Theatrical director, cultural manager and animator.
2012 -2020 – director of the Kubuś Theater of Puppets & Actors in Kielce, as of September 2020 the director of Guliwer Puppet Theater in Warsaw. Graduate of direction faculty at the A. Zelwerowicz Theatrical Academy in Warsaw, the Puppet Art Department in Bialystok and post-graduate studies in directing opera and other music theater forms at PWST in Krakow. Graduate of the International Course for Cultural Operators attached to the National Cultural Center and numerous courses and workshops. He co-created the Bialystok Kolegtyw Artists’ Association and the Białysztuk International Theatrical Initiatives Revue
He creates performances for children and adults, diverse in terms of genre (for example, he has directed the children’s opera Myszki i wojna, czyli o dzielnym Albercie i żółtym serze / Mice and War, all about brave Albert and yellow cheese and a staging of Sklepy cynamonowe by Burnon Schulz as shadow theater).
As a director, he has worked with theaters in Poland and abroad (incl. Białostocki Teatr Lalek, Teatr Guliwer in Warsaw, Teatr „Maska” in Rzeszow, Teatr Współczesny in Szczecin, Teatr „Pleciuga” in Szczecin, Krakow Opera Teatr Muzyczny in Poznan, Divadlo Loutek in Ostrava, Stambul Karagoz Puppet Foundation, Teatr Dramatyczny in Gniezno, Teatr Dramatyczny in Jelenia Góra).
As director of „Kubuś” Theater he initiated, among others, the Hurra! ART! Holiday Festival of Art for Children and Young People in Kielce, the Animatus International Theatrical Puppet Doll Competition and many other projects.
Winner of prizes and distinctions, incl. Belgian Minister of Culture Prize, Bialystok Presidential Prize, Minister of Culture Prize for Exceptional Children’s Cultural Creatives in the field of theatrical arts (2015). His shows which have received awards include „Mikrokosmos. Kompozycje” (Grand Prix at he Korczak Festival), „Sklepy cynamonowe”, „Wodna opowieść”.
Cultural manager, curator, producer.
Graduate of the Cultural Studies Faculty at the University of Warsaw, she has worked for Warsaw-based public administration and cultural institutions, incl. Copernicus Science Center, National Bank of Poland and the National Institute of Heritage. She has worked with, among others: The National Theater, House of Meetings with History, „Kubuś” Theater of Puppets and Actors in Kielce. She was the executive producer of Big Bang, a performance directed by Peter Greenaway and Saskia Boddeke at the opening of the Copernicus Science Center. She curated and coordinated three editions of the Przemiany Festival (winning the KTR prize for visual identity).
Working for the NBP Foreign Department she coordinated the Contemporary Art from Poland Exhibition at the Central European Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, and worked with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the World Bank. Working for the National Heritage Institute, she was deputy director organizing the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Krakow. She was also executive director of the Capital of Polish Language Literary Festival.
Ewa has worked with governmental and diplomatic institutions, local government units, creative agencies, as well as artists and scientists. She has extensive experience of international project delivery, including the delivery of conferences, concerts, exhibitions and festivals.