Actor and director Łukasz Gajdzis died at the age of 38. His death was announced by the Association of Theater Directors on Sunday. Gajdzis was the director of the Polish Theater in Bydgoszcz in 2017-2020. He has also appeared in many popular series, including in “Common”.
“Lukasz Gajdzis, actor, director, former director of the Polish Theater in Bydgoszcz, died. We extend our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones,” the Association of Theater Directors wrote on Facebook in a short statement on Sunday.
Łukasz Gajdzis was born on March 28, 1984 in Bydgoszcz. He graduated from the acting department of the PWSFTviT in Łódź, as well as postgraduate studies in opera directing and other forms of musical theater at the PWST in Kraków.
In the years 2007-2012 he performed on the stage of the Polish Theater in Bydgoszcz, and from 2017 to 2020 he was its director. In the years 2013-2016 he worked as an artistic director and deputy director of the Teatr im. Fredro in Gniezno. He also played minor roles in several series, including “On Wspólna” and “Kriminalni”. He also appeared in the films “Johny”, “Run boy run” and “Thieves of hearts”.
“As a director, he paid a lot of attention to set design and costumes, so as a set designer, I had the opportunity to make my dreams about pictures come true with a flourish. I owe him a lot (…). He made decisions that were not obvious and surprising to me. shortcuts, he was always looking for current answers anew, “wrote Łukasz Błażejewski on Facebook, who had the opportunity to work with him.
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