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 September 2019 
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Ewa Wycichowska

dancer | teacher | choreographer | culture manager

Ewa Wycichowska is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, professor of music and head of the Dance Department at the Fryderyk Chopin Music University in Warsaw.

 

She has graduated from the State Ballet College in Poznań and Warsaw Music Academy (methodology of dance teaching); she has also studied modern dance at L’Academy Internationale de la Dance in Paris.

 

Wyciechowska used to be the principal dancer of the Grand Theatre in Łódź. At the same time she is an author of more than 70 choreographies  staged in Poland, Italy, Germany, the Czech Republic and the USA. She is a founder and the artistic director of Dancing Poznań (combining International Contemporary Dance Workshops, Contemporary Dance Biennale, and International Dance Theatres’ Festival). She acts as juror in Polish and international dance competitions, serves as expert for the ministry of culture, member of the International Dance Council (CID-UNESCO), and president of the Polish Choreotherapy Association. Starting in the 1988/89 season, she became the principal and artistic director of the Polish Dance Theatre. 

 

Ewa Wycichowska is one of few Polish dancers to have achieved success on ballet stages worldwide, both in classical and contemporary repertoire. She has danced title roles in Romeo and Juliet (choreography: Borkowski), Giselle (choreography: Coralli/Perrot/Piasecki), Coppellia (choreography: Kujawa), The Wayward Daughter (choreography: Papliński), as well as main parts in The Green Table (choreography: Joos), Gayané (choreography: Ejfman), Medea (choreography: Kujawa), The Firebird (choreography: Drzewiecki), Snow White (choreography: Borkowski), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (choreography: Veredon), Wolfgang Amadeus (choreography: Veredon), Carmen (choreography: Makarowski), Faust goes rock and Possessed Violin Player to her own choreography. She is recognised by audiences on every continent, and has represented the Polish art of dance at festivals in the USA, Canada, Peru, Mongolia, France, Greece, Spain, Israel, Great Britain, Turkey, Italy, Finland, Georgia, Russia, Japan and Brazil.

 

She debuted as choreographer in 1980 with the piece Głos kobiecy (z nieznanej poetki)  [Female Voice (by An Unknown Poet)] to Krzysztof Knittl’s music, staged at the Grand Theatre in Łódź. She has received the Wyspianski Youth Award (first degree), Medal Commemorating The 200th Anniversary of Polish Ballet, Vaslav Nijinsky Medal, Fringe First Special Award in Edinburgh (with PTT), “Ad Perpetuam Rei Memoriam” Medal, Special Golden Mask Award from the critics of the City of Łódź, Grand Prix of the 3rd Polish Drama Competition (with PTT), three audience awards at the festival Zamość Theatre Summer (with PTT), Polish Society of Authors and Composers Award for extraordinary choreographic achievements, Award of the Polish Theatre Critics Section of the International Theatre Institute ITI – UNESCO for the promotion of Polish theatre culture abroad, Terpsichore Award from the Artists of Polish Scenes Society, Gloria Artis Silver Medal, Special Award of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in appreciation of her contribution to Polish culture.

  

In the Polish artistic community Ewa Wycichowska is considered a synonym of professional passion, constant artistic exploration and creative courage. The world’s most remarkable choreographers are accepting her invitation to cooperation, i.a. Birgit Cullberg, Mats Ek, Örjan Andersson, Karine Saporta, Ohad Naharin.

 

Wycichowska also collaborated as choreographer with numerous prominent film, theatre and opera directors, including Jerzy Jarocki, Erwin Axer, Maciej Prus, Krzysztof Zanussi, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Adam Hanuszkiewicz, Krystyna Janda, Krzysztof Zaleski and Eugeniusz Korin.

