Boris Kudlička studied stage and costume design at the Academy of
Musical Arts in Bratislava and at the Academy of Arts in Groningen in the Netherlands.
His designs include Mariusz Treliński´s productions
of Madama Butterfly (Warsaw-Washington-St Petersburg), Król Roger
(Warsaw-Wrocław-St Petersburg-Edinburgh), Otello (Warsaw-Hong Kong),
Eugene Onegin (Warsaw), Don Giovanni (Warsaw-Los Angeles), The Queen of Spades (Berlin-Warsaw), Andrea Chenier (Washington-Poznań-Warsaw) and
La boheme (Washington-Warsaw) to great critical acclaim, in addition to
Dale Duesing´s production of Cherubini´s Medea (Dutch Nationale
Reisopera), Rossini’s Il viaggio a Reims, Britten´s The Rape of Lucretia, Keith Warner´s Death in Venice and A. Reimann´s Lear
He has also designed productions fr Andrzej
Żuławski (The Haunted Manor), Tomasz Konina (I tancredi) in Warsaw,
Josefa Prudka at National Opera in Prague (Sprzedana narzeczona), and
the sets for the ballet Spartacus and costumes for Romeo and Juliet,
both choreographed by Emil Wesołowski (Teatr Wielki – Opera Narodowa,
Warsaw). He has also worked with ballet companies in Prague and
His theatre designs include Macbeth directed by Mariusz
Treliński, sets forThe Cherry Orchard directed by Maciej Prus and
Richard II directed by Andrzej Seweryn. He also designed Dance of the Vampires directed by Roman Polanski at the Roma Theater, Warsaw.
with Andrzej Kreutz-Majewski he designed the Polish Pavilion at EXPO 2000 in Hanover. Film and television credits include Suzanne (directed
by Dusan Rapos), Egoists (directed by Mariusz Treliński), and Between
Strangers with Sophia Loren (directed by Edoardo Ponti).
In March 2006 he was awarded Poland´s most prestigious order GLORIA ARTIS for
his artistic achievements and a prize for his set design for Richard II
at the Polish Competition, organised by the Theatre Institute and the Ministry of Culture. Last year he was awarded the gold medal at the Prague Quadrennial 07 international stage design exhibition.