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born 1982 in Moscow (Russia), theatre director & actor


Ph.D. in theatre direction (2013)
visiting professor - Universidad Autonoma de Mexico (2012)
MA in directing - Alexander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw (2011)
theatre direction internship - Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS) in Moscow (2009)
MA in acting - Ludwik Solski National Theatre School in Cracow (2006)
MA in management in culture - Jagiellonian University (2006)

theatre direction credits:

Tragedy of Jan by Jacob Gawatowic (2018) Chorea Theatre - Lodz
Hamlet case study by Wyspianski/Grotowski/Shakespeare (2017) Chorea Theatre - Lodz
Lemonade on the basis of Stanislav Lem (2016) art_commited - Warsaw
Woman in the mirror by Piotr Domalewski (2016) Teatroteka TV theatre
The Tempest by Wiliam Shakespeare (2015) Bialystok Puppet Theatre - Bialystok
Othello by Wiliam Shakespeare (2015) Gombrowicz Theatre - Gdynia
Orlando Paladino by Joseph Haydn (2015) Academy of Fine Arts - Warsaw
Master and Margerita by Mikhail Bulgakov (2015) Collegium Nobilium Theatre - Warsaw
The Velvet Rabbit by Margery Wiliams (2014) Gulliver Theatre - Warsaw
Mad Joanna; the Queen by Jolanta Janiczak (2013) Gombrowicz Theatre - Gdynia
Incediens by Wajdi Mouawad (2014) Collegium Nobilium Theate - Warsaw
Bordel Formidable! Extravaganza by Eugene Ionesco/Zygmunt Krasinski (2013) Collegium Nobilium Theatre - Warsaw
Wet Weather Cover by Oliver Cotton (2013) Powszechny Theatre - Lodz
Sawdust and Tinsel by Ingmar Bergman (2012) Collegium Nobilium Theatre - Warsaw
They shoot horses, don't they by Horace McCoy (2011) Bytom Dance Dept Theatre - Bytom
Morphine by Elena & Mikhail Bulgakov (2011) Roma Musical Theatre - Warsaw
Scenario for 3 actors by Boguslav Schaeffer (2010) Gombrowicz Theatre - Gdynia
Vassa Zheleznova by Maxim Gorky (2010) Och Theatre - Warsaw
Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky (2009) Collegium Nobilium Theatre - Warsaw
Hamlet etude (2008) Shakespeare Festival - Gdansk
Solaris electronic opera by Stanislav Lem (2008) Malta Theatre Festival - Poznan
Vampire the musical by Vladyslav Reymont (2005) Ludwik Solski Theatre School - Cracow

movie acting credits - episodes in

Photographer (2013) by Waldemar Krzystek
80 milions (2011) by Waldemar Krzystek
Mniejsze zlo (2009) by Janusz Morgenstern
Little Moscow (2008) by Waldemar Krzystek
World War II: Stalin (2007) for BBC

theatre acting credits:

Boy in Richard III (2006) by Wiliam Shakespeare (dir. Jerzy Stuhr) - Ludowy Theatre - Cracow
Leopold in Vision of Mozart (2005) by Franzobel (dir. Roman Gancarczyk) - Ludwik Solski Theatre School - Cracow
Malvolio in The Twelfth Night (2005) by Wiliam Shakespeare (dir. Jerzy Stuhr) - Ludwik Solski Theatre School - Cracow
Adamus in The Green Goose (2004) by K. I. Galczynski (dir. Martha Stebnicka) - Ludwik Solski Theatre School - Cracow
Maciej Nowak Non-cabaret (2001) - Wybrzeze Theatre - Gdansk

academic work:

Vice-rector of National Academy of Dramatic Arts in Warsaw (2016-2020)
Head of Acting in National Academy of Dramatic Arts in Warsaw (2014-2016)
acting teacher in Bytom Dance Dept (2011-2014; Ludwik Solski National Theatre School)

Summary of the latest creative work