Dorota Kołodyńska


Scenographer and costume designer; she works for theatre, film and television. She graduated from the Faculties of Graphic Arts and Stage Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw; she is a scholarship holder on the Tempus International Programme in Milan. She received the Teresa Roszkowska Award from the Polish ITI Centre and the Leon Schiller Foundation for achievements in the field of scenography.

She has worked for many theatres in Poland, such as the Stefan Jaracz Theatre in Łódź, Wybrzeże Theatre and Musical Theatre in Gdańsk, Wierszalin Society in Supraśl, the Polish Theatre in Wrocław, the Witkacy Theatre in Zakopane, and theatres in Warsaw including the Studio, Drama, Polonia, Ateneum, Contemporary, Polish and National. She has worked with such directors as: Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Kazimierz Kutz, Zbigniew Brzoza, Feliks Falk, Izabela Cywińska, Antoni Libera, Jan Englert, Andrzej Seweryn, Ryszard Peryt, Wojciech Kępczyński, Piotr Cieślak, Agnieszka Lipiec-Wróblewska, Janusz Józefowicz, Krystyna Janda, Andrzej Domalik, Grzegorz Wiśniewski, Józef Opalski, Jarosław Kilian, and Ivan Alexandre. Together with the great French director Jacques Lassalle she produced Polish stagings of great European classics (Shakespeare, Moliere, Marivaux and de Musset) at the National Theatre and the Polish Theatre in Warsaw. She is also the costume designer for feature films of Piotr Dumała: The Forest (2009) and Ederly (2015).

Her designs and costumes have been presented, among other places, at the exhibitions “La Bella Semplicità” (Theatre Museum, The Grand Theatre – National Opera, 2012), “From Iridion to Iridion”, the exhibition for the 100th anniversary of the Polish Theatre in Warsaw (Redutowe Rooms of The Grand Theatre – National Opera, Theatre Museum, 2013), and at the international costume exhibition “Costume at the Turn of the Century 1990-2015” (the Bakhrushin Theatre Museum in Moscow, 2015).

She teaches scenography and costume design at the Faculty of Scenography of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.

ROMA MT: Mamma Mia!, Singin’ in the Rain, Aladdin Jr. (including the Russian version produced in St. Petersburg), Academy of Mr. Kleks, Dance of the Vampires, Cats, Grease, Peter Pan (costumes)