Arkadiusz Chrustowski

Assistans costume designers

As a monument conservator, he has worked on the reconstruction of the Royal Castle in Warsaw. For many years, he has been working abroad on designing and making artistic glass gildings using an original goldsmithing method. In the 90s, he began working on comprehensive stage design with the Grand Theatre – National Opera, and the National Theatre in Warsaw. He supervised and coordinated the works of theatrical and extra-theatrical workshops; he actively participated in the creation and making of stage design.

He is the author of countless theatrical mock-ups that constitute the first stage of executing a successful project. He took an active part in creating a number of theatre and opera shows in Poland and abroad (The Damnation of Faust by Berlioz, La Boheme by Puccini, Rusalka by Dvořák, Ubu Rex by Penderecki, Onegin by Tschaikovsky, King Roger by Szymanowski, Don Giovanni by Mozart, Andrea Chénier by Giordano, and The Queen of Spades by Tschaikovsky, Il viaggio a Reims by Rossini).

He has worked with Jacques Lassalle on several of his stagings at the National Theatre and the Polish Theatre in Warsaw. His artistic output also includes stage design and costume assistance for the musicals Academy of Mr. Kleks, Aladdin Jr., and Singin' in the Rain; recently, he co-created the costumes for Mamma Mia! – all of which were directed by Wojciech Kępczyński at the ROMA Musical Theatre.

ROMA MT: Mamma Mia!, Singin' in the Rain, Aladdin Jr., Academy of Mr. Kleks