A Selection of the Printed Word
"Cilla Veronica Back Das Waite suchen..."
Hedda Kage, Cilla Veronica Back – Looking for
the Wideness, in "Finnisches Theater" - 2009 Sonderausgabe auf Deutsch
"A nomad can be recognized by the footprints she leaves behind,
while she herself since a long time has moved along.
Cilla Veronica Back is such a nomad of European Theatre, not bound to a house, not bound to a cultural area, not bound to idols.
She goes her own way, somewhere beside the mainstream, like detached of its magnetism, more in a state of stubborn denial of its offers."
"Die glückliche Frau ist
ein seltenes Wesen"
Basler Zeitung: The Finnish director Cilla Back has passionately brought on stage the dark sides of her sex, Monday,
March 28, 2011 – Page 35
"In Enron at the Basel Theater, the Finnish Director Cilla Back is provocatively exploring how some women behave in the sphere of power. On matters regarding women she has a lot to say and knows how to say it with passion."
di Magda Poli in Corriere della Sera 16 gennaio,1996 – Page 45
Cilla Back graduated as a Theater Director in 1996 from Italy's highly regarded Theater School "Scuola D'Arte Drammatica Paolo Grassi", originally known as Scuola del Piccolo Teatro. Back's graduation work was August Strindberg's "Fröken Julie".
"Geld, Gier, guter Glaube"
– Monday, February 12, 2011
"An imaginative interpretation of Enron at Theater Basel."
Magazine of Union des Théâtres de l'Europe
Presentation of the production "Filumena Marturano" invited to the Festival of Union des Théâtres de l'Europe in Saint Petersburg.
Magazine – Teatterilehti
"Tarantella, the ultimate female possession..."
Journalist and columnist Eeva Kauppinen interviews Cilla Back for Teatterilehti in 2015. "Cilla Back has worked around Europe without ever really putting down roots anywhere. She talks about the importance of facing one's solitude".
Finnish Public Broadcasting company YLE
"Catharina Boije's daughters' fierce revolt"
Review of Cilla Back's directing "Fru Catharina Boije och hennes döttrar", Swedish National Theater. "In Swedish National Theater's performance directed by Cilla Back the text's silent social criticism becomes a furious rebellion against suppression and diminishing of women... Back's physical theater language at its best...."