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.

bargetto
Paul Bargetto

Dramaturg

International director, festival producer, and dramaturg. He founded the independent theatre festival undergroundzero in New York City (2007-2014) and the theater company East River Commedia (1998-2012) He is currently the founding artistic director of Teatr-Trans-Atlantyk in Warsaw.  Recent credits include Album Karla Hockera, and California with Teatr Trans-Atlantyk, and Plateau at Teatr Rozbark with Maciej Kuzminski.

 

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.

Marta
Marta Ziółek

"Poison" (premiera 25.02.2020 in Poznań)

Choreographer, a graduate of the Faculty of Choreography at the School for New Dance Development in Amsterdam. The author of such performances as “Zrób siebie”/”Do yourself” ”PIXO”, “TO”, ”Pamela”. She cooperates with theatre and film directors; she has cooperated with Gosia Wdowik, Krzysztof Garbaczewski and Lena Frankiewicz. She also worked with Krzysztof Skonieczny on the series “Ślepnąc od świateł”/” Blinding from the lights” and choreographed for Netflix for the series “Altered Carbon”. She is working in Warsaw on new projects “ONE WOMAN SHOW” at CSW Ujazdowski Castle and "Venus with a stick" at Warsaw's Teatr Studio.

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.

Anka Herbut
Anka Herbut

"Poison" (premiere 25.02.2020 in Poznań)

A playwright active in the areas of dance and theatre, author of texts for the stage, researcher, curator. She deals with the dramaturgy of movement, poetry, language performatics and relations between art and politics. She has cooperated with Agnieszka Kryst, Ramona Nagabczyńska, Renata Piotrowska, Paweł Sakowicz, Ula Siecle, Krzysztof Skonieczny, Iza Szostak, Łukasz Twarkowski, Marta Ziółek. Winner of Grażyna Kulczyk's research scholarship in contemporary choreography (2019), within the framework of which she carries out the Ruchy oporu / Resistance Movement project. He cooperates with the culture magazine “Dwutygodnik”.

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.