Dominik Więcek is a dancer. Born in 1992, he graduated from the Ludwik Solski Academy for the Dramatic Arts in Cracow – Dance Theatre Department in Bytom. He was awarded a scholarship from the Folkwang Universität der Künste in Essen. He has performed in pieces by directed by Jerzy Stuhr and Radosław Rychcik, and Dance in choreographies created by Jens van Daele, Giorgio Maddamma, Idan Cohen, Eryk Makohon, Sylwia Hefczyńska-Lewandowska and Jacek Łumiński. His original solo Złota rybka [Gold Fish] received awards the SoloDuo International Dance Festival in Budapest, and at the 3…2...1... DANCE! 2016Choreographic Competition. His solo Dominique, choreographed by Maciej Kuźmiński, won multiple awards and honourable mentions at festivals in Poland and abroad, among others in Gdańsk, Tarnów, Warsaw, Hannover and Stuttgart. Dominique was the winner of:
- two Audience Awards at the 20th Solo-Tanz-Theater Festival in Stuttgart (2016),
- 1st Prize at the Warsaw Dance Platform Choreographic Competition (2015),
- 2nd Prize and the Audience Award at the international competition “Solo Dance Contest” (2015),
- honourable mention from the jury comprised of Zofia Rudnicka, Witold Jurewicz, Ryszard Kalinowski in Tarnów at the “Make Move” Choreographic Competition, organised as part of the International Dance Theatres Festival “Open Stage” in Tarnów,
- two prizes for Maciej Kuźmiński at the 30th International Choreographic Competition in Hannover: 2nd prize awarded by the jury comprised of 12 members, and a commission to create a new production for Scapino Ballet, one of the most famous and oldest dance companies in Holland, based in Rotterdam.