Magdalena Kowala

Magdalena Kowala was born in Poznań where she started dancing under the watchful eye of the dancer and choreographer Piotr Bańkowski who brought street techniques to Poland. Together with the other members of the group they created projects combining hip hop with contemporary dance on the stage of Centrum Kultury Zamek.
After moving to Gdańsk, she took part in the project of Sopocki Teatr Tańca „SYS 212” and in performances created with Teatr Znak: “Fracaso”, “MY_SZY”, “Portrety Beznadziejne”. In 2017 together with Anna Zglenicka, Natalia Murawska and Joanna Woźna she began to create joint projects among which the most important was “Portrety Beznadziejne” and “Her(t)z”. In 2019 with Joanna Woźna she created a duo called ”102 i pół”, which premiered during the festival Sfera Ruchu in Toruń and won the prize for the best Duet and audience prize on SzoloDuo Festival 2020 in Budapest.
She acknowledged movement language GAGA and Ohad's Naharin repertoire at Hasadna Summer Bites in Tel Awiv (Oded Graf &Yossi Berg, Shahar Binyamini, Sharon Eyal, Keren Luria Pardes, Gon Biran, Ofir Yehudalevich, Shuli Enush) and Gaga Intensive in London and Tel Aviv (Ohad Naharin, Ian Robinson, Rachael Osborne, Adi Zlatin, Rani Lebzelter, Eri Nakamura), also in Poland: Natalia Iwaniec, Gosia Mielech.