born 1952, graduated in Polish Language and Literature and Art History at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, as well as in Drama Directing at the Krakow State Drama School. From 1992 to 2003 he was director of the Śląski Theatre in Katowice and then of the Polski Theatre in Wrocław (2004-2006). He has worked in theatre and opera, radio and television, and directed over fifty plays, both in Poland and abroad. He currently teaches at the Directing Department of the Silesian University in Katowice. He is the author of a collection of essays Pisane na stronie (Asides in Writing, 2007).