Petru Hadârcă is an actor and director, and he is the general manager of the ”Mihai Eminescu” National Theatre, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova.
A disciple of ”Boris Șciukin” Theatre Institute at the ”Evghenii Vahtangov” Theatre, Moscow, he has created important roles in theatre, film and television.
Since 1991, Petru Hadârcă has directed performances of classic and contemporary repertoire in the Republic of Moldova and in Romania, in Bucharest, Craiova, Iași, Botoșani, Brașov: Conu’ Leonida faţă cu reacţiunea and O noapte furtunoasă by I. L. Caragiale , O afacere sentimentală by C. Magnier, Două săgeţi by Al. Volodin, Noroc şi sănătate, domnule! by P. Chesnot, Puricele în ureche by G. Feydeau, În Piața Vladimir by L. Razumovskaia etc and he is a producer of radio and tv shows.
He is interested in the theme of memory and history and, in the recent years, he has staged a series of documentary performances for the Radio National Theatre in Bucharest and prepared the scenic version of the performances of Seceta Roșie after Cartea foametei by Larisa Turea (about the famine in the Republic of Moldova in 1946-47) at ”Vasile Alecsandri” National Theatre in Iasi, and Dosarele Siberiei (about the victims of communism imprisoned in the GULAG and deported to Siberia), at the ”Mihai Eminescu” National Theatre in Chisinau.
He has organized theatre and film projects, and the most important is the Chisinau Reunion of National Theatres Festival, initiated in 2014.