Press Announcement Swinarski Award 2021

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„Teatr” Awards Jury including: Jacek Cieślak, Katarzyna Flader-Rzeszowska, Jacek Kopciński (chair), and Jacek Wakar have decided to give

Konrad Swinarski award for the best director in the 2020/2021 season receives

Luk Perceval for directing 3SISTERS based on the Anton Chekhov’s drama in TR Warszawa and in Narodowy Teatr Stary in Cracow

The other nominees in this category include: Wojciech Faruga for directing Matka Joanna od Aniołów based on the Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz’s short story in the National Theatre in Warsaw Katarzyna Kalwat for directing Powrot do Reims based on Didier Eribon’s autobiography in Teatr Łaźnia Nowa in Cracow and Teatr Nowy in Warsaw Łukasz Kos for directing Fanny and Alexander based on Ingmar Bergman’s script in Helena Modrzejewska Theater in Legnica Radek Stępień for directing Matka based on the Stanisława Ignacego Witkiewicz’s drama in Teatr Nowy in Poznań


Aleksander Zelwerowicz Award for the best actress in the 2020/2021 season receives

Danuta Stenka for the role of Charlotte in Sonata jesienna (Autumn Sonata) based on the Ingmar Bergman’s script directed by Grzegorz Wiśniewski in Teatr Narodowy in Warsaw

Aleksander Zelwerowicz Award for the best actor in the 2020/2021 season receives

Marcin Czarnik for two roles in Jana Klata’s theatre productions: Newton in Lazarus by David Bowie and Endy Walsh in Teatr Muzyczny Capitol in Wrocław and a protagonist in Dług (A Debt) based on David Graeber’s novel in Teatr Nowy Proxima in Cracow

„Teatr” Special Award receives

Jacek Głomb


For his long-standing, consistent and creative management of Helena Modrzejewska Theatre in Legnica. Under his leadership this theater has earned its place on the theatrical map of Poland becoming a unique place where ambitious artistic message plays along with the needs of the local audience and universal human dramas find forms corresponding with the experience of a common man.