Staff

Management

Director of Baj Theatre

Ewa Piotrowska

Show director who graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. From 2005 to 2008 she was the Artistic Director of Maska Theatre in Rzeszów. She has been running Baj Theatre since 2009. She has produced over 40 shows, both in Poland and internationally. She has won many awards at various theatre festivals, the prestigious Henryk Award for her remarkable achievements in puppet theatre, the Medal for Merit to Culture Gloria Artis, and the Order of the Smile.

Deputy Director for Administration and Technology

Wojciech Kasiak

Mechanical engineer who graduated from the Warsaw University of Technology. Since February 2009, he has been the Theatre’s Deputy Director for Administration and Technology.

Actors

Elżbieta Bieda

Graduated from the Puppet Theatre Acting School in Będzin. From 1984 to 1985, she worked as an actress in Lalka Theatre in Warsaw and has been working in Baj Theatre since 1985.

Elżbieta Bielińska

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. She has been working in Baj Theatre since 1984.

Marta Gryko-Sokołowska

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. In Baj Theatre since 2001.

Aneta Płuszka

Graduated from the Wrocław branch of the Ludwik Solski State Theatre School in Cracow, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. Actress in Baj Theatre since 1995.

Małgorzata Suzuki

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. From 1995 to 2000, she worked in Arlekin Puppet Theatre in Łódź, since 2000 she has been working in Baj Theatre.

Andrzej Bocian

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. Actor in Baj Theatre since 2001.

Marcin Marcinowicz

He has been working in Baj Threatre since 2004. To begin with, he was a trainee, and then, after passing his exams, he became an actor. He graduated from the Faculty of Theatre Studies at the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw.

Piotr Michalski

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art and he has been working in Baj Theatre since 1994.

Robert Płuszka

He graduated from The Leon Schiller National Film School in Łódź. Since 1996 actor in Baj Theatre.

GUEST APPEARANCES

Malwina Czekaj

Graduated from the Wrocław branch of the Ludwik Solski State Theatre School in Cracow, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. She has won the Leon Schiller Award. From 2015 to 2021, she was a full-time actress at Baj Theatre. And now she cooperates with our theatre as a guest actor.

Hanna Kinder-Kiss

From 1977 to 1979, she was a trainee in Guliwer Puppet Theatre in Warsaw. She has been working at Baj Theatre since 1979, at the beginning as a trainee, and then, after passing her exams in 1980, as an actress. Since 2020 cooperates with Baj as a guest actress.

Małgorzata Nowacka

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. Guest actress in Baj Theatre since 2020.

Jan Plewako

An actor and professor at the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, at the Faculty of Puppetry Art. He has brought up many generations of puppeteers. On stage for more than 50 years. He took his first steps in the Puppet Theatre in Wałbrzych in 1955. After that he worked in puppet theatres in Wrocław, Białystok and the Guliwer Puppet Theatre in Warsaw. From 1985 to 2010, he was a full-time actor at Baj Theatre. And now, he cooperates with our theatre as a guest actor.

Karol Czarnowicz

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. Guest actor in Baj Theatrse since 2020.

Michał Karczewski

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. Guest actor in Baj Theatre since 2016.

Paweł Majchrowski

Graduated from the Wrocław branch of the Ludwik Solski State Theatre School in Cracow, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. Guest actor in Baj Theatre since 2017.

Marek Zimakiewicz

Graduated from the Wrocław branch of the Ludwik Solski State Theatre School in Cracow, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. From 2010 to 2021, he was a full-time actor at Baj Theatre. And now he cooperates with our theatre as a guest actor.

stage manager

Karolina Zbrożek

TECHNICAL TEAM

Robert Kowalczyk – chief of technical department

Grzegorz Mańko – electroacoustician
Paweł Wilewski – electroacoustician

Tymoteusz Bala – lighting technician-assembler

Dominik Jagliński – stage assembler
Mateusz Paczek – stage assembler

Jan Zieliński – stage operation specialist
Łukasz Kuczyński – stage operation specialist

Dorota Jędras– theatre crafts specialist
Bożena Michalak – theatre crafts specialist
Paweł Zglinicki – theatre craftsman – carpenter

THEATRE ADMINISTRATION

Anna Jędrzejewska – chief accountant
Krystyna Kałuska – deputy chief accountant
Karolina Kryśko – accounting specialist

Bartłomiej Maciński – accounting assistant

Monika Szustak – HR specialist and office manager

 

Programming department

Beata Kalinowska – chief programming specialist
Maciej Górnicki-Olszewski – organisation and programming specialist

AUDIENCE AND PROMOTION COORDINATION DEPARTMENT

Joanna Wojciechowska – promotion specialist

Katarzyna Grabowska – audience coordinator and customer service specialist
Teresa Konrad – audience coordinator
Marlena Alka – customer service specialist

Magdalena Orłowska – ticket vendor

Management

Director of Baj Theatre

Ewa Piotrowska

Show director who graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. From 2005 to 2008 she was the Artistic Director of Maska Theatre in Rzeszów. She has been running Baj Theatre since 2009. She has produced over 40 shows, both in Poland and internationally. She has won many awards at various theatre festivals, the prestigious Henryk Award for her remarkable achievements in puppet theatre, the Medal for Merit to Culture Gloria Artis, and the Order of the Smile.

