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Jakub Truszkowski PL

Jakub Truszkowski was born in 1977 in Gdansk, Poland. He started his dance training in 1987 at the State Ballet School in Gdansk, where he obtained his degree in 1996 and he performed several classical pieces in the Opera House of Gdansk. In 1996 Jakub was admitted to Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s school P.A.R.T.S., graduating in 1999. In January 2000 Jakub joined the company Rosas, dancing in the revival of Drumming, Mozart / Concert Arias, Mikrokosmos and participating to the creation of In Real Time, Rain, April Me, Repertory Evening (2002), Bitches Brew / Tacoma Narrows and Kassandra.In 2008 he joined the company Les Ballets C de la B, dancing in Import Export and participating to the creation of Ashes. He is a teacher at P.A.R.T.S.(Brussels) and guest teacher at several other schools including De Theaterschool, Amsterdam and The Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen. As a rehearsal director, he participated in staging Rosas repertory projects at Opéra de Lyon, P.A.R.T.S., Opéra de Paris and Companhia Nacional de Bailado. His personal creations include 4 pieces: Solo For The Projector, Improvisation Solo, Bodyscapes and Memory Reset. He is a co-founder and a performer at The House of Bertha dance collective.