TOMASZ CIESIELSKI
TOMASZ CIESIELSKI

Choreographer, performer and dance researcher from Łódź. Student of choreography at the Academy of Music in Lodz and PhD student at the University of Łódź. He works at the interface between art and science, combines choreographic strategies with methods drawn from cognitive sciences and cultural studies.

Creator of internationally presented performances: Sense-action; Eligible Costs/Dance, My love; Idyllusion; Karaoke. Between 2011 and 2016 dancer at Granhøj Dans (performances Men & Mahler and Rite of Spring Extended, both awarded the prestigious Årets Reumert 2013 and 2014). Member of the CHOREA Theater (projects: Oratorium Dance Project, Antic/Dance in Re-Construction, Touched/Moved). As a performer, he also collaborated with with Rob Hayden, Tomasz Rodowicz, Mikołaj Mikołajczyk, Liwia Bargieł, Wojtek Mochniej and Anna Piotrowska.

Since 2017, he has been implementing a research project on the attention and perception of dancers. Author of the book “Dance Mind. Theater of movement and dance in a neurocognitive perspective”.