photo by Witek Orski
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Weronika Szczawińska

(b. 1981) – director, dramaturge, culture theorist and performer. Graduate of the College of Inter-Area Individual Studies In the Humanities and Social Sciences (MISH) at Warsaw University, PhD from the Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN). Studied directing at the National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw. Has worked with a number of prestigious theatres around Poland (including Narodowy Stary Teatr in Cracow, Teatr Powszechny in Warsaw, Komuna Warszawa, Wrocławski Teatr Współczesny) and Slovensko mladinsko gledališče in Ljubljana. Assistant professor at the Theatre Studies Department of the National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw. Nominated twice to the prestigious “Passports” of the Polityka weekly (2014, 2018), for “consequence in creating an individual artistic language” and a “mature vision of social responsibility of the theatre. Her latest works include: Genialna przyjaciółka based on Elena Ferrante (Wrocławski Teatr Współczesny, 2018), Lawrence z Arabii (Teatr Powszechny in Warsaw, 2018), Nigdy więcej wojny (Komuna Warszawa, 2018), Rozmowa o drzewach (Komuna Warszawa, 2019).

photo by Aleksandra Matlingiewicz