Ana Crăciun-Lambru is a Romanian Puppeteer, Actress and Director. In Romania, she worked as a freelance puppeteer and actress since 2007. Her work included Commedia dell’Arte and Puppet Theatre Performances and she collaborated with dancers from the National Bucharest Opera in various Contemporary Dance Productions.In 2013 Ana participated with her group, Uninvented Theatre, in Romania’s Got Talent and brought new ideas on the local puppetry scene.
In the US Ana performed in Goblin Market (Connecticut Repertory Theatre) and in the The Puppetmaster of Lodz (Uconn Dramatic Arts Department). Other credits include: Shadow Master for Band of the Black Hand (CRT), Puppeteer for L'enfant et les sortilèges, Noah’s Ark and Hansel and Gretel (Uconn Opera), Dancer and Puppeteer for Gladys-A life of Confinement (Ballard Theatre) and Creator and Performer for her Master of Fine Arts project Dust (CRT).
Ana has a Bachelor of the Arts in Puppetry from the I.L. Caragiale Academy of Theatrical Arts and Cinematography in Bucharest, Romania. In 2016 she earned her Master of Fine Arts degree in the Puppet Arts Program at the University of Connecticut through a Fulbright Scholarship.