Anna Róża Burzyńska

Department of Theatre, Jagiellonian University

Theatre scholar, assistant lecturer, theatre and music critic, editor, translator, curator. In 2009, she received her Ph.D. for the dissertation Twórczość dramatyczna Stanisława Grochowiaka w kontekście jego poezji [The dramatic oeuvre of Stanisław Grochowiak read in context of his poetry]. Since 2010, she has been working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Theatre at the Jagiellonian University (main interests: contemporary European theatre and Polish and German drama of 19th and 20th century). Associate of the Goethe Institute in Kraków, where she worked as a curator of Polish-German theatre projects. She also cooperates with the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Jerzy Grotowski Institute and with Cricoteka.  Since 2000 Editor of the “Didaskalia” theatre journal, in years 2004–2010 critic for the  “Tygodnik Powszechny” weekly (years 2007–2008 – also working in editorial team of the weekly). Author of the books Mechanika cudu (2005), The Classics and the Troublemakers. Theatre Directors from Poland (2008), Maska twarzy (2011) and Małe dramaty (2012) and numerous articles and reviews that have appeared in newspapers, journals and collected volumes in Poland and abroad (e.g. in. „Theater”, „Theater der Zeit”, „Scènes” and „ТЕАТР"). As a drama writer, she worked with Stefan Kaegi, Lars Jan and Barbara Wysocka.