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Instytut im. Jerzego Grotowskiego
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Elżbieta Rojek
 an actress, vocalist and cultural animator. She began her career as a singer with Orkiestra Mikołaja in 1986, exploring the musical traditions of Lemkos and Hutsuls. Between 1994 and 2005 she was an actress with the Gardzienice Centre for Theatre Practices, where, while developing the production Metamorphoses, she took an interest in ‘reconstructing’ theatrical gestures from classical iconography. In 2002, together with Dorota Porowska, she brought to life a dance project based on Ancient Greek iconography. In 2005, with Tomasz Rodowicz, Dorota Porowska and Maciej Rychły, she founded the Chorea Theatre Association. Since 2005, she has been associated with the Jan Józef Lipski University in Teremiski and with For Earth Association (Stowarzyszenie Dla Ziemi), which helps refugees, both children and adults.
She has appeared in Dancing Line (dir. Elżbieta Rojek, 2010), Petit Pets Petty Secrets (dir. Paweł Passini, 2010), Kaballah (dir. Paweł Passini, 2010), If (dir. Paweł Passini, 2010), Viva Mazovia (dir. Dariusz Skibiński, 2008), Monologue (dir. Daniel Bird and Anna Planeta, 2006), Theseus in the Labyrinth (dir. Elżbieta Rojek and Dorota Porowska, Chorea Theatre Association, 2005), Hode Galatan (dir. Jim Ennis and Tomasz Rodowicz, Gardzienice and Earthfall, 2003–2004), Metamorphoses (dir. Włodzimierz Staniewski, Gardzienice, 1998–2005), Carmina Burana as Viviana (dir. Włodzimierz Staniewski, Gardzienice, 1995–1998), Carmina Burana as a chorus singer (dir. Włodzimierz Staniewski, Gardzienice, 1992–1995), and The Life of the Archpriest Avvakum as a chorus singer (dir. Włodzimierz Staniewski, Gardzienice, 1992–1993).