Actor and musician, Tudor Chirilă started his career in music as the founding member and vocalist for one of Romania’s most beloved rock bands – Vama Veche. Along with his band mates he produced the first Romanian rock opera, ”Am să mă-ntorc bărbat”.
Tudor also composed alongside Gelu Ionescu the music for ”Chirița of Bârzoieni”, a musical in which he was also the leading performer, adapted and directed by Iarina Demian.
He later continued his musical career as a leader and vocalist of the rock band ”VAMA”, along with whom he released three albums so far: ”Vama”, ”2012”, and “Better”. During his career that expands to over 20 years, he wrote or co-wrote more than 100 songs and performed them in front of millions of people.
As an actor, Chirila performed in 16 theatre plays directed by some of the most famous and valuable Romanian directors. In 2004 he won the UNITER award for his part as Malvolio in ”The Twelfth Night” by William Shakespeare, directed by Gelu Colceag. Tudor was the youngest actor to earn such a distinction at that time. He starred in several movies among which ”Love Sick” directed by Tudor Giurgiu, ”Weekend Millionaires” directed by Cătălin Saizescu and ”Nordrand” (Austrian-German co-production directed by Barbara Albert).
Apart from his artistic career, Tudor Chirilă has initiated and supported various social campaigns and cultural projects. In 2012 he released the book ”Exerciții de echilibru” that became an instant bestseller, selling tens of thousands of copies. In 2014, Tudor Chirilă became the fourth judge for The Voice Romania, a show produced and broadcast by PRO TV. He established a record after winning the competition as a coach for three consecutive editions, an absolute premiere for the show.