Kosiński, Cezary

A graduate of the acting faculty at the State High School of Theatre in Warsaw, he began working with TR Warszawa from Grzegorz Jarzyna’s directorial debut in The Tropical Craze. He worked with TR Warszawa from 1998 to 2008, returning in September 2014. In 2013–14, he was part of the National Theatre company. He has played in many shows directed by Piotr Cieplak, including A Dog’s Will (TR Warszawa, 1997), Unfinished Story (Powszechny Theatre, 2012) and Silence about Job (National Theatre, 2013). At TR Warszawa, he has created roles in productions by Grzegorz Jarzyna (The Tropical Craze, 1997; Magnetism of the Heart, 1999; 2007: Macbeth, 2005; The Martyrs, 2015), Krzysztof Warlikowski (Hamlet, 1999) and Krzysztof Garbaczewski (Robert Robur, 2016). He has also acted in many films, including Marcin Wrona’s Demon, Łukasz Palkowski’s Gods, and Andrzej Wajda’s Wałęsa: Man of Hope. He holds a PhD and lectures of the Theatre Academy in Warsaw. 

For his role as Sydney Price in Witkiewicz’s The Tropical Craze, he received a prize at the 22nd Polish Classics Theatre Confrontations in Opole (1997). He won the same award for his role of Albin in Aleksander Fredro’s Magnetism of the Heart, directed by Grzegorz Jarzyna (2000). For the role of Karlos in a television production of Sławomir Mrożek’s The Tailor, he earned a distinction in the 4th Contemporary Polish Play National Competition (1998). At the 52nd Kalisz Theatre Encounters, he was commended for the role of Matheo DeZi in Robert Robur, directed by Krzysztof Garbaczewski.