Renata Piotrowska-Auffret is a choreographer and a performer; in her works she uses tools of experimental dance, performative arts, dramaturgy and theatre.

Piotrowska-Auffret confronts choreography with conceptual thinking. In her works she contemplates contemporary world through deriving the inspirations from life experiences and theoretical texts from human sciences. She is interested in analysing historical and contemporary body politics and representations as well as in the relations between text and movement.

She was a priority artist in the frame of Aerowaves Twenty17 and currently is in Aerowaves Twenty19.She received scholarships from Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Art Stations Foundation and Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Poland, program “Młoda Polska” (2010) and “Stypendium Ministra” (2013).

She created: “Now” / 2007, “Dancing with the Enemy” / 2007, “UNKNOWN” series / 2008-2010, “breaj ART OF THE WAR”/ 2010, “UNKNOWN.SEANCE”/ 2011, videodance “Inside” / 2011, “The Forest_work in progress” / 2013, “Death. Exercises and variations” / 2014, “Common” / 2015-2016, “The pure gold is seeping out of me” / 2017. In 2008, 2010 and 2017 her performances: “Dancing with the Enemy”, “Unknown”and “Death.Exercises and variations”were chosen for the Polish Dance Platform.

Piotrowska-Auffret graduated from master choreographic program ex.e.r.ce. in Montpellier and Theatre Academy in Białystok.

She is a member of choreographer’s platform from Warsaw – Center in Motion.


Fot. Aleksandra Osowicz