Sławomir Krawczyński – theatre director, dramatist, scenarist and author of short films. He co-founded – together with Anna Godowska – Bretoncaffe Theatre (2001) and is its art director. He initiated and carried out in the group a research project entitled Dance of a dreaming body (since 2004) inspired by the methodology of Arnold Mindell’s process-oriented psychology (POP). The project has been done in conjunction with The Academy of Process-Oriented Psychology in Warsaw.
He is a multi-award winner at theatre festivals in Poland and film theatres in Poland and abroad. The production of his debut – and of the first performance of Bretoncaffe – The Mirror. We’d Been There One Day, But We Just Had Enough Time to Forget received one of the main awards of the 8th National Competition for Production of Polish Contemporary Performance (2002).
He has won three scholarships from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (2003, 2006, 2009) and one from the Cinematography Committee. He twice received the Certificate of High Level Artistic Quality from the International Federation ASSITEJ for his performances for children. He was in residence, together with Anna Godowska, at Centre national de la danse in Paris (2005) and at Centre Maison Folie in Mons (2010). He has won many awards for short films (festivals in Brno, Toronto, Konin, Oświęcim).
Significant part of his works and theatre activities is connected to Bretoncaffe Theatre – he directed all its performances and he is responsible for their presentation. Moreover, he co-created, together with Anna Godowska, such educational projects as: Me the author – speaking body (2004), Dance and the periphery (2008, Wytwórnia Theatre in Warsaw). He also participated, as a teacher and co-author, in an artistic and educational project Urban Body. He also he created a workshop performance at the International Festival “Street Art” Festival in Warsaw (2008). In educational projects, Krawczyński has presented to participants his methods of artistic work using process-oriented psychology.