Graduate of the Fine Arts Institute “ Nicolae Grigorescu”- Set Designers’ section (class of 1969). In 1973 she defects to France together with husband Radu Boruzescu
, well known set designer, following problems with the communist censorship concerning the staging of “The Inspector General” by Gogol, directed by Lucian Pintilie
. The show was forbidden at the precise intervention of the USSR Ambassador and Liviu Ciulei
, director, actor and manager of the “L.S. Bulandra” Theater in Bucharest (the theater hosting the show) lost his position.