Komuna Warszawa

Części ciała

Body Parts,
photo Katarzyna Szugajew

Części ciała
Body Parts,
photo Katarzyna Szugajew

Komuna Warszawa is one of the most important independent avant-garde theatres in Poland. In its original, text-based works, Komuna Warszawa explores key issues of the contemporary world, ceaselessly seeking new forms and means of expression. Komuna Warszawa has taken part in some of the most important festivals in Poland and the world, performing at such venues as La MaMa in New York City, HAU in Berlin or 104Centquatre in Paris.


Performing New Europe Festiwal / SZENE Salzburg
2020, Salzburg

Body Parts


Ramona Nagabczyńska


  • Ramona Nagabczyńska Choreography
  • Mateusz Szymanówka Dramaturgical support
  • Agata Siniarska Dramaturgical support
  • Jędrzej Jęcikowski Lighting
  • Nagi Gianni Props, video
  • Philippe Riéra Artistic mentorship
  • Ramona Nagabczyńska Text
  • Witek Orski Photography
  • Jakub de Barbaro Graphic design
  • Grzegorz Tomczewski Producer

Performance synopsis

‘Body Parts’ is the outcome of a choreographic fascination with the face. The performance looks into both its anatomy and physiology and its ability to be an ever-changing image which generates meaning, emotion and identity. Traditionally, the face is considered to be the interface of a human being’s psyche and its discourse is charged with romantic phrases. Meanwhile, as with any other body part, its use and reception changes under the weight of history and specific cultural norms.

Duration45" Crew *3 Artists1
Premiere 2019-11-09, Warsaw
    mature language

* cast plus technical support

Promotional details
  • Premiere: 9th November 2019, Komuna Warszawa
  • Production: Burdąg Foundation
  • Partners: Centrum w Ruchu, CSW Zamek Ujazdowski, Buda Kortrijk, Lubelski Teatr Tańca, Tanzfabrik Berlin, Komuna//Warszawa
  • Produced with the support of the Municipality of Warsaw
  • The artist is supported by the apap (advancing performing arts project) Network. The project was co-financed by the EU ‘Creative Europe’ programme.
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