Kubisiak, Daria International Festival of Contemporary Music Warsaw Autumn

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Playwright, theatre director, scriptwriter and performer; lecturer at the Chair of Theatre and Drama, Faculty of Polish Studies at the Jagiellonian University of Cracow. She graduated in theatre directing from Cracow’s AST National Academy of Theatre Arts, majoring in dramaturgy. She is the cofounder of AST’s Dramaturgy Studio (projects: archiwum//lab.Inny Teatr). 

Her works explore the borderland between theatre, dance, and performative arts. In the theatre, she focuses on the production of her original stage projects, based on her own texts. Her major works include Scattered Files 2.016 (Jerzy Grotowski Institute, Wrocław 2016), Choir of Performative Artists (Cricoteka, 2016), Hamlet, or Ophelia (AST, Cracow 2017), The Last Day of Summer (Sopot Non-Fiction Festival, 2019), The Worker, or 27 Faintings of the Working Class (Nowy Proxima Theatre in Cracow, 2020), Repressed (in the anthology of competition entries You’ll Never Walk Alone, TR Warsaw 2022), Przyjaciółka (Słowacki Theatre in Cracow, 2023), and unmanly (National Stary Theatre, Cracow 2023). As a playwright, she has collaborated notably with Klaudia Hartung-Wójciak, Iga Gańczarczyk, Barbara Bujakowska, Martyna Wawrzyniak, Hanna Umeda, Rafał Szumski, Jakub Skrzywanek, Cezary Tomaszewski, Remigiusz Brzyk, Rudolf Zioło, and Paweł Miśkiewicz. Her accolades include the Living Classics award for her adaptation (jointly with Iga Gańczarczyk) of Wojciech Bogusławski’s libretto of A Supposed Miracle, or Cracovians and Highlanders (dir. Cezary Tomaszewski). Kubisiak is also active in outreach projects, working with groups of senior citizens.