Thearte Director & Deviser
Agnieszka has worked in Britain, Poland and across Europe for the last seventeen years both as an independent artist and in collaboration with theatre companies and venues such as Wildworks, Powszechny Theatre, Theatre Institute in Warsaw, Desperate Men, DotComedy, Mercurial Wrestler, National Theatre Studio, Soho Theatre, Circomedia, Hall For Cornwall and Theatre Bristol.
In her practice Aga is particularly interested in subjects of identity, social change and personal stories in relation to society. She uses a variety of forms including participatory and performative theatre exploring the boundaries of traditional drama and play. Agnieszka uses devising methods and improvisation, often examining deconstruction and non-linear approach to performance.
Her recent productions include:
Devils (Teatr Powszechny), Mefisto (Teatr Powszechny), Polish Vermin (Bristol Old Vic Ferment and Newlyn Art Gallery), Seamas Carey Meets His 4 Year Old Self, With a Choir in collaboration with Seamas Carey and Victoria Abbott (Newlyn Art Gallery, UK); My Grandad was digging, My Dad was Digging, and I will not (Gogolfest in Kiev, Ukraine); Praga’s Sci-Fi (Teatr Powszechny in Warsaw); Rape. Voices (Teatr Powszechny in Warsaw); F.E.A.R. (Experimentica, Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff); Once Upon A Time (Circomedia, Bristol & UK Tour); At The End Of The Line (The Exchange Gallery in Penzance); Eintopf as a part of a project Taburopa (Cologne, Brussel and Warsaw).
Agnieszka also works as a senior lecturer at Falmouth University, and she co-founded KERPOW (Kernow Power of Women), a platform dedicated to support and connect women working in creative industries in Cornwall.
In 2008 Agnieszka was nominated to the Arts Foundation Award for Young Theatre Directors.