Sebastian Pawlak

Pawlak
Sebastian

W zespole TR Warszawa od 2008 roku.

Biography

A TR Warszawa actor. He graduated from the SPOT Acting School in Cracow and passed an extramural exam in Warsaw. He made his debut in The Jan Dorman Zagłębie Children’s Theatre in Będzin and subsequently joined the Polish Stage ensemble of the Cieszyn Theatre in Cieszyn (Czech Republic). From 2001 to 2006 Pawlak appeared on the stage of The Wojciech Bogusławski Theatre in Kalisz, then in The Helena Modrzejewska National Stary Theatre in Cracow (2006-2008), and since 2008 he has been a member of the TR Warszawa ensemble.

In The Wojciech Bogusławski Theatre he had an opportunity to work with Robert Czechowski, Agata Duda-Gracz, Maja Kleczewska and Michał Siegoczyński. In The Helena Modrzejewska National Stary Theatre he created roles for performances that include: Before/After (2006) dir. by Paweł Miśkiewicz, Zaratustra (2007) dir. by Krystian Lupa, Lulu (2007) dir. by Michał Borczuch and plays directed by Maja Kleczewska: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2006) and Blasted (2007). He has continued his cooperation with Maja Kleczewska during the work on Babel (2010) in The Hieronim Konieczka Polish Theatre in Bydgoszcz and Oresteia (2012) in the National Theatre. In TR Warszawa Pawlak has created roles for the performances: Clara’s Relations, dir. Krystian Lupa (2003), 2007: Macbeth, dir. Grzegorz Jarzyna (2005), The Bat, dir. Kornél Mundruczó (2012), The Second Woman, dir. Grzegorz Jarzyna (2014), The Martyrs, dir. Grzegorz Jarzyna (2015), Grind/r, dir. Piotr Trojan (2015), The Possibility of an Island, dir. Magda Szpecht (2015), Robert Robur, dir. Krzysztof Garbaczewski (2016), G.E.N, dir. Grzegorz Jarzyna (2017), Puppenhaus. Treatment, dir. Jędrzej Piaskowski (2017), My Struggle, dir. Michał Borczuch (2017), David Is Going to Israel dir. Jędrzej Piaskowski (2018), Pieces of a Woman, dir. Kornél Mundruczó (2018), 2020: The Tempest, dir. Grzegorz Jarzyna (2020), Onco, dir. Weronika Szczawińska (2021), Rechnitz. Opera – The Extreminating Angel  reż Katarzyna Kalwat (as an understudy, 2021).

photos: Tyndyk/Lach

Pawlak’s credits include many films and tv series: Po, dir. by Michał Siegoczyński and Wojciech Starostecki, (2002), Czeka na nas świat [literally: The World Awaits Us] dir. by Robert Krzempka (2006), Drowsiness dir. by Magdalena Piekorz (2008), The White Ribbon, dir. by Michael Haneke (2009), Calling, dir. by Marcin Dudziak (2014), 1983 dir. by Agnieszka Holland, Kasia Adamik, Olga Chajdas, Agnieszka Smoczyńska (2018), Bird Talk (2019) by Xawer Żuławski and Piotr Kielar, Biały potok [White Water] dir. by Michał Grzybowski (2021), Erotica 2022, dir. by Jagoda Szelc (2021), 25 Years of Innocence, dir. by Jan Holoubek (2021/2020). 

Pawlak has been awarded many prizes and distinctions, including an honorable mention at the 42nd Kalisz Theatre Meetings for a leading role in the performance Caligula (2002), audience award in The Wojciech Bogusławski Theatre’s plebiscite (2014), special award at the 44th Kalisz Theatre Meetings for the Wieje recital, media award for the role of Orlando in As You Like It at the at the 44th Kalisz Theatre Meetings, best actor award for the title role in Woyzeck at the 46th Kalisz Theatre Meetings (2006) and Grand Prix for his artistic performance in The Bat directed by Kornél Mundruczó at the 53rd Kalisz Theatre Meetings (2013).

Roles in TR Warszawa

Clara’s Relations , 2003

dir. Krystian Lupa

The Possibility of an Island , 2015

dir. Magda Szpecht

Puppenhaus. Treatment , 2017

dir. Jędrzej Piaskowski

2007: Macbeth, 2005

dir. Grzegorz Jarzyna

The Bat, 2012

dir. Kornél Mundruczó

The Second Woman,

dir. Grzegorz Jarzyna

The Martyrs, 2015

dir. Grzegorz Jarzyna

Grind/r, 2015

dir. Piotr Trojan

Robert Robur, 2016

dir. Krzysztof Garbaczewski

G.E.N, 2017

dir. Grzegorz Jarzyna

My Struggle, 2017

dir. Michał Borczuch

David Is Going To Israel, 2018

dir. Jędrzej Piaskowski

Pieces of a Woman, 2018

dir. Kornél Mundruczó

2020: The Tempest, 2020

dir. Grzegorz Jarzyna

Onco, 2021

dir. Weronika Szczawińska

See also

Patrons