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Wojciech Misiuro is dead. The creator of the well-known Teatr Ekspresji, dancer, choreographer and mime was 71 years old

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Wojciech Misiuro, the founder of the Tri-City Theater of Expressions, has died. He was 71 years old, it was announced on the official website of the city of Gdańsk. A dancer, mime and choreographer, during his artistic career, he collaborated with institutions in Pomerania, as well as Wrocław and Warsaw.

Wojciech Misiuro died on Wednesday, March 22, at the age of 71. The artist was born in Gdańsk and graduated from the Ballet School and Pantomime Studio at the Henryk Tomaszewski Pantomime Theatre.

In 1967, he joined the State Baltic Opera and the Baltic Philharmonic (current name is the Baltic Opera). He also danced at the Wrocław Opera, the Henryk Tomaszewski Theater and the Stu Theater.

Creator of the well-known Theater of Expressions

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In 1987, he founded the Expression Theater in Gdynia, with which he produced performances such as The Dead Can Dance, Dantonians, ZUN, Passion, Idols of Perversion, and City of Men. The theater existed until 2000.

Misiuro was a dancer, mime, but also a choreographer, and it was in this capacity that he collaborated with theaters in Wrocław, Kraków, Gdańsk, Słupsk and Warsaw since 1975. In the years 1979 – 1982 he was the main choreographer of the National Theater in Warsaw.

“In April 2000, at the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera, he prepared the choreography for ‘The Music Programme’ by Roxanny Panufnik, and in October 2000, choreography for ‘Don Carlos’ by Giuseppe Verdi. In 2008, at the Baltic Opera together with Jacek Przybyłowicz and Roman Komassa created a three-part spectacle Men’s Dance.

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