Dominik
Dominik Kupka - artist dancer
Artist Dancer

A graduate of the State Post-Secondary Study of Culture Animators in Kalisz, where he studied dance. A participant of many workshops, festivals and dance projects. In 2017, he collaborated with Adam Fołtarz at the "Eroticon" exhibition, where he acted as a co-creator of the movement etude “Chce(nie)/Want(ing)”. He was trained, among others, by dancers such as: Julia Spiesser, Enza Bracciale, Fabrizzio Prolli, Anna Wytych-Wierzgacz, Andrea Atilla Feliece, Aneta Zwierzyńska, Witold Jurewicz, Monika Bral, Ekaterina Kvyatkoskaya, Jacek Owczarek, Alassane Wat, Anna Krysiak.

Evelyn
Evelyn Blue

Artist - Dancer

Graduate from London Studio Centre with a BA in Theatre Dance. From there she joined the Cinevox Junior Company in Switzerland where she took part in creations by  Fèlix Dumèril, Olaf Schmitt and Nicole Morel, among others. She choreographed her own solo “Left alone with the moon” at the 2016 TanzArt Ostwest festival in Giessen. In 2016 she was the assistant to the rehearsal director for Nanine Linning’s new creation “Dusk” for Theater Heidelberg. Shortly after she joined Kayzer Ballet and choreographed “Contratiempo”(2018). Her two other choreographies to date are “Two Ships” and “Annette” (which won an award) both performed by dancers of the Cinevox Junior Company.

Amy
Amy Basley

Artist - Dancer

Born in 1999 and raised in Perth, Western Australia. She studied ballet full time at Academie Etoile, a ballet school in Perth, in 2014. In 2015 she moved to Newcastle, Australia to study at the National College of Dance. She graduated the following year with a Diploma in Dance. She moved to Israel in 2017 and studied at the Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Companys’ “Dance Journey” Program for 10 months. In her time in Israel she choreographed 2 pieces and took part in many creation processes by people from all around the world. Once she finished her time in Israel she joined Polish Dance Theatre in 2018.

Kacper Bożek
Kacper Bożek

Artist Dancer

Graduate of the Academy of Humanities and Economics in Łódź in the field of dance, majoring as a dancer-choreographer. In 2017 he received an artistic scholarship from the Minister of Science and Higher Education. He was a dancer at the V6 Theater in Łódź, a contemporary dance instructor at the Urban Dance Zone dance school and a participant in the 8th and 9th editions of the “You Can Dance” TV programme. He participated in many independent dance and choreographic projects throughout Poland. He was trained, among others, by Minka-Marie Heiß, Chiara Fulgentini, David Zambrano, Anton Lachka, Kristina and Sade Alleyne, Francisco Cordova, Laura Aris. He is still actively involved in many workshop programs organized throughout Europe.

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.

Paweł Malicki
Paweł Malicki

Artist/Dancer

Dancer, teacher, choreographer. A graduate of the Ballet School in Poznań, the Culture Animators Development School in Kalisz, the faculty of pedagogy and the department of Dance and Choreography at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music. A teacher at the Ballet School and the Academy of Physical Education in Poznań. In 2004-2006, he was a dancer of the Alter Witold Jurewicz Dance Theater. The author of the choreography for the following performances: „46”, „Kilka kroków (d)o miłości”, „Mat”, ”secondhand”, „The Unknown-Niewiadoma”, „Kroniki czasu przyszłego” and the “Hello, Stranger!", “Hello, My Friend!" and "Hello. And Goodbye" trilogy.

Michał Przybyła
Michał Przybyła

Artist/Dancer

A student of the Academy of Humanities and Economics in Łódź in the field of dance, majoring as a dancer-choreographer. He was a soloist at the Częstochowa Dance Theater, a dancer at the V6 Theater in Łódź, a choreographer of the Urban Movement group in Łódź. A qualified jazz dance instructor, a graduate of the "Dance Journey" program in Israel, a trainee at Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company in Israel, a participant in the 7th edition and a finalist of the 8th edition of the “You Can Dance” TV program. He learnt from many teachers and choreographers from all over Poland and around the world. The group of his mentors included: Thierry Verger, Luciano Di Natale, Julia Spiesser, Lukas McFarlane, NappyTabs, Diana Matos, Matthew Tseng.

Adrian
Adrian Radwański

Artist/Dancer

A graduate of OSB in Poznań, as well as a student of Ballet Pedagogy at the FCUM in Warsaw; two-time finalist of the Ballet Competition in Gdańsk, winner of the special prize "Scenic personality" awarded by Ewa Wycichowska; a finalist of national eliminations to Eurovision for Young Dancers in 2013; a laureate of the special "+ - award" in the choreography competition "Szoloduo Budapest 2013" (along with Joanna Polowczyk). From June 2014 to November 2016, he was a full-time member of the Polish Dance Theater. In December 2016, he started working as a soloist at the Staatstheater Braunschweig Tanztheater, where he appeared in two premieres: "Dein herz ist meine heimat" and "Nice to meet you?". Since August 2017, he has again been associated with the Polish Dance Theater.

Katarzyna Rzetelska
Katarzyna Rzetelska

Artist/Dancer

A graduate of the Łódź Ballet School. After graduating, she worked at the Musical Theater in Łódź, then she signed a contract in Japan where she danced in the style of modern jazz and broadway jazz. Upon her comeback, she danced on the stages of Western Europe in a musical repertoire. She perfected her executive and pedagogical skills during internships and workshops in contemporary dance and modern jazz techniques. In 2005, she became a permanent member of the Polish Dance Theater. She was in the group of dancers collaborating with William Petit in the “Trans Danse Europe” project.

Sandra Szatan
Sandra Szatan

Artist/Dancer

She studied at the Krakow Ballet School and the Conservatory of Dance in Krakow. In 2011, she graduated from the Secondary Ballet School in Warsaw, then she took up the third year of studies at the International School of Contemporary Dance IWANSON in Munich. She participated in several independent projects, such as "Letters of George Sand" choreographed by Michail Zubkov, "Woven from dreams" and "Feelings" by Kinga Szablowska and "Homo Religiosus" by Karol Miękina. For three seasons, she performed in the "Przemiany/Transformations” play at Teatr Groteska in Krakow choreographed by Caroline Finn-Fisher.

Emily Wong
Emily Wong

Artist/Dancer

Born in London, brought up in Poznan. She joined the Polish Dance Theater team in 2015. A graduate of the Secondary Ballet School of Olga Sławska-Lipczyńska in Poznań.  After finishing school, she went to the Jose Limón Dance Foundation in New York to continue her education with Alan Danielson, Jim May and Roxane D'Orleans Juste. During her studies in New York, she collaborated with such bands as Sublime Dance Company, Albano Ballet Company and Tina Croll + Company, with which she appeared as part of the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival's Inside/Out Performance Series.