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Creator & Director of Polish Dance Network
Born in 1985 Maciej Kuźmiński is a choreographer, educator and producer. In addition to the Polish Dance Network, he also initiated and coordinated "Project 2/3" - a residential exchange between Poland and Luxembourg, the Rozbieg dance art festival, and two educational projects "Think Move Dance" as part of the "Thought in Motion" programme by the Institute of Music and Dance. He produced and organized tours of his own works "Difference and Repetition", "Archipelago" and "After Before". In the years 2016-2018 artistic director of the Caro Dance Theater in Siedlce. His independent productions form the repertoire of Maciej Kuźmiński Company.
Maciej Kuźmiński's performances, formally and drawing on a dynamic movement language, have been presented over 150 times in 20 countries since 2014. He has won several awards for choreography, including the prestigious Audience Award at the Polish Dance Platform 2014 for the performance Room 40, the 2nd Prize and the Scapino Ballett Production Award at the International Choreographic Competition in Hannover in 2016, and the 1st Prize, the Critical Award and Special Award at the 2017 international choreographic miniature competition in Belgrade, Serbia for the solo Dominique. His work Repetition represented Poland in the official program of the Internationale Tanzmesse NRW 2016 in Düsseldorf. Recently, the winner of the Regensrburg Tanz Production Prize for solo I fought Piranhas at the International Choreographic Competition in Hannover in 2018.
Guest Choreographer for:
Scapino Ballet Rotterdam, Netherlands, Regensburg Tanz Theatre, Germany, Bytom Rozbark Theatre, Poland, Bitef Dance Company, Belgrade. Choreographer of Dissertation works for Trinity Laban in London, UK, Belgrade Dance Institute in Serbia, Belarussian State Art School in Minsk. Currently working on a new piece for the Polish Dance Theatre, to eb premiered November 2019.
Guest Teacher at Codarts Rotterdam, Trinity Laban London, University of Calgary, Canada, Bytom Dance Theatre Departament of the National Theatre Academy.
Maciej Kuźmiński graduated with Distinction from the MA Choreography studies at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, and with 1st Degree from BA Dance Theatre, also from Trinity Laban Conservatoire in London.