Deputy Director for Administration and Technology

Wojciech Kasiak

Mechanical engineer who graduated from the Warsaw University of Technology. Since February 2009, he has been the Theatre’s Deputy Director for Administration and Technology.

Actors

Elżbieta Bieda

Graduated from the Puppet Theatre Acting School in Będzin. From 1984 to 1985, she worked as an actress in Lalka Theatre in Warsaw and has been working in Baj Theatre since 1985.

Elżbieta Bielińska

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. She has been working in Baj Theatre since 1984.

Marta Gryko-Sokołowska

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. In Baj Theatre since 2001.

Aneta Płuszka

Graduated from the Wrocław branch of the Ludwik Solski State Theatre School in Cracow, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. Actress in Baj Theatre since 1995.

Małgorzata Suzuki

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. From 1995 to 2000, she worked in Arlekin Puppet Theatre in Łódź, since 2000 she has been working in Baj Theatre.

Andrzej Bocian

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. Actor in Baj Theatre since 2001.

Marcin Marcinowicz

He has been working in Baj Threatre since 2004. To begin with, he was a trainee, and then, after passing his exams, he became an actor. He graduated from the Faculty of Theatre Studies at the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw.

Piotr Michalski

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art and he has been working in Baj Theatre since 1994.

Robert Płuszka

He graduated from The Leon Schiller National Film School in Łódź. Since 1996 actor in Baj Theatre.

GUEST APPEARANCES

Malwina Czekaj

Graduated from the Wrocław branch of the Ludwik Solski State Theatre School in Cracow, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. She has won the Leon Schiller Award. From 2015 to 2021, she was a full-time actress at Baj Theatre. And now she cooperates with our theatre as a guest actor.

Hanna Kinder-Kiss

From 1977 to 1979, she was a trainee in Guliwer Puppet Theatre in Warsaw. She has been working at Baj Theatre since 1979, at the beginning as a trainee, and then, after passing her exams in 1980, as an actress. Since 2020 cooperates with Baj as a guest actress.

Małgorzata Nowacka

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. Guest actress in Baj Theatre since 2020.

Jan Plewako

An actor and professor at the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, at the Faculty of Puppetry Art. He has brought up many generations of puppeteers. On stage for more than 50 years. He took his first steps in the Puppet Theatre in Wałbrzych in 1955. After that he worked in puppet theatres in Wrocław, Białystok and the Guliwer Puppet Theatre in Warsaw. From 1985 to 2010, he was a full-time actor at Baj Theatre. And now, he cooperates with our theatre as a guest actor.

Karol Czarnowicz

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. Guest actor in Baj Theatrse since 2020.

Michał Karczewski

Graduated from the Białystok branch of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. Guest actor in Baj Theatre since 2016.

Paweł Majchrowski

Graduated from the Wrocław branch of the Ludwik Solski State Theatre School in Cracow, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. Guest actor in Baj Theatre since 2017.

Marek Zimakiewicz

Graduated from the Wrocław branch of the Ludwik Solski State Theatre School in Cracow, from the Faculty of Puppetry Art. From 2010 to 2021, he was a full-time actor at Baj Theatre. And now he cooperates with our theatre as a guest actor.

stage manager

Karolina Zbrożek

TECHNICAL TEAM

Robert Kowalczyk – chief of technical department

Grzegorz Mańko – electroacoustician
Paweł Wilewski – electroacoustician

Tymoteusz Bala – lighting technician-assembler

Dominik Jagliński – stage assembler
Mateusz Paczek – stage assembler

Jan Zieliński – stage operation specialist
Łukasz Kuczyński – stage operation specialist

Dorota Jędras– theatre crafts specialist
Bożena Michalak – theatre crafts specialist
Paweł Zglinicki – theatre craftsman – carpenter

THEATRE ADMINISTRATION

Anna Jędrzejewska – chief accountant
Krystyna Kałuska – deputy chief accountant
Karolina Kryśko – accounting specialist

Bartłomiej Maciński – accounting assistant

Monika Szustak – HR specialist and office manager

 

Programming department

Beata Kalinowska – chief programming specialist
Maciej Górnicki-Olszewski – organisation and programming specialist

AUDIENCE AND PROMOTION COORDINATION DEPARTMENT

Joanna Wojciechowska – promotion specialist

Katarzyna Grabowska – audience coordinator and customer service specialist
Teresa Konrad – audience coordinator
Marlena Alka – customer service specialist

Magdalena Orłowska – ticket vendor