role of Gioachino Rossini’s ”Il Barbiere di Siviglia” at Opera Lyrica Oxford, UK.

Master of Fine Arts in Classical Singing (Opera) at the Faculty of Music Performance of The National Music University of Bucharest (Prof. Silvia Voinea)

Theatre roles: A vain play, 10 for New York, The Wall and Two Lines by/directed by Lia Bugnar, Konkurs after Alexander Galin, directed by Emanuel Pârvu at Metropolis Theatre. A pocket full of bread by Matei Vișniec, directed by Alex. Bogdan and Airport by Ștefan Caraman.

Assistant Director to: Horațiu Mălăele, Victor Ioan Frunză, Anthony Clark, David Gothard, Mick Davis, Giancarlo del Monaco, Mario de Carlo, Christian Badea.

He has directed in theatre: Women’s Sex as a Battlefield in the Bosnian War; The Human Trashcan; Cabaret of Words; The King Rat; In Two; Vague Theatre by Matei Vișniec; The Painting and The Game of Slaughter by Eugène Ionesco; Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett; Fools in the Moonlight by Teodor Mazilu; Malaga by Lukas Bärfuss; Starshitting by Jean-Lorin Sterian; NON-STOP after Alina Nelega; CASTING – collage of contemporary theatre & Shakespeare; Good Deeds by Sebastian Ungureanu; Ego Sum Ovidius by Ana Maria Nistor, generously supported and produced by Catena and Fildas Foundation; Sunset Limited after Cormac McCarthy; Airport, Six light comedies for sad people and M&M by Ștefan Caraman; Rosmersholm after Henrik Ibsen; A stormy night by Ion Luca Caragiale;

In September 2013 he directed ”Il Tabarro” by Giacomo Puccini and in November 2018 the operetta ”Countess Maritza” by Emmerich Kàlmàn at the Opera Brasov.

Since 2018 he is Founding Artistic Director of Performance Delivery. An itinerary perfomance group the performs in unconventional places.

In 2018 he plays an important role (Mitu) in the feature film Moon Hotel Kabul, directed by Anca Damian, awarded “Best Director” at the Warsaw International Film Festival.

Nominated at the 2019 GOPO Awards Gala for Best Supporting Actor and Special Mention at the Alex Leo Șerban Scholarship at TIFF 2019.

In 2018 he was awarded the Best Director’s Award at the UNDERCLOUD Independent Theatre Festival for his production of Matei Vișniec’s ”IN TWO”.

Also in 2018 he was honoured to recive the UCIN President’s Award for his acting performance in the film Moon Hotel Kabul.

Between 2018 and 2022 as assistant director of the Bucharest National Opera he works with important directors, choreographers and set designers in the revival or production of the following performances: “Otello” by Giuseppe Verdi (R: Giancarlo del Monaco); “Nabucco” by Giuseppe Verdi (R: Hero Lupescu); “Aida” by Giuseppe Verdi (R: Plamen Kartaloff); “Oedipe” by George Enescu (R: Valentina Carrasco); “Il Trovatore” by Giuseppe Verdi (R: Mario de Carlo); “Hansel and Gretel” by Engelbert Humperdinck (R: Anda Tăbăcaru); “Turandot” by Giacomo Puccini (R: Mario de Carlo); “Carmina Burana” by Carl Orff (Choreography: Davide Bombana); “Lady with the dog” by Livia Teodorescu Ciocănea – world premiere (R: Alexander Hausvater); “Carmen” by Georges Bizet (R: Marina Emandi Tiron); “Madama Butterfly” by Giacomo Puccini (R: Jean Rânzescu).

In June 2021 he made his debut as a double role (tenor and director) on the stage of the Bucharest Conservatory, with the role of Rodolfo in “La Bohème” by Giacomo Puccini in the opera class conducted by Professor Daniel Prallea.

In December 2021 he directed the operetta “Wiener Blut” by Johann Strauss Jr. at the Romanian National Opera Iasi.

In August 2022 he participated, as a tenor, in the last Masterclasses held by soprano Mariana Nicolesco in Brăila.

In September 2022 he directs the touring adaptation of “Rigoletto” by Giuseppe Verdi (R: Stephen Barlow) and “Crai Nou” by Ciprian Porumbescu (R: Răzvan Ioan Dincă).

Signs the artistic concept for an impressive number of Galas and Extraordinary Concerts for The National Bucharest Opera.

In November 2022 he will direct a performance of Dan Dediu’s “Povestea Iei” (absolute premiere) presented by the orchestra and ballet of the Bucharest National Opera (choreography: Gigi Căciuleanu, scenography: Viorica Petrovici) on the main stage of UNESCO – Paris, on the occasion of 160 years of Romanian diplomacy.

Since November 2022 he is the Director (Regizor) of the Bucharest National Opera.

In December 2022 he signs the direction of the performance “A stormy night” by I. L. Caragiale for the Concordia Theatre Company, the show is constantly played on the main stage of The National Bucharest Theatre ”I. L. Caragiale”.

In January 2023 he starts working in the Experimental Studio in Musical Performing Arts “Ludovic Spiess” / #SEASM, together with the new generation of opera artists in the form of acting and directing workshops based on Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata”.

Together with the #SEASM team, they will be performing two itinerary productions in May and June: ,,OPERA ALIVE” and ,,OPERA LABIRINTH“.

Since March 2023 he is part of the cast of the famous musical “The Phantom of the Opera” playing Reyer – in the show-phenomenon staged by director Răzvan Ioan Dincă at the Bucharest National Opera.

In June 2023 he debuts with the role of Nemorino in ,,Elixir of Love” by Gaetano Donizetti in the opera class directed by Professor Daniel Prallea – Blaga at The National Music University of Bucharest.

In July 2023 he also debuts as director on the main stage of the Bucharest National Opera with the diptych ,,La Piață x Revuluția” by Mihail Jora and Adrian Iorgulescu, choreography: Sandra Mavhima, scenography: Andreea Koch, lightdesign: Alin Popa, mapping: Radu Spiridon – the first opera and ballet performance in Romania made of recycled materials.

On 15 August 2023 he is invited as honorary representative of the Association of Romanians in Italy and InfoCons to perform the Romanian Anthem on the Arena di Verona at the opening of the European Women’s Volleyball Championship.

On the 23rd of September he produces the 13th edition of the open-air show ”Opera Promenade” with the generous support of Catena and Fildas Foundation.

In October, November and December 2023 he performs together with #SEASM members successive performances of “OPERA ALIVE” and “OPERA HALLOWEEN” as well as a Masterclass and a French Opera Gala with pianist Denis Dubois and soprano Michaela Mingheraș and “National Day at the Opera” – together with UCMR-ADA and InfoCons, a concert of arias and lieder from Romanian creation.

On 4 December 2023, he is opening his second production on the main stage of NBO, together with the Cultural Centre “Ștefan Iordache” of Sector 5, the Cultural Association “Gioielli Sonori”, Catena and Fildas, eColectare, Remat Holding, InfoCons, the MUZE Association and the #SEASM team, the project DescOpera LA TRAVIATA by Giuseppe Verdi, scenography: Vladimir Turturică, costumes: Iolanda Mutu, lightdesign: Alin Popa, mapping: Radu Spiridon, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bucharest National Opera, conductor: Daniel Jinga.

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