Connecting continents with theatre (Episode 19)


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Mirosław (Mirek) Polatyński

Artistic Director, CEO & Founder of ATLAS Stage Productions Canada.
He holds an MFA in Acting from the National Film, TV & Theatre School in Lodz, Poland. In June 2007, he obtained an MFA in Directing from the Centre for Film and Theatre at York University in Toronto. Shortly after graduation, he started to fulfill his previous vision about bridging theatrical gaps between cultures and countries. For this purpose he founded Atlas Stage Productions Canada, and invited a group of professionals to build its foundations. He is a licensed Theatre Instructor by Poland’s Ministry of Arts and Culture. His illustrious career has seen him in over 70 principal, lead and supporting roles in theatre, which have garnered much praise and numerous awards.

His work as an actor extends to feature films in Poland and abroad. Furthermore, he has substantial teaching / coaching experience in the areas of acting and directing as witnessed by his work in Poland, Germany (Film und Theater Athanorakademie) and Canada (York University). His directing experience includes 13 directing credits. More about his work

ATLAS Stage Productions Canada – website

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In Polish about Mirek Polatyński in “Gazeta” 2012  – 2016

The full version of POLcast’s interview with Mirek Polatyński:

The upcoming production “Bedtime Stories” by Norm Foster to be staged in Toronto on September 23, 2016:



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