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. 

Lubomir Grzelak
Lubomir Grzelak

"Poison" (premiera 25.02.2020 in Poznań)

A sound artist, music producer, DJ, composer of film and theatre music and music publisher.

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.

Rafał Dominik
Rafał Dominik

"Poison" (premiere 25.02.2020 in Poznań)

A graduate of the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts, he graduated from Leon Tarasewicz's studio in 2009. He creates sculptures, drawings, digital paintings, collages, video films, and animated films. He exhibited in the most important Polish institutions that deal with contemporary art. As a lover of pop culture, Rafał Dominik sees art and fine arts as an important element of social life. In many of his works, he is involved in bringing it into wider circulation. 

kozub
prof. ZBIGNIEW KOZUB, composer

POLKA (premiere: 3 Feb '18). FABULA RASA (premiere: 20.11.2019)

Associated with the Academy of Music in Poznań and the Poznań University of Arts. In 1992-1999, he acted as the president of the Poznań branch of the Polish Composers' Union and the Director of the “Poznańska Wiosna Muzyczna” festival. A winner of nine prizes in composer competitions and the special prize of the Festival of Feature and Television Films for Children and Youth in Poznań (1992) for the music to "The Little Prince” film directed by Waldemar Śmigasiewicz. Awarded with the Silver Cross of Merits 2014 and the "Zasłużony dla Kultury Polskiej" award (2015). The most important works from recent years include: "Altum silentium for violin and tape" (2007) or "Wyspiański's pageant for orchestra (2007)".

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).

tomasz bazan
TOMASZ BAZAN, choreographer

FOREFATHERS EVE_COPY.DOC (premiere: 25 May '17)

 

A dancer, director and choreographer; creator and curator of nine editions of the MAAT FESTIVAL international festival of experimental dance and movement. He studied with many excellent dancers and masters of martial arts in Poland and abroad. Since 2012, he has belonged to the group of closest associates of Krzysztof Garbaczewski. He joined the cast of “Życie seksualne dzikich/Sexual Life of the Wild" at Nowy Teatr in Warsaw. He danced on the stage of the La MaMa Theater in New York. A scholarship holder of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland (2012, 2015).

Magdalena Banachowicz
MAGDALENA BANACHOWICZ, make-up artist

BITTERSWEET (premiere: 27 May '17)

Charytoniuk
JULITA CHARYTONIUK, voice educator, singer

BITTERSWEET (premiere: 27 May '17)

aleksandra dziurosz
ALEKSANDRA DZIUROSZ, choreographer, director

LET THE LIVING BURY THE DEAD (premiere 26 May '17)

 

A dancer, choreographer, contemporary dance, stage movement and improvisation teacher, deputy director of the Institute of Music and Dance, associate professor of the UMFC in Warsaw, originator of the Warsaw Dance Theater, director of Warsaw Dance Days, an artistic director of the Chopin University Dance Company. As a dancer, dance teacher and choreographer, she performed, among others, in: Japan, Spain, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Crete, Lithuania, Ukraine, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland. She created choreographies and scenic movement, among others, for: Polish Dance Theater-Poznań Ballet, Kielce Dance Theater, Prague Chamber Ballet (CZ), United Movement (CH)

Igor Gorzkowski
IGOR GORZKOWSKI, director

THE HARVEST (premiere: 21 Jan '17) POLKA (premiere: 3 Feb '18)

 

A director and playwright, co-founder of Studio Teatralne Koło in Warsaw (since 1988) – an independent theater in which he has made most of his performances. He also directed in numerous institutional drama and opera theaters. Nominated two times for the prestigious Warsaw Feliks Theater Award for directing "Starucha/Biddy" (2011) and "Burza/Tempest" (2012). In 2013, he received the Grand Prix at the Two Theaters Festival for his debut radio play inspired by Mewa. Since 2011, he has acted as a deputy artistic director at Teatr Ochota. His original theater has a chamber form that assumes an almost intimate contact between the actor and the viewer. It is a minimalist theater, deprived of staging fireworks.

kaya kołodziejczyk
KAYA KOŁODZIEJCZYK, choreographer

BITTERSWEET (premiere: 27 May '17)

Adam Strug
ADAM STRUG, composer, singer

THE HARVEST (premiere: 21 Jan '17)

A singer and instrumentalist, songwriter, composer of theater and film music, screenwriter, ethnomusicologist. The originator of the Monodia Polska singing group, a practitioner of Polish songs transmitted in the oral tradition. He cooperates with the Polish Dance Theater in the “Żniwa/Harvest” play.

adamstrug.pl
monodiapolska.pl

tomasz szczepanek
TOMASZ SZCZEPANEK, director

LET THE LIVING BURY THE DEAD (premiere 26 May '17)

 

A graduate of the Directing Department of the Theater Academy of Aleksander Zelwerowicz in Warsaw, currently a PhD student at the Department of Aesthetics at the Institute of Philosophy at the University of Warsaw. During his studies, he was an assistant to Agnieszka Glińska and Jerzy Jarocki. He worked as a Literary Consultant in Teatr Studio of Stanisław I. Witkiewicz in Warsaw. There he also staged a directing diploma based on the “Anarchist” by David Mamet in 2013. The author of dramatic texts, including “Warsaw Calling”, based on which he prepared a play in 2015 produced by Teatr Boto and Bemowskie Centrum Kultury.

Daria Woszek
DARIA WOSZEK, playwright

BITTERSWEET (premiere: 27 May '17)