Târgu-Mureş, 1977

Emőke Kató

Place and date of birth: Târgu-Mureş, June 20, 1977

1997–2001 - Babeş-Bolyai University, Faculty of Letters, Theatre Department, acting class
2001- 2004 actor at the North Theatre, Satu-Mare. 
Since 2005 actor at the Hungarian Theatre of Cluj. 


Current parts


- The Blind, directed by Botond Nagy


Calpurnia - William Shakespeare: Julius Caesar, directed by Silviu Purcărete


Émilie Paumelle, Victor's mother - Roger Vitrac: Victor, or Power to the Children, directed by Silviu Purcărete


Else - Thomas Vinterberg – Mogens Rukov – Bo Hr. Hansen: Celebration, directed by Robert Woodruff


Rosetta - Georg Büchner: Leonce and Lena, directed by Gábor Tompa


Karin - Ingmar Bergman: Cries and Whispers, directed by Andrei Şerban


Maria Voinitskaya - A. P. Chekhov: Uncle Vanya, directed by Andrei Şerban

Parts at the Hungarian Theatre of Cluj:


HANNAH PORTER PITT, ALEKSEI ANTEDILUVIANOVICI PRELAPSARIANOV, HENRY, Roy's doctor, ETHEL ROSENBERG - Angels in America II. - Perestroika, directed by Victor Ioan Frunză
HANNAH PORTER PITT, Joe’s mother, currently residing in Salt Lake City, living off her deceased husband’s army pension, ISIDOR CHEMELWITZ, an orthodox Jewish rabbi, HENRY, Roy’s doctor, ETHEL ROSENBERG - Tony Kushner: Angels in America I. - Millenium Approaches, directed by Victor Ioan Frunză


Bagheera - László Dés – Péter Geszti – Pál Békés: The Jungle Book, directed by Zoltán Puskás


Klara - Miroslav Krleža: Leda, directed by Robert Raponja
Jiřina Štěpničková, actress and singer - Bohumil Hrabal: I Served the King of England, directed by Michal Dočekal
High style figure of Death - Johannes von Tepl: Death and the Ploughman, directed by Mihai Măniuțiu


Auntie Zsani - Zsigmond Móricz: I Can't Live Without Music, directed by András Hatházi
Señora Elvira, Don Juan's wife - The Festive Dinner of Don Juan, directed by, set design by: Matthias Langhoff
Mathilde von Zahnd - Friedrich Dürrenmatt: The Physicists, directed by Lori Petermann


Kristin - August Strindberg: Miss Julie, directed by Felix Alexa
Mama Ubu - Alfred Jarry: Ubu the King, directed by Alain Timar


Linda - Arthur Miller: Death of a Salesman, directed by Tom Dugdale
Laura - Marin Držić: Dundo Maroje, directed by Robert Raponja
Mrs. Overdone, Marianna, Abhorson - William Shakespeare: Measure for Measure, directed by Matthias Langhoff


The Woman - András Visky: Born for Never, directed by Gábor Tompa


Aase - Henrik Ibsen: Peer Gynt, directed by David Zinder
Lauretta - Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi, directed by Silviu Purcărete


Daughters of Jerusalem - Song of Songs, directed by Mihai Măniuţiu


Maria, Tito's wife - Ken Ludwig: Lend Me a Tenor, directed by Peter Bokor


Pripici Popa - I.L. Caragiale: The Lost Letter, directed by Gábor Tompa
Parts played at North Theatre, Satu-Mare:
THE TIME – Moliére: The Impostures of Scapin, directed by Gavriil Pinte
MALVINA – A. Tolstoy: The Gold Key, directed by Ágota Márk Nagy
VIKTORIA – Katalin Vajda: Lovers of Ancona, directed by Andrei Mihalache
KID – Presser-Sztevanovity-Horváth: The Attic, directed by László Horányi
DUNYASA – Chekhov: The Cherry Orchard, directed by Árpád Árkosi
MARIKA – Móricz Zsigmond: Corn Spike, directed by Miklós Parászka
MASNI – Egressy Zoltán: Portugal, directed by Zoltán Lendvai 
BETTY – Szüle-Walter-Harmath: One Fool Makes a Hundred, directed by Miklós Parászka
MARISKA – Szigligeti Ede: Liliomfi, directed by Árpád Árkosi
ANA – Szomory Dezső: Györgyike, my Sweet Little Child, directed by Zoltán Lendvai
MALACKA– using Karinthy Frigyes translation: Róbert Gida and his Friends, directed by  Ágota Márk Nagy
Colossal Sensation (Világszám), directed by Koltai Róbert, 2004

Parts played as a guest actor: 
SNOWDROP – Egressy Zoltán: 4x100, directed by Egressy Zoltán, Merlin Theatre, Budapest, Hungary, 2003

2012 - Nominated by the Romanian Theatre Union (UNITER): Best Supporting Actress, for the role of Else, in the performance Celebration (directed by Robert Woodruff)
2011 - Miklós Bánffy Award