First soloist

Photo: John Hall


Warsaw, Poland
"Theatre... the art of dance allows me to reach out to people across many cultures and dance itself can be a better interpretation of the truth than words."

1982-1991 Roman Turczynowicz Ballet School, Warsaw Scholarship from Minister of Culture and Arts for talented children. Performed as a student in: The Gate of Paradise, Sleeping Beauty (Piotr Gusiew), The Nutcracker, Mr. Twardowski, La Sylphide (Kirsten Ralov) and Cinderella (Oleg Winogradow) Modern dance training at the John Cranko's School and did several performances with the John Neumeier School in Ulm, Germany.


1991-2002 Teatr Wielki, National Opera and ballet, Warsaw (soloist) 2002 Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal


Marcin Kaczorowski danced leading roles such as Jorgos in Zorba the Greek (L. Massine), the Pas de trois and the black character in Swan Lake (K Siergiejew and I. Muchamiedow), Albrecht in Giselle (A. Gridin), the prince in Sleeping Beauty (J. Grigorowicz), Aramis in Three Musketeers (A. Prokovsky), Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet and Mahler-Faust in Symphony No. 8 by G. Mahler (E. Wesoloski), He in Landscape by Night (H. Chojnacka), Escamillio in Carmen (Mats Ek), Jean in Miss Juliet (B. Cullberg), Priest in Romeo and Juliet (Jean-Christophe Maillot), King Florestan in Sleeping Beauty (Mats Ek) and Mikado in Kaguyahime (Jiří Kylián). He also performed in La Gitana (P. Lacotte), Lost Paradise (K. Penderecki), Kindertotenlieder (E. Piorun), Symphony No. 3 by H. Gorecki (K. Pastor), Polish Triptych, The Seven Deadly Sins and The Rite of Spring (E. Wesoloski), La Dolce Vita (Z. Rudnicka), Gloria (Kenneth Mac Millan), The Queen of Spades (Kim Brandstrup), Apartment (Mats Ek), Noces, Cinderella and The Rite of Spring (Stijn Celis), Stepping Stones, Six Dances, Forgotten Land, Bella Figura (Jiřĺ Kylian), The Nutcracker (Fernand Nault), Minus One, Black Milk, Danz, Kaamos, Arbos et Perpetuum (Ohad Naharin), the 2nd and 4th movements in Episodes (George Balanchine), Prism (Helgi Tomasson), TooT (Didy Veldman), The Beast and the Beauty (K. Belarbi), Four Seasons (Mauro Bigonzetti), Dream Away (Stephen Thoss). He interpreted the role of Death in Death and the Maiden (Stephan Thoss), the role of the King in Leonce & Lena and Death in Orpheus' Gaze (Stijn Celis) as well as leading roles in Harnasie and The Returning Waves (E. Wesolowski). He performed in Searching for Home (Stephan Thoss), Transfigured Night (Stijn Celis), The Poorly Guarded Girl (Frederick Ashton), Legend of Joseph (E. Wesolowski), A Brazilian in Paris (L. Massine), Carmina Burana, Rossiniana. He performed in several operas such as Aida (Giuseppe Verdi), Paradise Lost (K. Penderecki), The Haunted Manor (S. Moniuszko), Halka (S. Moniuszko), Faust (C. Gounod) and Fiddler on the Roof (E. Wesolowski). He also choreographed Behind the curtain a piece for three dancers. Marcin Kaczorowski has been invited to dance by the Teatro Nuovo Torino in Italy (Zorba the Greek with R. Paganini) and by Theatre Bolshoï in Moscow (Carmen / Solo for two with Ana Laguna).


2000 - Medal commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Polish Ballet, Ministry of Culture and Arts, The Shalom Foundation award for promoting a culture of Polish Jews in Polish Theater in Warsaw.