Rolf Baumgart
Rolf Baumgart - director, playwright, composer

"Solidaritot I Solidar-Noc", premiere:12/12/2018 (Münster), 18/12/2018(Warsaw), 20/12/2018(Poznań)

Director, composer, musician, author of operatic librettos, co-founder – along with Yoshiko Waki ​​– of the bodytalk ensemble in Münster. He collaborated with the Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden or Akademie der Künste Berlin. He co-creates performances with Kain Karawahn, presented at the Festival Neue Musik Rümlingen in Switzerland, Steirischer Herbst in Graz in Austria and the Performance Arts Festival in Cleveland (USA). He has received many awards, including: Kölner Tanztheater-Preis, Bewegungskunst-Preis Leipzig as well as  Bremer Autoren- und Produzentenpreis. 

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.

Yoshiko Waki
Yoshiko Waki - choreographer, director

"Solidaritot I Solidar- Noc" - premiere 12/12/ 2018 (Münster), 18/12/2018 (Warszawa), 20/12(Poznań)

Co-founder – along with Rolf Baumgart – of the bodytalk ensemble in Münster. She obtained her diploma at the Dance and Dance Pedagogy Department at the State Conservatory of Music and Dance in Heidelberg-Mannheim, Germany. She has danced and choreographed around the world, from Hamburg to Hong Kong. She has performed at the City Contemporary Dance Company in Hong Kong and at Volksbühne in Berlin, in the team of Johann Kresnik. She has collaborated with the Opera in Bonn and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

 

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

Ana Carolina Milheiro Oliveira, Instituto Politecnico de Lisboa, Escola Superior de Danca Department
Ana Carolina Milheiro Oliveira

trainee dancer,Instituto Politecnico de Lisboa, wydział Escola Superior de Danca

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. 

Zofia Tomczyk
Zofia Tomczyk

artysta-tancerz

Dancer, choreographer, organizer of cultural activities. Graduated from the Icelandic University of Arts, Master in Performing Arts program. Co-creator of the international collective called Celestial Bodies, organizing the Performing Arts Platform in Motion. Collaborates with Józef Buchnajzer and Aga Nowacka. As Ciche Nagrania, they create sound and visual landscapes, quiet concerts and music for performances. Since 2015 has been working with dreams as a creative material, with Bonnie Buckner, Anna Nowicka, Catherine Shainberg and the Instytut Psychologii Procesu. She is a scholarship holder of the Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Poland, the National Institute of Music and Dance and the City of Poznań.

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)".

Paweł Murlik
Paweł Murlik - FABULA RASA (premiere 20.11.2019)

Director of light

He deals with the arrangement of light in theatres paces. For several years he was also associated with the Silesian Dance Theatre. During festivals he cooperated with Cullberg Ballet (Sweden), Joe Alter (USA), Uri Ivgi (Israel), Johan Greben (Netherlands), Brian Michaels (Great Britain), ErikKoung (Macau), Kuik Swee Boon (Singapore),Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company(Israel), Jean-Guillaume Weis (Luxembourg). Paweł Murlik was responsible for directing light, working for such artists as: Magdalena Piekorz, Jacek Łumiński, Anna Piotrowska, Kaya Kołodziejczyk, Maciej Kuźmiński, Jerzy Stuhr, Jan Peszek, Jakub Lewandowski. 

Jinwoo NamKung
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.

andrzej
ANDRZEJ GRABOWSKI, set designer

POLKA (premiere: 3 Feb '18)

Theater and advertising photographer, portraitist. He has been photographing body expression, moving bodies and dance for almost thirty years. Among the theaters he collaborated with, one can mention the Polish Dance Theater, Teatr Wielki of Stanisław Moniuszko, Teatr Nowy and Teatr Polski in Poznań. He is the author of theater scenography to the following performances: “Trop. Dance as art”, “Saligia”, “7 grzechów miejskich/7 city sins”, “ReMIX/Drzewiecki/Ostatnia niedziela/Last Sunday”, “Cyrkostrada” or “Upadłe anioły/Fallen Angels”, to name just a few. He worked as a photographer for the largest advertising agencies, including Saatchi & Saatchi, McCannEricson, Lintas. His advertising photos were used in Nivea, Lidl, Hochland, North Fish, BZ WBK, Intermarche or Philips campaigns.