VIII Międzynarodowe Prezentacje Teatru Sztuki Mimu
VIII International Mime Art Theatre Presentations
Author and artistic director - Stefan Niedziałkowski
Organized by: Mazovia Institute of Culture in Warsaw/Poland
Dates: 21st & 22nd May 2016
This year the artist invited by Stefan Niedziałkowski is JIDAI. That won't be any regular workshops for the students, the workshops will be leaded only for the public after performance, during the lecture demonstration of the artists.
|21/05/2016 at 19:00 hours|
22/05/2016 at 19:00 hours|
outstanding mime artist. Actor, director, choreographer, author of screenplays for mime theatre, teacher. In the years 1964-1975 actor of the Wrocławski Teatr Pantomimy Henryka Tomaszewskiego (Wroclaw Pantomime Theatre of Henryk Tomaszewski), from 1975 initiator, co-founder and actor of the Mime Scene by the Warszawska Opera Kameralna (Warsaw Chamber Opera). In the years 1979-1993 he is an active mime artist in the USA. He opens a mime school in Manhattan and creates his own pantomime ensemble. He is often invited by Marcel Marceau to give lectures in the famous school Ecole Internationale de Mimodrame de Paris Marcel Marceau. In 1994 he becomes artistic director of the Warszawski Teatr Pantomimy (Warsaw Pantomime Theatre) in the Państwowy Teatr Żydowski im. E. R. Kamińskiej (E. R. Kamińska State Jewish Theatre) in Warsaw and sets up the Mimes Studio in the Teatr na Woli im. Tadeusza Łomnickiego (T. Łomnicki Theatre “in the Wola District”) in Warsaw. He is the originator and creator of The International Mime Art Festival. In the years 2000- 2004 he was the artistic director of this Festival. The Mimes Studio of Stefan Niedziałkowski has been in operation at Mazovia Institute of Culture in Warsaw since 2005.
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For a long time, he has been performing Pantomime on the streets which he learnt by himself. One day, he met with Terry Press - Canadian Mime artist who was the best student of Stefan Niedzialkowski and his assistant - and started to learn Art Mime from Terry Press. After 10 years of learning Art Mime, he started his work in earnest as he felt “Mime is my life”.
Through teaching Art Mime in Japan (Currently, JIDAI is the only one who is able to teach Art Mime in Japan) for 14 years, he started JIDAI ORGANIC MIME in 2010. He founded "JAPAN ART MIME SOCIETY " in 2012, and became the chairman.
His pieces are known as poetic and surreal. He has also been working on and researching Fujima style Classical Japanese Dance Nihon-Buyo for 16 years, Brakedance for 9 years, Martial Arts, and different kinds of Body works.
His directing, based on his research, is gaining an established reputation. In 2010 and 2012, he was invited by Stefan Niedzialkowski as a guest teacher for International Mime Art Theatre Workshops “Silence of the Body/Milczące Ciało” in Warsaw, Poland.
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Presentations, premiere and workshops for the public will take place in Mazovia Institute of Culture in Warsaw/Poland on 21th and 22th of May 2016.