Raul is a graduate in theatre directing from Faculty of Theatre and Television, Universitatea Babeş-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca.
During his studies he attended several workshops such as: stage direction with Bronwyn Tweddle (Cluj-Napoca), documentary theatre with David Schwartz (Cluj-Napoca), stage light-design with Lucian Moga (Cluj-Napoca), playwriting with Gianina Cărbunariu (Arcalia, Bistrița Năsăud), artistic intervention in the public space with Ioana Păun – the whorkshop ended with a performance that was focused on the citenzs' reaction regarding the abuses of the authorities. (Cluj-Napoca).
He is involved in the activities of Vlad Mugur Research Center, coordinated by Professor Ph.D. and theorist Miruna Runcan, publishing a monodrama and several articles and reportages in Everyday's Drama Camp, Brașov - 2011 and Arcalia - 2012. He also is in charge with the production for a short film at 48 Hour Film Festival, Brașov – 2012.
Together with Petro Ionescu, playwright, he created his first theatre show, Ce am ales să uit (Things I've Chosen to Forget) at Teatru Fix in Iași, Romania.
In march 2015 he directed Provizoriu (Temporary), at Reactor de Creație și Experiment, Cluj-Napoca, a show about the current situation of unemployment in Romania and about the social invisibility of the middle class.
In the summer of 2015 he participated for the first time the TCFT meetings, in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where he attends the theatre workshop held by the theatre director David Glass.
He is also involved in the World Wide Views Romania citizen debates on climate and energy as a facilitator for the debates.
În september 2015 he directed and performed in Nu cred că o să îmi treacă vreodată (I Think I Am Never Going to Move Over) at Reactor de Creație și Experiment, Cluj-Napoca. The show is an emotional map of the performers' process of growing up from teenage to adulthood.
In November 2015 he represented the Faculty of Theatre from Cluj in a festival for young theatre directors in Braunschweig, Germany, where he attends a workshop held by Philipp Schulte from Institute for Applied Theatre Studies in Giessen, Germany.
Later in 2015 and during 2016 he started to involve more in Cluj-Napoca's community problems. He is part of a community project started by Foundation Desire for Social Reflection and Openness, where he is having a six months theatre workshop with the children from Pata Rât, a community of Roma (but not only Roma) citizens that have been evicted from Cluj-Napoca and relocated near the city's garbage dump in the last 40 years.
Together with Petro Ionescu he worked for another theatre show regarding the problem of forced evictions of poor people in Romania, Refugii (Shelters), at Reactor de Creație și Experiment, Cluj-Napoca, the project being supported by another foundation that deals with this issue in Cluj, AltArt.