Magda
Magdalena Marcinkowska

"Poison" (premiere 25.02.2020 in Poznań)

Madlen Revlon Army. She is one of the precursors of voguing in Poland, a co-founder of the first Vogue house in Poland – Kiki House of Army. She also belongs to the Iconic House of Revlon from the USA. 

Magdalena Zaniewska
MAGDALENA ZANIEWSKA, playwright

WEDDING.AFTERPARTY (premiere: 13-14 Oct '17)

The author of essays and short stories published, among others, in the “Odra” magazine. A co-author and playwright of the following plays: "Elvis" (Teatr Nowy in Poznań) and "Hollywood" (Teatr WARSawy) in Warsaw) directed by Michał Siegoczyński and the author and playwright of the "Kalina" monodram (Teatr Nowy Poznań) directed by Agata Biziuk.

Zbigniew Kocięba
Zbigniew Kocięba

artysta-tancerz

A graduate of the General Ballet School of Janina Jarzynówna - Sobczak in Gdańsk. He is the third prize winner in the XVIII national ballet competition in the contemporary dance category in Gdańsk. He took part in the International Contemporary Dance Workshops in poznań, Caching Project run by Maria Kong Dancers Company and GaGa workshops conducted by Yoshifumi Inao from Batsheva Dance Company.

Piotr Zonta Król
Piotr "Zonta" Król

"Poison" (premiere 25.02.2020 in Poznań)

Krump dancer. Associated with dance since 2008, trained in Poland and abroad by the creators of the style and its world leaders. A multiple winner of the competition of international rank. The only krumper in the world who appeared in the finals of Juste Debout in Paris as the winner of Polish eliminations in experimental category.

RSS B0YS
RSS B0YS, musicians

WEDDING.AFTERPARTY (premiere: 13-14 Oct '17)

RRS B0YS ARE TWO AN0NYM0US MUSICIANS – TRAVELLERS – B0Y ONE AND B0Y TWO WHO, AS THE LEGEND SAYS, MET F0R THE FIRST TIME IN BENIN. APART FR0M MANY CLUB C0NCERTS, THEY PLAYED AT NUMER0US INTERNATI0NAL FESTIVALS, INCLUDING CTM/BERLIN, HOUSE/SHAPE/PRAHA, PRIMAVERA SOUND/BARCEL0NA. SELECTED ALB00MS: „W DNT BLV N HYP“ (2012), „TH T00TH 0F TH FTR“ (2013), „00 FLY“ (2014, 0NLINE 0NLY), „HDDN“ (D0UBLE ALBUM, 2015, RELEASED IN COLLABORATION WITH BDTA (RECOGNIZED BY THE QUIETUS MAGAZINE AS ONE OF 100 BEST ALBUMS OF 2015). THEY HAVE PLAYED LIVE CONCERTS SINCE AUGUST 2013, AND CONCERTS ARE THEIR MAIN SPECIALTY.

Daniel Michna
Daniel Michna

Artist Dancer

Dancer, dance instructor, certified choreography and dance techniques at the Academy of the Music in Łódź. He studied classical dance under the tutelage of many outstanding educators, including Wacław Niedźwiedź , Alina Towarnicka, Anna Rural. He took part in many workshops abroad: Gaga - Ohad Naharin  (Israel), Contact improvisation  - Scott Wells and Modern dance - Rosana Gamson (USA). In Poland, he trained under the guidance of many popular contemporary dance educators and choreographers, i.e. Jack Owczarek, Witold Jurewicz, Iwona Olszowska, Michał Ratajski and Maciej Kuźmiński. He performed on the stage of the Krakow Variété Theatre, V6 Theatre in Łódź, took part in the performances of the Alter Dance Theatre and Kijo Dance Theater.

 

Karolina
Karolina Sobel

 “Poison” (premiere 25.02.2020)

An artist, photographer and video creator. She graduated from the Faculty of Media Art at the University of Art and Design (HFG) in Karlsruhe. She studied social sciences at the University of EHESS in Paris and visual arts at the IUAV in Venice. While exhibiting her works she is looking for performative aspects of photography and other multimedia forms. She works with Marta Ziółek. In 2020, she received an annual scholarship from the Kunstststiftung Baden Würtemberg Art Foundation. She works for different magazines. 

