Polish authors

Chotkowski, Łukasz

Łukasz Chotkowski, born in 1981 in Lublin, graduated from Warsaw University, the Theatre Arts Department. Assisted Maja Kleczewska in her productions of Medea at the Wybrzeże Theatre and Fedra at the National Theatre. He has published articles on Marina Abramovic and Sarah Kane in the “Didaskalia” and “Dialog” magazines. Writes mainly brutality dramas. Awarded drama scholarship by the Royal Court Theatre. Since 2006 employed as a playwright by the Polski Theatre in Bydgoszcz. 

Kaczorowski, Tomasz

Kaczorowski, Tomasz

He is from Sopot, and he's a director and an author of texts for theatre and concepts of educational activities. A graduate of Theatre Knowledge at the Jagiellonian University, he also studied directing at the Faculty of Puppetry Art at the Theatre Academy in Białystok, currently a PhD student of philology at the University of Gdansk.

Filipiak, Izabela

Izabela Filipiak, born in 1961 in Gdynia, a writer. Graduated from the Polish Studies Department at Gdansk University. Between 1986 and 1996 she lived in France and the USA. In the States she studied drama, acting, cinematic and visual arts, women’s literature and yoga. She made her literary debut in 1992 with a short story collection The Death and the Spiral. She has published eight books, a lot of essays and features.

Około-Kułak, Doda

Doda Około-Kułak was born in a borderers family of Polish Tatars, who after the second world war settled down in Silesia. Her profession is an architect. She's married and has one son. She made her debut with a short story ("The fog", 1997)in "Przekrój" weekly magazine. Till now two of her novels (Family Affairs, 1999/ Cobweb, 2001) have been released. 

Wójcicki, Jerzy

Wójcicki, Jerzy

Born in 1983. Playwright, scriptwriter. Graduate of the Stanisław Wyspiański Academy of Dramatic Arts in Cracow at the Faculty of Directing with a specialization in drama. Awarded in the 3rd edition of the National Competition for Contemporary Polish Comedy "Komediopisanie" organised by the Powszechny Theatre in Łódź for his play How the Gods Seduced 2010. Awarded at the 9th National Review of the Contemporary Monodrama in Warsaw for his play Do Not Shoot the Pianist (2011).

Mardosewicz, Marek

Born in 1990, Szczecin. A Drama writer and a visual artist. Graduated from the Academy of Arts in Szczecin, the Economical University in Cracow and the Jagiellonian University. He also studied in France. His works have been shown in Europe and Asia.

Dworak, Katarzyna

Dworak, Katarzyna

Since the beginning of their artistic career, they have been associated with the Helena Modrzejewska Theatre in Legnica as actors. Each of them has over seventy theatre premieres and numerous individual and group awards under their belt. The most famous performances in which they have played are: Zły (Dir. Jacek Głomb), Ballada o Zakaczawiu (Dir. Jacek Głomb), Made in Poland (Dir. Przemek Wojcieszek), Osobisty Jezus (Dir. Przemek Wojcieszek), III Furie (Dir.

Szulc, Stefan

born in 1974 in Sosnowiec. A poet, playwright and actor. A graduate in Polish studies at Katowice University. Since 2002 a PhD student at the Institute of Philosophy at Zielona Góra University. An author of A Little Book of Proverbs and several plays. 

Alksnin, Adrianna

Student of the Drama Directing Department at AST National Academy of Theatre Arts in Cracow. Member of the Drama Studio (pl. Pracownia Dramaturgiczna). In May 2019, she produced the workshop performance of Sad Girl Sylvia Plath at AST in Krakow. Her directing work Brothers was presented during the 8th Young Directing Forum. She participated in the project "Debuts: Young  within the Old" organized by the National Old Theatre in Krakow.