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NATALIA BABIŃSKA

theatre director, composer, music theorist, scriptwriter, teacher





Graduated from Karol Szymanowski PSM (high music school) majoring in violin and in 2001 graduated with distinction from the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Departament of Composition, Conducting and Music Theory. She holds a diploma (with distinction) in directing from the Warsaw Theatre Academy (2006). Natalia Babinska directed over 20 various plays: dramas, operas, artistic experiments, students' performances. She composed music to 4 theatre performances, tv theatre and tv movies. She is also an author of 10 scripts for theatre and movie. She has got the Polish Academy of Science diploma of Managment in Cultural Sector. In 2007 she founded company "Natalia Babinska" .

PRIZES (selected)
Music

  • First Prize in the frist National Early Music Competition (with DEKAMERON early music consort, 1998)

  • Second Prize in the National Competiton for the best MA Dissertation written by Music Academy graduates for a dissertation on Lerdahl & Jackendoff's Generative Theory of Tonal Music (2002)

Theatre

  • Honourable mention during the International Festival of Theatre and Visual Arts Zdarzenia Tczew-Europe in 2003 for AmorEi performance

  • First Prize at the Monodrama Overview in Stara Prochoffnia Theatre in Warsaw in 2005 for Sheherzade's Nights performance,

  • First Prize at the Small Theatres Festival in Lublin in 2006 for Sheherzade's Nights performance



  • Golden Mask for the best performance in season 2013/2014 for IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA



THE CALENDAR OF IMPORTANT COMPOSITIONS FOR THEATRE AND MOVIE
  • PUŁAPKA. Fragmenty/The Trap. Fragments. Dir. Natalia Babinska. Premiere of the performance: 2002


  • LADY M. Sketches of Macbeth. Dir. Natalia Babinska. Premiere of the performance: 2005


  • GNIAZDO HANBY/the Nest of Shame. Dir. Maciej Wojtyszko. Tv movie 2005


  • KRAINA KŁAMCZUCHÓW/The Land of Liars. Dir. Maciej Wojtyszko. Version from the Juliusz Slowacki Theatre, Cracow 2005


  • TAK MIAŁO BYĆ/ This Was Supposed to Happen. Dir. Agnieszka Trzos. Tv movie, TVP 2005


  • ALE SIĘ KRĘCI/Rolling! Dir. Maciej Wojtyszko. Tv movie, POLSAT 2006


  • KRAINA KŁAMCZUCHÓW/The Land of Liars. Dir. Maciej Wojtyszko. Version from Teatr Polski, Warsaw 2010


  • POWIDOKI. Dir. Maciej Wojtyszko. Tv theatre, TVP 2010


  • Juliusz Słowacki - BALLADYNA. Premiere: November 2013


  • Gioachino Rossini - CYRULIK SEWILSKI. Premiere: January 2014


  • Imre Kálmán - Gräfin Mariza. Premiere: June 2014


  • Giuseppe Verdi - RIGOLETTO. Premiere: October 2014


THE CALENDAR OF THEATRE WORKS DIRECTED BY NATALIA BABINSKA
  • Tadeusz Rozewicz - PULAPKA. Fragmenty/the Trap. Fragments. Premiere April 2002 Theatre Academy, Warsaw


  • AMOREI. Premiere: September 2003, International Festival of Theatre and Visual Arts Zdarzenia Tczew-Europe


  • NOCE SZEHEREZADY/Sheherzade's Nights. Premiere: October 2004 Theatre Academy, Warsaw


  • LADY M. The sketches of Macbeth. Premiere: April 2005 Theatre Academy, Warsaw


  • J.S. Bach - COFFEE CANTATA BWV 211, PEASANT CANTATA BWV 212.Premiere: September 2005 the Barok Forum Festival, Warsaw


  • Jakub Boryczka - KOMÓRKOWE LOVE/Mobile Love. Premiere: April 2006 the Jan Kochanowski Theatre, Radom


  • DIABEŁ W HADESIE/Devil in Hades (students' performance).Premiere: May 2006, the Independence Museum, Warsaw


  • ROZANIEC/Rosary (students' performance). Premiere: April 2007, the Reformed Church, Warsaw


  • HEJ, HEJ, KOMENDANCIE/Hey, hey Commanding Officer. Premiere: November 2007, Teatr Polski, Warsaw


  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi - LA SERVA PADRONA. Premiere: December 2007 M25, Warsaw


  • NOC LISTOPADOWA. PROBY/The November's Night. Rehearsals (students' performance).Premiere: April 2008 the Independence Museum, Warsaw


  • Lanie Robertson - LADY DAY - Billie Holiday. Premiere: September 2008 Teatr Rozrywki, Chorzow


