T.Man

I write so that people can be happy. Theatre is a vocation meant to serve people. 

See below all the activities involving Tomasz Man in the frame of Fabulamundi.

Thomas Man polish playwright, theater director, author of theater adaptations and radio plays.
He attended High School in Rzeszow, while the baccalaureate in the Grammar School No. 1 in Wroclaw. In 1989 he began to study Polish philology at the University of Wroclaw, where he graduated in 1993. During his studies he performed in student theater and music bands. In 1993 wrote the first play Niebodrzew, awarded in 1995, the Literary Competition of Young Artists The Verdict. The first art of Tomasz Man, which appeared in print was Katarantka, published in 1998, in the “Dialogue”. In 2000 he graduated from directing at the Theatre Academy in Warsaw and his debut as a director Balladyna by Juliusz Slowacki, issued at the Dramatic Theatre in Bialystok. In subsequent years, he directed 50 productions including the in Warsaw,  Szczecin,  Wroclaw,  Poznań, Toruń, Gdańsk, Elbląg, Zielona Góra, Jelenia Góra, Katowice, Rzeszów, Łódź, Gdynia and Legnica. He directed the Polish Radio Theatre 15 radio plays.
Since 2003, the two seasons he was the literary director at Teatr im. Siemaszkowa in Rzeszow. In 2003, he co-founded Theatre under the Griffins Wroclaw. In 2004-2005 he served as a consultant program in Theatre. Adam Mickiewicz University in Czestochowa. Since 2007 he worked as an assistant professor at the Department of Puppetry in Wrocław State Higher Theatre School. Ludwik Solski in Krakow, where in 2009 he earned his doctorate. He defended his habilitation work in 2013. He conducted theater workshops in Italy at the University of Siena, Polish Academy of Sciences, University of Lodz, Teatranej Academy in Warsaw. He was a scholar of Goethe Institue in Berlin, Germany and Pro Helvetia in Bern, Switzerland.

Plays
Katarantka. Requiem. Misfortune in two acts (1998)
Pisi (2000)
History of a Love (2001)
Mother and Leopard (2004)
a radio play 111 (2004)
Rains (2005), co-author
Cut (prior to 2006)
Well (2006)
3×2 (2006)
C(r)ash Europe (2007)
The world is a scandal (2009)
God and Dust (2010)
All goes well (2010)
Sex Machine (2010)
My Abba (2011)
Exodus (2012)
Brigade of Bear (2013)
Impurity (2014)
Be a Friend (2014)
Bestseller (2015)
Faust (2015)
Aya means Love (2016)
Footballistics (2017)

111

genre – tragedy
roles – 4 (2 female – Mother, Sister, 2 male – Father, Son)

111 is a play about a so-called typical family. Mother and Father discuss their Son. Together with the Sister, they paint a portrait of a pubescent boy. From their one sentence answers, however, a clear and painful picture of each of them emerges: a brutal father; a bitter, heartless mother; a lonely, lost, sensitive, cagey teenager, unable to bond with anyone, not even those closest to him. Hate slowly begins to brew in the young man, his aggression grows.

 

Sex Machine

genre – tragedy
roles – 4 (2 female – Mother, Girl, 2 male – Son, Friend) and Women

Sex Machine presents a troubling relationship between a Mother and her Son, in which love has too much to say. Mother sacrifices everything in her life for her Son. At one point, she determines to completely take control of his life. The Son rejects her advance. The play questions the boundaries between love and hate, upbringing and morality, sacrifice and duty. Is the need to provide for one’s own future the real reason behind sacrificing oneself for a loved one?

Edition 2017-2020

Press review: video presentation of the perfomances of Fabulamundi’s authors at Primavera dei Teatri festival (Castrovillari)

Here we publish a video presentation of the Europe Connection project in the frame of which took place the performances of three Fabulamundi Playwriting Europe's authors during the Primavera dei Teatri festival (Castrovillari, Calabria).

Press review: Fabulamundi’s authors at Primavera dei Teatri (Castrovillari)

This year Primavera dei Teatri festival in Castrovillari (Calabria) hosted three artistic residences of three Fabulamundi Playwriting Europe's authors in the frame of the Europe Connection project. The plays - "111" by Tomasz Man, "Confession of a masochist" by Roman Sikora, "Extremophile" by Alexandra Badea - debuted whitin the 19th edition of the festival, which 

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gallery: Alexandra Badea, Roman Sikora and Tomasz Man’s plays staged during the “Primavera dei teatri” festival (Italy)

The “Primavera dei teatri” festival in Castrovillari hosted three plays by three Fabulamundi authors, chosen by three different Italian companies: “111” by the Polish author Tomasz Man on stage on 30th May; “Confession of a masochist” by the Czech author Roman Sikora on 31st May; “Extremophile” by the Frech author Alexandra Badea on 1st June. 

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Journal: Tomasz Man in Italy for “111”

The Polish author Tomasz Man was in Castrovillari for an artistic residence focused on his text "111", with the Italian company Zahir. On June the text will be presented at the Festival Primavera dei Teatri. Here we publish the journal of the author about his experience. My residence in Cosenza was amazing. I met a 

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