Alexandra Badea is writer and director. She graduated at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts in Bucharest, in the direction section. Her first texts, Mode d’emploi, Contrôle d’identité and Burnout, were published in September 2009 by l'Arche Editeur. Mode d’emploi was awarded at the Journées des Auteurs of the Théâtre de Lyon. Two other theater texts have been published by l'Arche: Pulvérisés and the triptych Je te regarde, Europe connexion, Extrêmophile, as well as her first novel, Zone d’amour prioritaire.
She is the author of several radio dramas on France Culture: Red line, Mondes, Europe connexion. As a director, she has created fifteen shows in France and Romania, first working on existing plays (Biljana Srbljanovic, Sarah Kane, Dea Loher, Joel Pommerat etc.) or on écritures de plateau (Mihaela Michailov) and more recently on her own texts. In 2015, she created Mondes, a performance based on texts written live and with live music. In the cinema, she has directed two short films, 24 heures and Le monde qui nous perd. Since 2018, she writes and directs her trilogy on the missing narratives of the History of France: Points de non-retour, with the creation of the first part, Thiaroye , at La Colline, National Theater, and the second part, Quais de Seine at Festival d'Avignon in 2019. Alexandra Badea is the winner of the Grand Prix de la Littérature Dramatique 2013.
Starting in the 2019/2020 season, Alexandra Badea will be a partner artist of La Comédie de Béthune, Centre Dramatique National, and an associated artist at Théâtre du Beauvaisis, Scène Nationale.