Who is Jerzy Grotowski?
Jerzy Grotowski was among a small group of actors and directors, including Peter Brook and Roy Hart, who sought to explore new forms of theatrical expression without employing the spoken word.
Who is Pawel Grotowski?
Always a master strategist, Grotowski made use of his international ties and the relative freedom of travel allowed him to pursue this program of cultural research in order to flee Poland following the imposition of martial law.
How did Grotowski launch his career internationally?
Akropolis received much attention and could be said to have launched Grotowski’s career internationally due to inventive and aggressive promotion by visiting foreign scholars and theatre professionals.
When did Pawel Grotowski leave Poland?
As his work gained wider acclaim and recognition, Grotowski was invited to work in the United States and he left Poland in 1982. Although the company he founded in Poland closed a few years later in 1984, he continued to teach and direct productions in Europe and America.