Nowy Teatr


photo Maurycy Stankiewicz, Nowy Teatr

photo Maurycy Stankiewicz, Nowy Teatr

Nowy Teatr was born out of the work of Krzysztof Warlikowski, who radically opened up the art of theatre to important and often controversial issues, as well as to bold formal experiments.
Nowy Teatr seeks to expand the area of dialogue with the audience, not confining itself to theatre performances alone. It aims to be a place for a whole new artistic situation. An area where artists and curators are free to create. A space defined by people full of ideas.


Divine Comedy International Theatre Festival
2019, Kraków
Malta Festival
2019, Poznań



Nowy Teatr


  • Paweł Sakowicz Concept, choreography
  • Anna Met Set design
  • Anka Herbut Dramaturgy
  • Jacqueline Sobiszewski Lighting design
  • Lubomir Grzelak Music
  • Witek Orski Photography
  • Karolina Kraczkowska Created with and performed by
  • Agnieszka Kryst Created with and performed by
  • Ramona Nagabczyńska Created with and performed by
  • Iza Szostak Created with and performed by

Performance synopsis

In 1920, an informal conference of dance teachers in London created a new style: modern ball-room dance. The dances of the enslaved communities of Brazil, Haiti and Cuba were codified and became a form of popular entertainment for the upper middle class. Over time, samba, cha-cha, rumba, paso doble and jive became the Latin American ballroom dances and are still performed at dance competitions today.

Duration60 " Crew *12 Artists4
Premiere 2019-01-09, Warsaw
    loud music, strobe lights

* cast plus technical support

Promotional details
  • Producer: Nowy Teatr
  • Co-producer: ‘Widening the Field’, a choreography programme of Nowy Teatr and Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk, curator: Joanna Leśnierowska
  • Special thanks to the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art.
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