Jan Bzdawka

impresario, actor, restaurant/cabaret owner

Head of the ArtFire art agency; principal of Ognisko Musicalowe [Musical School] in Warsaw for the last six years. Assistant director of the television show Kolęda-Nocka – 30 lat później [Carol-Night: 30 Years Later]. He initiated the activity of the Nova Stage at ROMA MT with the recital Świat według Bzdawki [The World According to Bzdawka].

Major roles: Joseph (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, the Jan Kochanowski Theatre in Radom), Nick Piazza (Fame, the Comedy Theatre), Bertold Brecht (“Of Poor B.B.”, the Syrena Theatre), Bobby Child (Crazy for You, ROMA MT), and Cosmo Brown (Singin' in the Rain, ROMA MT). He also performed at the Studio Buffo theatre.

Twice, he was a laureate of the Stage Songs Review in Wrocław. He received the acting award for his role in the show Młodzi, którzy kochają [The Young People Who Love] at the Garden Theatre Festival. He has played leading roles in Maciej Dejczer’s film To musisz być ty [It Has to Be You] and Krzysztof Lang’s Klątwa skarbu Inków [The Curse of the Inca Treasure]; he performed for Laurence Walsh in Cold Kenya, as well as in the TV series Samo życie [True Life], Kryminalni [Crime Detectives], 13 posterunek [13th Precinct], Miasteczko [Small Town], and Klan [Clan]. He worked with Agnieszka Holland in the TV Theatre show Dybuk [Dybbuk]. He appeared in Chłopcy z Placu Broni’s music videos: Kocham cię [I Love You] and Dwie morgi słońca [Two Morgen of Sun]. He creates choreography for music videos and commercials.

ROMA MT: Mamma Mia!, Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera, Academy of Mr. Kleks, Dance of the Vampires, Grease, Miss Saigon, Peter Pan, Crazy for You