Liwia Bargieł is a dancer and choreographer. Having graduated from the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance in London, UK, she collaborated with the Warsaw Dance Theatre. In 2010–12 she was part of the Mala Duet together with Magda Grabowska. The duo’s works – Tam o piątej (Five o'clock at the place) and Co widzisz? (What do you see?) – have been shown at a range of festivals in Poland and abroad. She has choreographed Ce bordel fORmiDaBLE/ extravaganza and Joanna Szalona. Królowa [Queen Joanna the Mad] directed by Waldemar Raźniak.
In 2012 Bargieł was chosen for the first time to take part in the Residency/Premiere programme of Club Żak in Gdańsk. It resulted in the solo O mnie i trochę o Tobie (About me and a little bit about you), created together with Pia Meuthen, which was presented at festivals in Poland and abroad. In 2014 she won the competition to take part in the programme yet again, and created, under the mentorship of Martin Sonderkamp, Love Song, a performance/installation inspired by the life of Sylvia Plath.
Since 2013 she has been dancing for the Groteska Theatre in Kraków, starring in Caroline Finn-Fischer’s choreography Przemiany [Transformations], among other pieces.
Since 2012 Bargieł has been collaborating with the Aleksander Zelwerowicz National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw. She has designed stage movement for two graduation performances: Zimowa opowieść (Winter’s Tale) directed by Cezary Morawki and Ecce Homo directed by Krzysztof Majchrzak.