Krystyna Lama Szydłowska fot. Jerzy Sadowski
KRYSTYNA LAMA SZYDŁOWSKA, choreographer

NO MORE TEARS (premiere: 16-17 Feb '18)

Performer/choreographer/dancer/animator of culture/dance pedagogist, graduate of WSUS in Poznań (composition and dance techniques), scholarship holder of the Alternative Dance Academy 2015 Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk, student at the Academy of Music in Łódź (major: choreography). She works on the borderline of disciplines, mainly in cooperation with Dawid Dąbrowski. Along with Zofia Tomczyk, she established the KINESTREFA Foundation to create in partnership and share their knowledge. In terms of private and professional life, she has always been connected with Poznań, where she creates a community centered around dance and performing arts. She seeks infinity in motion, but above all honest stage presence. She loves sugar. 

Patryk Jarczok
Patryk Jarczok
Artist Dancer

Qualified dancer, choreographer and teacher. A graduate of the WSUS dance faculty in Poznań and the Institute of Dance Arts at Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität Linz in Austria. Erasmus + scholarship  holder at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main at the dance department. In the years 2014-2016 associated with STW team Natalia Draganik - Franke. From 2018, he was associated with the Song of the Goat Theatre in Wrocław. From March 2019 an intern at Staatstheater Kassel - Johannes Wieland Company. He collaborated with other artists such as Cameron McMillan, David Zambrano, Wim Vandekeybus, Martin Durov & Laja Field and Maciej Kuźmiński.

From 2020, he has been associated with Polish Dance Theater.

 

 

Dyplomowany tancerz, choreograf i pedagog. Absolwent kierunku taniec WSUS w Poznaniu oraz Institute of Dance Arts na Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität Linz w Austrii. Stypendysta programu Erasmus+ w Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main na wydziale tańca. W latach 2014-2016 związany z zespołem STW Natalii Draganik-Franke. Od 2018 roku związany z Teatrem Pieśń Kozła we Wrocławiu. Od marca 2019 stażysta w Staatstheater Kassel - Johannes Wieland Company. Współpracował między innymi z takimi artystami jak Cameron McMillan, David Zambrano, Wim Vandekeybus, Martin Durov & Laja Field oraz Maciejem Kuźmińskim.

Od 2020 roku związany z Polskim Teatrem Tańca.

Pau nocą
Pau Pérez Piqué

Artysta-tancerz

A dancer and choreographer. He graduated from the Conservatory of Riba-Roja del Túria (Valencia). In 2014, he became a member of Cinevox Junior Company (Switzerland) where he was part of the creations by Félix Duméril, Ishsan Rustem, Nicole Morel, among others. He worked as a performer and choreographer for Kayzer Ballet (Portugal) and for the University of Valencia (Spain) under the direction of Yoshua Cienfuegos. From 2018 to 2020, he was a dancer at the Theater Lüneburg and took part in independent projects “Die Baustelle” and “Wir setzen den FuB in die Luft”. He also developed his choreographic skills in two award winning pieces “Flama” and “The Breath of the Rhein”, among other creations.

dawid dąbrowski
DAWID DĄBROWSKI, composer

NO MORE TEARS (premiere: 16-17 Jun '18)

He composed music for performances directed by Iwo Vedral: “Słodka Fibi/Sweet Fibi” (Teatr Niekonsekwentny in Szczecin), “Śmierć Pracownika/Death of an Employee”, “Ścielę wieczne łoże” (Teatr Polski in Poznan), “Śmierć Komiwojażera/Death of a Salesman” (Teatr im. Węgierki in Białystok) and “Wieczny Kwiecień/Eternal April” directed by Agnieszka Korytkowska-Mazur (Teatr Polski in Poznan), “Opowieści z niepamięci” directed by Duda Paiva (Teatr Animacji in Poznan). A co-organizer of the Gadafest festival. Currently, he deals with creating audiovisual projects: “resmover”, “Foton Bombers”, “NIE/WIEM”, “Eternit”, “Random Mode”. The last project, "Granica/Border", was created in cooperation with foundations from Ukraine (Artpole, Platforma TIO). It was staged in Mariupol, Kiev and Poznań this year.

