Alicja Kokosińska debuted as set designer at the Krakow Opera with G. Donizetti’s masterpiece Don Pasquale in December 2016.
Alicja Kokosińska is a young set designer who collaborated with art direction’s students at the Aleksander Zelwerowicz Theatre Academy in Warsaw and the National Film School in Łódź. She started as a stage designer assistant for B. Brtitten’s opera The Rape of Lucretia and, together with Natalia Kozłowska, she worked on G. F. Händel’s Orlando at the Warsaw Chamber Opera.
In 2014, she began a two years collaboration with the theatrical group Pożar w Burdelu and she has designed staging for 11 performances with a number of theatres in Warsaw, including: Teatr WARSawy, Teatr Studio, Teatr Polski, Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Koneser Cultural Center and Open’er Festival in Gdynia.
In 2015, she designed the set for theater piece Ruchele is getting married at the Jewish Theater in Warsaw. In 2016, she made her debut at the Krakow Opera with G. Donizetti’s masterpiece Don Pasquale. In 2018, Alicja Kokosińska debuted at the Polish Royal Opera, with staging and costumes for B. Britten’s The Little Sweep.
Although opera is the main focus of her work, Alicja Kokosińska also practices canvas painting, photography and costume design. She is a student of Stage Design faculty of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.
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