Opera Bałtycka

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Wojciech Warszawski

Wojciech Warszawski

Ballet director

Dancer, graduate of the Warsaw State Ballet School, student of Zygmunt Sidła. Immediately after school, he was involved in the Grand Theater group, and in 1988 he became a soloist. The artist's œuvre includes such parts as Rotbart and Spanish Dance in Swan Lake, Hilarion in Giselle, Drosselmeyer in Nutcracker, Espada in Don Quixote and Widow Simone in The Wayward Daughter. He performed in the Bournonville's divertissement Napoli and in Guseva's Sleeping Beauty. He successfully performed parts in contemporary ballets: Adam in After Eden by John Butler, Tytus in Chopin's Muses in choreography of Wołk-Karaczewski, Putyfar in Legend of Józef in the version of Wesołowski and Prince Griemin in Cranko's Onegin. In Krzysztof Penderecki's Black Mask, he created the silent role of Mask. He danced on Italian stages with the ensemble of the outstanding Roman ballerina Margherita Parrilli; he partnered her as Don José in the suite Carmen choreographed by Albert Alonso. He performed with the Warsaw ballet not only at the headquarters and on national stages, but also in Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, France, Greece, Spain, the Netherlands, Canada, Taiwan and Great Britain. In 2009 he ended his stage career, but he became interested in choreographic work. Together with Iwona Runowska-Badurek, he produced Cinderella by Sergei Prokofiev with the Opera Nova ballet company in Bydgoszcz.