 

Choreographies:

 

  • 1980 Głos kobiecy / Female Voice (music: K. Knittel)
  • 1982 Koncert f-moll / Concerto in F minor (music: F. Chopin)
  • 1982 Serenada / Serenade (music: M. Karłowicz)
  • 1982 Stabat Mater (music: K. Szymanowski)
  • 1983 Karłowicz/Interpretacje / Karłowicz/Interpretations (music: M. Karłowicz)
  • 1984 Republika - rzecz publiczna / Republic – A Public Thing (music: G. Ciechowski)
  • 1985 Cień / Shadow (music: M. K. Przybylski)
  • 1985 Miriam (music: M. K. Przybylski)
  • 1985 Cień II / Shadow No. 2 (music: M. K. Przybylski)
  • 1985 Pax et bonum (music: J.  Łuciuk)
  • 1986 Faust goes rock (music: The Shade)
  • 1989 Samotność Fauna / Faun’s Solitude (music: N. M. Kuźnik)
  • 1989 Święto wiosny / The Rite of Spring (music: I. Stravinsky)
  • 1990 Fantazja na Harnasia / Fantasy for Harnaś (music: W. Kilar)
  • 1990 Symfonia koncertująca Es-dur / Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major (music: W. A. Mozart)
  • 1991 Skrzypek Opętany / Possessed Violin Player (music: M. Małecki)
  • 1991 Bachianas Brasileiras (music: H. Villa-Lobos)
  • 1992 Inni / Other (music: M. Horndasch)
  • 1992 Mournes (music: O. Golijov)
  • 1992 Album z tego świata / Album of This World (music: K. Dębski)
  • 1993 Misterium słońca, Misterium ziemi / Miracle of the Sun, Miracle of the Earth (music: A. Ginastera)
  • 1993 Święto wiosny / The Rite of Spring (music: I. Stravinsky)
  • 1994 Szatan w Goraju / Satan in Goraj (music: K. Knittel)
  • 1994 Już się zmierzcha / It’s Dusk Already (music: H. M. Górecki)
  • 1994 Introdukcja i Polonez / Introduction and Polonaise (music: F. Chopin)
  • 1995 Kilara Exodus Polskie / Kilar’s Polish Exodus (music: W. Kilar)
  • 1995 Jezioro łabędzie / Swan Lake (Prologue and Act 3) (music: P. Tchaikovsky)
  • 1995 Dziecko Słońca / The Sun’s Child (music: M. Biliński)
  • 1996 Niebezpieczne związki / Dangerous Liaisons (music: J.S. Bach, E. Satie)
  • 1997 Daina (music: T. Szeligowski, Z. Łowżył)
  • 1997 Transss... Nieprawdziwe zdarzenie progresywne / Transss... An Unreal Progressive Event (music: L.van Beethoven, Z. Łowżył)
  • 1998 +_ skończoność / +­­_ finity (music: M. Nyman L. Ferrari)
  • 2000 Tango z Lady M. / Tango with Lady M. (music: L. Możdżer, A.  Piazzolla)
  • 2002 Walka karnawału z postem / Battle Between Carnival and Lent (music: Z. Łowżył, K. Wiki Nowikow)
  • 2003 ... a ja tańczę / ... and I’m dancing (music: J. Wierzchowiski)
  • 2005 Przypadki Pana von K. / Adventures of Mr Von K. (music: L. Zielińska, F. Schubert)
  • 2006 Jezioro łabędzie / Swan Lake (Prologue and Act 3, music: P. Tchaikovsky)
  • Stabat Mater (music: K. Szymanowski)
  • 2007 Carpe diem (music: Zbigniew Górny, Marcin Górny)
  • 2007 Wiosna-Effatha / Spring-Effatha (music: Jacek Wierzchowski)
  • 2009 Komeda - Sextet (music: K. Komeda - Trzciński, A. Zubel)
  • 2011 SPOTKANIA- w dwóch niespełnionych AKTACH / Meetings in Two Unfulfilled Acts (music: K. Knittel)
  • 2012 FootBall@... (music: Krzysztof "Wiki" Nowikow)
  • 2013 Szkoda, że Cię tu nie ma / Wish You Were Here

 

Awards:

 

-      Wyspianski Youth Award (first degree)

-      The 200th Anniversary of Polish Ballet Medal

-      Vaslav Nijinsky Medal

-      Fringe First Special Award, Edinburgh (with PTT)

-      Special Golden Mask Award from the critics of the City of Łódź,

-      Grand Prix of the 3rd Polish Drama Competition for Transss... (with PTT)

-      three audience awards at the festival Zamość Theatre Summer (with PTT)

-      Award from the Polish Society of Authors and Composers for extraordinary choreographic achievements

-      Award from the Polish Theatre Critics Section of the International Theatre Institute ITI – UNESCO for promotion of Polish theatre culture abroad

-      Special Award of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in appreciation of her contribution to Polish culture

-      Artistic Awards of the City of Poznań

 

 

 

 

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