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Janusz Orlik MUTE
Janusz Orlik, Mute, fot. Michal Luczak
a state of constant fear, uncertainty, threat, needs and exclusion ... surrounded by events we are trying to make sense of people we are no longer able to communicate with ... exhausted by being physically, emotionally and mentally provoked ... a world in which actions speak louder than words and words are no longer heard ... where we are not willing to see and we are afraid to look
directed, choreographed, performed and designed by: Janusz Orlik
light design: Janusz Orlik, Łukasz Kędzierski
composed by: Alex Catona
technical realisation: Łukasz Kędzierski
production: Janusz Orlik
co-production: Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk, Michał Łuczak
realized with: a scholarship grant from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage
Janusz Orlik, performer, choreographer, dance practitioner. After graduating from the Ballet School in Warsaw he studied at Brucknerkonservatorium Linz, Austria. His own choreographic works include “Exérèse monobloc”, “and thy neighbour as thyself”, “Live on stage”, “The Rite of Spring”, “Mute” and “Insight” (Special Award of The Minister of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland for the best choreography granted as part of the Polish Dance Platform 2014). Since 2002 he is a core member of Vincent Dance Theatre. He collaborated with Joanna Leśnierowska, Nigel Charnock, Rosalind Crisp, Isabelle Schad and Ugo Dehaes among others. Janusz delivers movement and choreographic workshops in various venues, dance schools and community centres in Poland and abroad.