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Young artists return to the competition

Returning to its original programming formula, the 19th edition of the Interpretations Festival of the Art of Directing 2018 in Katowice is going to present the works by the youngest generation of Polish theatre directors, who will compete for the Laurel of Conrad Swinarski, the patron of the Interpretations Festival. We wanted the Interpretations to […]

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Winners do not rest on their laurels. History of the festival

 The first edition of the Interpretations came with high hopes and just as much concern. However, the idea had been appreciated, the audience had showed great interest and the festival had been well organized. The Interpretations were supported with the funds of the City of Katowice (which always comes with the obvious trouble), which believed […]

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Winnter of the Interpretations in the past

1998 Anna Augustynowicz for directing the play “Moja wątroba jest bez sensu” by Werner Schwab at Teatr Współczesny in Szczecin 1999 Grzegorz Jarzyna for staging Witold Gombrowicz’s dramas: “Iwona, księżniczka Burgunda” at the National Stary Theatre in Kraków and “Historia” at Teatr Telewizji 2001 Remigiusz Brzyk for directing the play “Czarownice z Salem” by Arthur […]

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Judges of the Interpretations 2018

 Ewa Braun A stage designer, interior decorator and costume designer, she began to work on film and TV productions while still studying at the Warsaw University. She was responsible for the visual setting and costumes for the major Polish directors, including Wojciech Jerzy Has (“Nieciekawa historia” and “Pismak”), Janusz Majewski (“Zazdrość i medycyna”, “Zaklęte rewiry”, […]

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What is the art of directing? Experts will tell us

Why do we even want to talk about the ‘art of directing’? What is the ‘art of directing’? This issue being the central theme of the nationwide festival held for 20 years now would imply that there might be a definition one can rely on. After all, both jury members and the audience, making judgements […]