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  • Choreographer, founder and director of performances by the auteur Ballet of Modern Form. Born in 1950. Read more about: Jerzy Maria Birczyński

  •  Katarzyna Chmielewska in Play IT, so 17 dances about something, photo by Dominik Werner / Teatr Wybrzeże, Gdańsk

    Chmielewska is one of the most important names of the Polish dance scene. Co-founder of the Dada von Bzdülöw Theatre, she has directed several spectacles, taken part in international projects, and performed at a number of prestigious events across the world. Read more about: Katarzyna Chmielewska

  • Dancer, choreographer, director. An icon and emblem of the Polish style of dance theatre. Born on the 14th of October 1926 in Poznań, where he also died on the 25th of August 2007. Read more about: Conrad Drzewiecki

  • Dominika Knapik, photo: Wojciech Klimczyk

    She dances the words of Mrożek, Beckett, Chekhov and Keret, which she mixes on the dance floor with films, contemporary music, politics, theatre and visual arts. Read more about: Dominika Knapik

  • Joanna Leśnierowska, photo: courtesy of the artist

    Joanna Leśnierowska is a dance critic, dramaturge, curator, and choreographer, and one of the founders of the performative programme Stary Browar Nowy Taniec (Old Brewery New Dance) in the Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk in Poznań. Read more about: Joanna Leśnierowska

  • She dances, observes and provokes viewers. Agata Maszkiewicz will say what she thinks about “Poland” to the rock rhythm of the Rolling Stones and Miles Davis’ jazz trumpet, directly from the stage of the Festival Fringe. Read more about: Agata Maszkiewicz

  •  In the photo: Kamil Maćkowiak (Vaslav Nijinsky), photo by Ryszard Warcholiński/The Stefan Jaracz Theatre in Łódź

    Actor, dancer, and choreographer. Born on 20th November, 1979 in Bydgoszcz. Read more about: Kamil Maćkowiak

  • Bronisława Niżyńska in Francis Poulenc's Les Biches, photo: the National Digital Library Polona

    Dancer, creator of legendary choreographies during the troubled times at the turn of the epochs. She performed in the tsarist Russia, fashionable Paris and in Monte Carlo. Niżyńska was one of the most important female choreographers of the 20th-century ballet and a remarkable interpreter of Stravinsky's pieces in the famous Ballets Russes. Read more about: Bronisława Niżyńska

  • Anna Nowicka, fot. Jakub Wittchen

    Anna Nowicka is a dancer, choreographer and pedagogue. She says that she’s interested in working on the line between imagination and various genres of art. For the past few years, Anna Nowicka has been dividing her time between Poland and Berlin. Her solo performance will soon be seen by the audience of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Read more about: Anna Nowicka

  • Janusz Orlik performing in Insight, photo:Jakub Wittchen for Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk

    Born in 1981. Dancer, author of dozens of contemporary dance choreographies. For over a decade, he has been working for the British Vincent Dance Theatre and leading a solo career in Poland. Read more about: Janusz Orlik

  • Renata Piotrowska during the performance of Death. Exercises and Variations (Śmierć. Ćwiczenia i wariacje), photo by Marta Ankiersztejn

    Piotrowska is interested in the emerging currents in dance, improvisation, contemporary theatre and performance. She has presented her interdisciplinary projects at festivals in Poland, Europe, United States, and Israel. She has collaborated with such world-renowned artists as Michael Schumacher and Nigel Charnock. Read more about: Renata Piotrowska

  • Yanka Rudzkaphoto source: (CC BY 2.0 license)

    Polish dancer and choreographer. Creator of the Dance School at the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) and one of the major figures of the contemporary dance scene in Brazil. Read more about: Yanka Rudzka

  • Paweł Sakowicz, photo: Leszek Zych/Polityka

    He works in Poland and abroad creating choreographies in theatres in Kalisz, Warsaw, Poznań and Wałbrzych. In 2016, he was nominated for the Polityka Passports for 'scenic charisma full of irony and wit'. Read more about: Paweł Sakowicz

  • Marta Ziółek, photo by Michał Dyjuk/Forum

    A talented choreographer and performer combining dance with painting, fashion, visual arts, and 90s music videos. She has performed on stages in Poland and abroad, for instance in the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and United States. Read more about: Marta Ziółek