  • SUITE. Premiere: December 2008 Theatre Stara Prochownia, Warsaw


  • Stanislaw Moniuszko - FLIS. Comic Opera (students' performance). Premiere: May 2009 the Aleksander Wegierka Theatre, Bialystok


  • FARINELLA & CHOPIN International Project. Wordless scenes to Music of Chopin. International cooperation of theatre academies. Premiere: September 2009 the Collegium Nobilium Theatre, Warsaw


  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi - LA SERVA PADRONA. Premiere: January 2010 the Opera, Poznan


  • Stanislaw Moniuszko - HALKA. Premiere: April 2010 National Opera in Warsaw


  • Joseph Haydn - DER APOTHEKER (students' performance). Premiere: March 2011 Academy of Music, Poznan


  • MOZART. Homage a Pina Bausch. First opera experiment (students' performance). Premiere: March 2011 The Castle in Poznan


  • Gaetano Donizetti - L'ELISIR D'AMORE. Fragments (students' performance). Premiere: April 2011 Academy of Music, Poznan


  • Karol Kurpinski - ZAMEK NA CZORSZTYNIE/The Castle in Czorsztyn (students? performance). Premiere: February 2012 Academy of Music, Poznan


  • Johann Simon Mayr - DEMETRIO. Premiere: March 2012, Opera in Poznan


  • Wolfgang Amadeusz Mozart - CZARODZIEJSKI FLET/The Magic Flute (students' performance). Premiere: April 2012, Teatr Polski in Poznan


  • Stanislaw Moniuszko - HALKA. Premiere: April 2013, Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz


CALENDAR OF ASSISTANTSHIPS
  • Gioacchino Rossini - IL VIAGGIO AL REIMS. Dir. Tomasz Konina. Premiere: April 2003 the National Opera, Warsaw


  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - DIE ZAUBERFLOTE. Dir. Jitka Stokalska. Premiere: December 2006 University of Music, Warsaw


  • GNIAZDO HAŃBY/ the Nest of Shame. Dir. Maciej Wojtyszko. Tv comedy 2005.


SUPERVISIONS:
  • Wladimir Zujew - PIERŚCIEŃ OBRONY/the Ring of Defence. Drama reading. The Theatre in Jelenia Góra 2005


  • Kamil Olak - ZSYP/the Chute. Drama reading. The Jan Kochanowski Theatre, Radom 2006


  • Aneta Mrzygłód - PARADIES. Drama reading. The Jan Kochanowski Theatre, Radom 2006


  • Pilgrim/Majewski - NA ZACHÓD OD SAO PAULO. Drama reading. The Jan Kochanowski Theatre, Radom 2007


  • Jarosław Kamiński - WYRZECZENIE/Sacrifice. Drama reading. The Jan Kochanowski Theatre, Radom 2007


  • Bhasa - UJRZANA WE ŚNIE WASAWADATTA/Vasavadatta in the Dream. Drama reading. The Theatre Laboratorium Dramatu Warsaw 2010


  • Concerts of Opera Academy in National Opera in Warsaw (since 2014)


  • Ignacy Jan Paderewski - COLORS, PICTURES, EMOTIONS. 12 Songs op. 22, words by C.Mendes


SCRIPTS ORIGINAL AND ADAPTATIONS (selection):
  • NOCE SZEHEREZADY/the Sheherzade Nights (adaptation of The Book of One Thousand and One Nights) 2004


  • DIABEŁ W HADESIE/the Devil in Hades 2006


  • PRIMA i SECONDA PRATTICA A SĄD OSTATECZNY/Prima & Seconda Prattica and the Final Judgment 2006


  • NOC LISTOPADOWA. PRÓBY/The November's Night. Rehearsals 2008


  • DZIEWCZYNKA Z ZAPALNICZKĄ/The girl with a lighter 2009


  • DEMETER I KORA/Demeter & Kora 2010


  • TEN SIĘ ŚMIEJE, KTO MA ZĘBY/Laugh if you have teeth (adaptation of Zyta Rudzka Novel Ślicznotka Doktora Josefa/The Beauty one of Doctor Josef) 2010


  • MOJA DROGA JA CIĘ KOCHAM/Darling, I love you (2011)


OTHER:
  • Pan Kleks w Kosmosie movie (1988, actress), the Theatre Gardzienice (1996-1997, violinist), Early Music Consorts Dekameron, Comtessa, Alienor (1996-2007, fieddle player), the Muzyka 21 Magazine (1999-2000, journalist), the weekly Gazeta Południa (2003-2005, journalist), the Muzyka quarterly (2004, reviewer)


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