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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. 

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