The 20th Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

32 companies / 21 musicians
from all over the world

29th July – 7th August

The 20th Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

Artists

Remarkable personalities, great directors and artists who are changing the face of theatre will gather for the festival’s jubilee year.
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Stanisław Soyka

Musician


Musician

Stanisław
Soyka

Polish jazz vocalist, pianist, composer.

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Krzysztof Garbaczewski

Director


Director

Krzysztof
Garbaczewski

Theatre director, set designer and author of adaptations and a graduate of Theatre Directing at the State Higher Theatrical School in Kraków.

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Tim Etchells

Director


Director

Tim
Etchells

Tim Etchells is an artist and a writer based in the UK whose work shifts between performance, visual art and fiction. He has worked in a wide variety of contexts, notably as the leader of the world-renowned Sheffield-based performance group Forced Entertainment.


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Romeo Castellucci

Director


Director

Romeo
Castellucci

He is known all over the world, his works have been presented in more than fifty different countries.

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Anna Augustynowicz

Director


Director

Anna
Augustynowicz

Polish theater director. Since 1992 artistic director of the Contemporary Theatre in Szczecin.

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Caroll Vanwelden

Musician


Musician

Caroll
Vanwelden

A charismatic jazz singer and pianist from Belgium.

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Silviu Purcărete

Director


Director

Silviu
Purcărete

He is closely connected to the National Theatre of Craiova, Romania, where he has directed many successful performances, among them Shakespeare adaptations.


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Nava Zuckerman

Director


Director

Nava
Zuckerman

She graduated from the Kibbutzim College of Education’s Movement School and founded the Tmuna Theater Ensemble in 1981, where she has been the theatre’s artistic director since its establishment.

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Barbara Wysocka

Director


Director

Barbara
Wysocka

Barbara Wysocka is an actor and director. A graduate of the Faculty of Acting and Theatre Directing at the Higher Theatrical School in Kraków.

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Arash Dadgar

Director


Director

Arash
Dadgar

Arash Dadgar is a teacher, actor, director, dramaturg .

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Anna Król

Director


Director

Anna
Król

Graduate of the Faculty of Knowledge about Theatre at Warsaw’s Theatrical Academy. Creator and Director of the Big Book Festival.


The 20th Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

About the Festival

The Gdansk Shakespeare Festival is an international platform for artists to interact with the European public. Outstanding new renditions of classic Shakespeare plays, critic debates, workshops, as well as a plethora of other accompanying events such as concerts, exhibitions, performances, street dances, stand-up comedy, meetings with the artists and open rehearsals.



Box Office

Tickets

Buy your tickets at the GST box office, online or at the door one hour before the show starts. Online ticket sales for ShakespeareOFF will close 24 hrs before the performance.

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Tricity

Venues

The events of the 20th Gdansk Shakespeare Festival will take place in different venues in Tricity. Our map will help you get around and find all the festival’s events.

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