Choreograf
Maciej Kuźmiński, Fabula rasa, premiere: 20.11.2019

Choreographer

Choreographer, performer, educator, producer. Artistic director of Maciej Kuźmiński Company. Founder and director of the Polish Dance Network. His works have been presented over 140 times in 20 countries. The multi-award winning artist has claimed among others the prestigious Audience Award at the Polish Dance Platform 2014, or 2nd Prize and Special Prize at the International Choreographic Competition in Hannover 2018. Maciej Kuźmiński graduated with Distinction from MA Choreography studies and BA Dance Theatre studies from the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London. Pedagogue at Codarts, Trinity Laban, University of Calgary, Belgrade Dance Institute, Dance Departament in Bytom. 

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Jinwoo NamKung

Artist/Dancer

A dancer and choreographer. He graduated from Chung-Ang University (Korea). While attending college, he participated in operas, movies, and Liberation Day events. After graduating, he participated in the Performances Samtan, Play Fight, and other Seoul improvisational dance festivals while working at the Project No. Dance Company. In 2015, he received silver award at International Dance Festival TANZOLYMP in Berlin and in 2016 a gold award at the International Dance Federation competition in South Korea.

Julia Hałka
Julia Hałka

Artist/dancer

A graduate of the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, the Scottish School of Contemporary Dance, and the Secondary Ballet School of Roman Turczynowicz in Warsaw.  Before she started working at the Polish Dance Theater, she had worked at Opera na Zamku in Szczecin and at the Grand Theater in Poznań. She collaborated with people such as Janis Claxton, Thomas Small, and Victoria Fox. She participated in a co-production with the German collective Bodytalk, co-creating the “Jewrope” performance.  She participated in the “Skutki niezamierzone/Unintended Effects” choreographic project by Sjoerd Vreugdenhil.

Paulina Jaksim
Paulina Jaksim

Artist/Dancer

A graduate of the contemporary dance department at the Codarts University of Arts in Rotterdam. A student of the Warsaw Ballet School and the choreography and dance theory department at the University of Music in Warsaw. In the 2015/2016 season, she acted as an artistic director of the Teatr Tańca Caro. The author of "eXordial", "Sailor" and "Mrowisko/Anthill” performances.

Jerzy Kaźmierczak
Jerzy Kaźmierczak

Artist/Dancer

A graduate of the Secondary Ballet School of Felix Parnell in Lodz. Currently, he is studying ballet pedagogy at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. In 2012-2014, he was associated with the Kielce Dance Theater, where he participated in the premiere of "The Rite of Spring" with the choreography by Angelin Preljocaj, and appeared in "Traviata" during The Masada Opera Festival in Israel. He joined the Polish Dance Theater team in 2014. He constantly improves his skills by taking part in numerous workshops in Poland and abroad, e.g. "Atomos Professional Lab".

Katarzyna Kulmińska
Katarzyna Kulmińska

Artist/Dancer

A graduate of the Poznań Secondary Ballet School. She co-created choreography, dance, costumes and scenography for the "eXordial" performance. She appeared in the modern version of "The Nutcracker" in New York. She participated in the innovative "Lightskin" project, combining site-specific installations, performance, dance theater and electronic music concert. Visualizations with her participation could be seen at Audioriver, Kazantip 2012 festivals or "Czwórka na wizji” organized by the 4th Channel of the Polish Radio. In 2016, she collaborated with Jan Komasa and Mikołaj Mikołajczyk on the "Xenophony” project during the Malta Festival.

Marcin Motyl
MARCIN MOTYL, artist, dancer

INITIATION (premiere: 7 Dec '17)

A graduate of the Secondary Ballet School in Warsaw. In 2011, he started working at the Polish Dance Theater in Poznań, where he had the opportunity to collaborate with such choreographers as: Jo Strømgren, Ohad Naharin, Ewa Wycichowska, Urszula Bernat-Jałocha and others. He keeps on gaining experience by taking part in numerous workshops organized both in Poland and abroad with such pedagogists as: Franck Chartier, Henrik Kaalund, Yi-Chun Liu, Stian Danielsen, Anna Nowak, Shi Pratt, Sjoerda Vreugdenhila, Noa Paran and others. His greatest choreographic achievement is the “Plan” performance (2016).