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Director : PAWEŁ SZKOTAK

 

actors : Bartosz Borowski, Łukasz Kowalski, Jarosław Siejkowski, Marta Strzałko, Tomasz Wrzalik

guest actors: Barbara Krasińska, Jakub Papuga, Barbara Prądzyńska, Piotr Wojtyniak, Michał Kaleta, Justyna Paluszyńska, Maciej Zakrzewski, Robert Zawadzki

technician: Łukasz Jata

 

 

 

 



Paweł Szkotak

Paweł Szkotak

Paweł  Szkotak, born in Poland in 1965 roku.

Education: theatre director; psychologist (MA, University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznan).

Work:
a founder and a director of Teatr Biuro Podrozy - since 1988.
a director of Teatr Polski in Poznan - since 2003.
a director of Maski Theatre Festival in Poznan - since 1997.

Major theatre performances directed by Pawel Szkotak:
Giordano - 1992 (an outdoor performance at Teatr Biuro Podróży)
Carmen Funebre -1994 (an outdoor performance at Teatr Biuro Podróży)
Not of Us- 1997 (an indoor performance at Teatr Biuro Podróży)
Drink Vinegar, Gentlemen - 1998 (an indoor performance based on the prose by Danił Kharms, Teatr Biuro Podróży)
Moonsailors -1999 (an outdoor performance at Teatr Biuro Podróży)
Under the Door-2000 (based on the play by Wolfgang Borchert, Teatr Współczesny we Wrocławiu)
Millennium Mysteries- 2000 (an outdoor show, a coproduction - Teatr Biuro Podrozy and The Belgrade Theatre in Coventry, UK)
Manuscript by Alfonso van Worden - 2001 (based on the novel Manuscript found in Saragossa by Jan Potocki, outdoor performance at Teatr Biuro Podróży)
Dead Princess- 2001 (a play by Nikolaj Kolada, Teatr Polski in Poznan)
The Family of Vampire- 2002 (a play by Wasilij Sigariew, Teatr Polski in Bydgoszcz)
Belzebub`s Sonate- 2002 (a play by S.I.Witkiewicz, Teatr Współczesny in Wrocław)
Eclipse- 2003  (an indoor performance at Teatr Biuro Podróży)
Pigs- 2003 (an outdoor performance at Teatr Biuro Podróży)
Lament-2004  (a play by Krzysztof Bizio, Teatr Polski in Poznan)
The Common Insanities - 2005 (Teatr Polski)
Macbeth: Who Is that Bloodied Man?- 2005 (an outdoor performance at Teatr Biuro Podróży)
Carmen- opera  (Gliwice Opera House) 2006
Seagull- Teatr Polski - 2007
H.ofD.-2007 - Teatr Biuro Podróży
Stiffelio-opera (Poznan Opera House) - 2007
Locust-2008 (a play by Biljana Srbljanovich at Teatr Polski w Poznaniu)
The Dead Guy- 2010 (a play by Eric Coble at Teatr Polski w Poznaniu)


Awards:
The Award of the Council of the City of Poznan 1991
The Best Director Award for Giordano at the festival Łódzkie Spotkania Teatralne -1992
Prize of the Young Art  - 1993
Fringe First (1995), Critics` Award (1995) i Hamada Award (1996) for Carmen Funebre at Fringe Theatre Festival in Edinburgh.
The Best Director Award for Drink Vinegar, Gentlemen at the  Festival of Comedy in Tarnow  - 1998
The Award of The Secretary of State (2002)
The Award of The Secretary of Culture (2002)
Grand Prix for Dead Princess at the Kontrapunkt Festival in  Szczecin, 2002.
The Public Award for Dead Princess at the Kontrapunkt Festival in  Szczecin, 2002.
The Best Director Award for Dead Princess and The Family of Vampire at the Festival of the World Premieres in Bydgoszcz in 2002
The Director Award for Dead Princess at Interpretacje Festival in  Katowice, 2003.
The Public Award for Dead Princess at Interpretacje Festival in  Katowice, 2003.
ITI Annual Award (Poland 2004)
Paszport Polityki for Pawel Szkotak (Warsaw 2005)
Theatre For All Award at 23 Fadjr Theatre Festival (Tehran, 2005)
The-Best-Script Award for Pawel Szkotak for Pigs (Tarnów, 2005)
The Best Director Award for Macbeth: Who Is That Bloodied Man?- Fadjr Festival (Tehran 2008)
Gloria Artis Medal (2008)




Perfromances directed by Pawel Szkotak have been shown in nearly 50 countries all over the world, at the major theatre festivals in Amman, Beirut, Bogota, Bombay, Buenos Aires, Delhi, Cairo, Chicago, Mexico, Minneapolis, Moscow, New York, Perth/Australia, Phoenix, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Singapore, St. Petersburg, Tehran as well as in most of the European countries.

Marta Strzałko

Marta Strzałko

Marta Strzałko, since 1989 with the company. Actor, teacher, administrator. The co-originator of the performances: Planet Lem, Tunnel, Macbeth, Pigs, Eclipse, Manuscript Found in Saragossa, Millennium Mysteries, Moonsailors, Drink Vinegar, Gentlemen, Not of Us, Carmen Funebre, Giordano, Gentle End of Death