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Jacek Krawczyk

Jacek Krawczyk - choreographer, actor-dancer, performer, teacher, member of the Dance and Ballet Section of Association Of Polish Artists Of The Theater, Film, Radio And Television. A graduate of the Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, he obtained an artist-dancer diploma, awarded by the Polish Artists Of The Theater, Film, Radio And Television, honored by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. Member of Polish Artists Of The Theater, Film, Radio And Television, FIA and EON. In 1988-1997 he was a teacher in the field of dynamics and art of movement, actor-dancer of Wojciech Misiuro's Theater of Expression. In 1998 he started artistic cooperation with Joanna Czajkowska and established the Sopot Dance Theater (until 2010 known as the Occasional Theater), in which they created over 50 performances.

As a dancer and choreographer, he collaborated with many alternative and institutional theaters: with The Witold Gombrowicz Municipal Theatre in Gdynia, the Entertainment Theater in Chorzów, the Small Theater in Warsaw, the Musical Theater in Gdynia, the New Theater in Słupsk, the Grand Theater in Poznań, the Baltic Opera in Gdańsk, the Grand Theater in Łódź and the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theater, the German Audio Gruppe, the French Teatro Artonik and the Goerlitz Tanz Theater. He has performed at many dance, theater and performative art festivals in Poland and in over 20 countries in Europe, Asia and South America (including China, Indonesia, Argentina, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria , Sweden, Finland, Russia, Hungary, Romania, Lithuania, Estonia, Moldova, Czech Republic, Slovenia, France, Austria). Five times he received a scholarship for creators of culture from the Marshal of the Pomeranian Voivodeship and multiple scholarships of the President of the City of Sopot. In 2006, he was nominated for the "Artist of the Year 2005" award in the Gazeta Wyborcza Trójmiasto poll. He is a winner of the Theater Award of the Marshal of the Pomeranian Voivodeship in 2005 for directing and choreography of two performances: "Square. Version 6 ” and “Helicopter Tanz Streichquartett ”. He received a scholarship of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage for 2006. In 2007, he received the honorary badge "Meritorious for Polish Culture" from the Minister of Culture and National Heritage. In the academic year 2006/2007 he led the faculty in "Dance and movement systems in culture" in the field of cultural studies at the University of Gdańsk. In the years 2008-2010 he worked as a lecturer in the field of dance theater at the Alternative Theater School of the Żak Club in Gdańsk. In the 2016/2017 academic year, he taught the subject of "Dance theater workshops - theory and practice" at the Department of Performing Arts, Faculty of Philology, University of Gdańsk. In 2017, he received an award in the field of culture and art - "Sopocka Muza". In 2019, honored by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage with the Bronze Medal for Merit to Culture - Gloria Artis. In 2020, he received a scholarship from the Minister of Culture and National Heritage - Online Culture. In 2020, he directed "The Seventh Seal", an experimental indie short film which received Award Winner at Independent Shorts Award, at Tokyo International Monthly Film Festival, at Heart International Italian Film Festival, at Eastern Europe International Movie Festival, at Mokkho International Film Festival, at Milan Gold Awards, at Golden Wheat Awards, at Indo French International Film Festival, at Halicarnassus Film Festival,at Calcuta International Cult Film Festival, at Dreamachine International Film Festival, at 8 & Halfilm Awards, at Fox International Film Festival, at Stanley Film Awards, at Emarald Peacock, at Golden Harvest Film Festival, at Cult Critic Movie Awards, at International Gold Awards, at Krimson Horyzon International Film Festival, at Black Mountain Film Festival, at Diamond Bell Film Festival, at Black Swan International Film Festival, at Singapore Indie Film Festival at Golden Horse Film Festival, at Virgin Spring Cinefest, at Europe Independent Movie Festival and received a nomination at AltFF Alternative Film Festival, at Indie Short Fest, and official selected at Amsterdam Freedom Independent IFF, at Sweden Film Awards, at Paradise Film Festival, at Paris Film Awards, at Hollywood Gold Awards, at New York Neorealism Film Awards, at Top Film Awards, at Cinematic European Film Festival, at Grand New York Film Award and Honorable Mention at Art Film Awards, at Athens International Monthly Art Film Festival and Florence Film Award.

Jacek Krawczyk
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