stage director

bio

Born in Poznań /Poland, she’s been working since 2002 as a freelance director with theatres in Germany, Poland, Italy and various artists from Belarus.

She obtained her education and vocational training at the universities in Kraków, Poznań/Poland, Bochum/ Germany and the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts GITIS Moscow (theatre studies at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Faculty of Polish Philology at Adam-Mickiewicz-University in Poznań, theatre studies and Slavonic studies at Ruhr-University in Bochum, PhD degree at Ruhr-University in Bochum /summa cum laude/; international GITIS Acting- and Directing Class). Her first direction know-how stems from her direction internships and her professional experiences obtained whilst working as a director assistant, both of which she did simultaneously to the theatre studies. One of the most important theatrical experiences, shaping her outlook on stage, was her director internship at the Theater an der Ruhr in Mülheim under the direction of Roberto Ciulli.

She has directed such spectacles as Woyzeck by G.Büchner, Diary of a Madman based on N. Gogol, A Raport to an Academy by F. Kafka, Family Situations by B. Sbrljanovic, Three Sisters, the 4th act based on A. Chekhov, III by P. Malone. She has also numerous stage readings and international acting laboratories on her scorecard, where she has often conducted her theatrical experiments on Chekhov, Shakespeare, Dostoevsky or Plato.

In her artistic work she successfully combines the traditions of Polish, German and Russian theatre. She was invited many times to show her spectacles on international festivals.

In the years 2006 – 2010 she regularly cooperated with Municipal Theatre in Poznań [Teatr Polski], where she directed the Polish preview showing of Play-off by G. Spiro (2006), the Polish preview showing of the spectacle Mamma Medea by T. Lanoye (2007), the preview showing of Mykwa by P. Rowicki (2009), the Polish preview showing of Thieves by D. Loher (2010) as well as numerous stage readings.
In Berlin she coorporated with institutions, such as Maxim Gorki Theater, the Akademie der Künste (Academy of the Arts, Berlin), the Hebbel Theatre, the Kunsthaus Tacheles (Art House Tacheles), the Polnisches Institut (Polish Institute), the Flemish representation, the Instituto Cervantes and the Ramon Llull Institute.
In 2011 she made her opera debut on stage of Opera House in Poznań (Teatr Wielki)– it was the preview showing of Ophelia by Prasqual.