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Andrzej Sadowski

Designer Biography

Andrzej Sadowski grew up in Warsaw. There he survived the German occupation and during the Second World War he was a fighter of the underground army. In 1944 he was wounded during the Warsaw Uprising. After the war, he graduated from the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts. His debut was in 1950. His is considered the record for most theatrical productions, about 400, most of which were very successful. He collaborated with many theaters, and is one of the founders of the Warsaw Drama Theatre, which first showed the famous staging of Antigone by Sophocles, Romulus the Great by F. Dürrenmatt, and The Priest Marek by Yu Slovak.

Sadowski has actively cooperated with several Warsaw theaters, including the Atheneum, People, Small, Warsaw theater Rozmaitosci and many other Polish theaters. He was engaged in designing operas in many theaters, including Poznan, Wroclaw, Gdansk and Warsaw Opera House. Since 1961, he has colaborated closely with the Warsaw Chamber Opera House on a number of well-known works, including all the operas of Mozart.

As a set designer, Sadowski participated in making the films Resurrection Offlanda and The Comedy of Errors, both in 1967.

In 1983 he became Dean of the Faculty of Scenography at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. He trained a galaxy of talented Polish stage designers.

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Costume at the Turn of the Century (1990 - 2015) - Moscow, Russia - - June-August 2015

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