Jolanta Janiczak

playwright
Jolanta Janiczak

Graduate of Psychology at the Jagiellonian University and Lart studio. Dramatist and playwright. The author of plays, including James Bond: Pigs do not see the stars (Wałbrzych 2010), Joanna the Crazy: The Queen (Kielce 2011), Ophelia (Toruń 2011), So said Michael J (Gdańsk 2012), The Towiańczyks: Kings of the clouds (Krakow 2014) and Dwarf, down and other elements in co-production with the Divine Comedy Festival (2012). Since 2008 she has been working as a playwright with Victor Rubin; their joint theatre shows (Killing the Second Dog by Marek Hłasko, The Elementary Particles Michel Houellebecq and The Doll Bolesław Prus, awarded at the Opole Theatre Confrontations, 2009) are present at all the important festivals in Poland. In 2013, her text Empress Catherine was in the finale of the Gdynia Dramatic Arts Awards. Winner of Paszporty Polityki in 2013 and the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage "Young Poland" scholarship in 2014.