Błażej Peszekactor, academic teacher, director
(b. 1970) – he graduated from an acting school (Ludwik Solski Academy for the Dramatic Arts /PWST/ in Krakow) 22 years ago. Shortly after this, he started co-operation with Dorota Pomykała in a theatre studio in Katowice. There, for a few years, he conducted acting classes for young people who are professional actors today (Agata Buzek, Sonia Bohosiewicz, Aleksandra Popławska). He also ran theatre workshops in Poland and abroad (Japan). He also performed on stages of the Juliusz Słowacki Theatre, the Stary Theatre, the Nowy Theatre in Łódź. Having acquired further experience, he accepted an offer to conduct stage and prose classes in LartStudio ran by Leszek Zdybał; he also taught in the Private Secondary School of General Education no. 9 with a theatre specialisation. After around five years, he accepted an offer of co-operation with PWST in Kraków from its rector Krzysztof Globisz. For a few years, he has conducted stage and prose classes in PWST in Kraków at the Faculty of Dance Theatre in Bytom. He also collaborated as an assistant director with Mikołaj Grabowski and Jan Klata. He conducted theatre workshops under the direction of Prof. Monika Rasiewicz in PWST. He directed a play Pojedynek – zabawa w detektywa [A duel - Paling a detective], Karol Kurpiński's opera Zamek na Czorsztynie czyli Bojomir i Wanda [The Castle of Czorsztyn, or Bojomir and Wanda] with a premiere in the Warsaw Chamber Opera and Meblościanka [A wall unit set] by Paulina Danecka and Tomasz Jękot, currently in the repertoire of the Silesian Theatre in Katowice.
fot. Jacek Taran