Camp Cataract

Juliusz Słowacki Theater in Krakow

based on a short story by Jane Bowles

You cannot stay outside more often than at home. If you start to do so, what will your home look like? Where will you live? How will you go out to the courtyard, if the courtyard is your home? Will you sit outside all the time, thinking you’re inside?!

The main protagonist, Harriet, resembles the Dutch artist Bas Jan Ader, who vanished during his own performance in 1975. He was trying to sail across the Atlantic Ocean in a single sail boat. Harriet likewise drifts away from the familiar and safe ground. Her Atlantic is Camp Cataract: the place of a miraculous disappearance.

directed and choreographed by: Dominika Knapik
dramaturgy / script: Łukasz Wojtysko
music: Tomek Kowalski
costumes: Hanka Podraza
stage design: Michał Budny
lighting design: Jacqueline Sobiszewski
assistant director: Magdalena Urbańska
Cast: Harriet: Aleksandra Cwen Sadie: Agnieszka Kościelniak Evelyn: Bożena Adamek Bert: Dominik Stroka (guest appearance) The Indian: Jerzy Światłoń Beryl: Małgorzata Haduch (guest appearance)

Photos: Monika Stolarska
Premiere: 13.01.2017

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