Jakub Truszkowski started his dance training in 1987 at the State Ballet School in Gdansk, where he obtained his degree in 1996 and performed several classical pieces at the Opera House of Gdansk. In 1996 Jakub was admitted to Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s school P.A.R.T.S. After graduating in 1999 he joined the company Rosas, dancing in the revival of Drumming, Mozart / Concert Arias, Mikrokosmos and participating to the creation of In Real Time, Rain, April Me, Repertory Evening, Bitches Brew, Kassandra and Brandenburg Concertos. In 2008 he joined the company Les Ballets C de la B, dancing in Import Export and participating to the creation of Ashes. Between 2013-2015 he was a program coordinator at P.A.R.T.S. He is a guest teacher at P.A.R.T.S., De Theaterschool, Amsterdam and The Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen among others.
As a rehearsal director, he staged works at Rosas, Opéra de Lyon, P.A.R.T.S., Opéra de Paris and Companhia Nacional de Bailado. In 2019 he participated in creating movement for the musical “West Side Story” by Ivo van Hove staged on Broadway. His personal creations include : Solo For The Projector, Bodyscapes, Memory Reset, White Noise, Dzisiaj Wszystko, TotoTo and Vibration of a Single String.
Foto: Jakub Truszkowski