Hanna Chojnacka is a choreographer, director, and educator. She is a graduate of the Warsaw Ballet School and the Fryderyk Chopin University in Warsaw (teaching ballet). She is an esteemed teacher of character dance, choreographer, and opera director.
Her choreographies include the children’s show Leśna królewna (The Forest Princess) by Jan Fotek and her own Pejzażnocą (Landscape at Night) shown at the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera for many years, Grieg’s Peer Gynt, her own Flamenco, Love, and Death (Wrocław Opera), Augustyn Bloch’s A Soundly Sleeping Beauty (for television), and Ludomir Różycki’s Pan Twardowski (Kraków Opera). She has also created many small-scale choreographies for ballet school students. She works as a choreographer with opera houses and theatres. She teaches at the Academy of Music in Warsaw. Her major opera projects include Ludus Danielis, Ignacy J. Paderewski’s Manru, Marco da Gagliano’s Daphne, and Marta Ptaszyńska’s opera for children Mr Marimba at the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera; Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin and Handel’s Xerxes at the Musical Theatre in Gdynia; Moniuszko’s Halka, Handel’s Sosarme, and Puccini’s La Bohème at the Baltic Opera in Gdańsk; Bizet’s Carmen and Cimarosa’s The Secret Marriage at the Kraków Opera; Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Wrocław Opera.