Anna Lewanowicz

Arts Manager(Poland)

Krakow Theatrical Reminiscences, Festival Director
Residency Period: from 3 February 2014 to 8 March 2014

■Research Outline

Research Theme Contemporary performing arts as a reflection on contemporary society
Brief Description of the Research Anna Lewanowicz researched contemporary theater and dance of Japan with an aim to change the perceptions of performing arts of Japan in Poland, and she had conversations with artists and arts managers in Japan in order to present Japanese artists in Krakow Theatrical Reminiscences and Dance Move Cities.


3 February 2014 Arrives in Japan
4 February 2014 to 7 March 2014 -Interviews artists and arts managers in Japan
-Visits Kyoto, Kobe and Yamaguchi
-Attends performances at TPAM in Yokohama, Kobe-Asia Contemporary Dance Festival and other theaters
7 February 2014 Public Talk at Morishita Studio
8 March 2014 Departs Japan

■Public Talk

Date 7 February 2014
Time 19:00-20:30
Place Studio B, Morishita Studio
Title An overview of Polish art scene on an example of Krakow.
Anna Lewanowicz gave a presentation on the current situation of culture in Poland with the example of Krakow, as well as Krakow Theatrical Reminiscences and emerging artists in Poland.

Anna Lewanowicz
Born in Poland

Anna Lewanowicz studied classical philology at Wroclaw University. She worked at the Brave Festival from 2005 and 2008 as a managing director and produced an international festival, The World as a Place of Truth, which marked the 10th anniversary of Jerzy Grotowski’s death at the Grotowski Institute in 2009. She worked at Krakow Theatrical Reminiscences as an associate festival director in 2010 and has been a festival director since 2011. In addition, she was a member of a programming council for the Plenary Meeting of IETM in 2010 and became a board member of Atelier for Young Festival Directors organized by European Festival Association in 2012.


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