Boris Kudlička

Set Designer
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 (Frankfurt Opera).
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 Bratislava.
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.
Together 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.
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