Matjash Mrozewski - Director of the Directing Program and Associate Director of Residencies
514-842-7954, ext. 138
Matjash Mrozewski is a choreographer and director with over twenty-five years of experience as a creator, performer, teacher and collaborator. His professional experience encompasses the worlds of dance, theatre, opera, musical theatre, and film.
Selected directing credits include the North American premiere of Mark Ravenhill’s Candide (George Brown Theatre), the world premiere of Jordan Tannahill’s Botticelli in the Fire at Canadian Stage (Dora award for Outstanding Production) and The Comedy of Errors (Shakespeare in High Park). Matjash also co-directed and choreographed Claude Vivier's opera Kopernikus for Against The Grain Theatre.
Since his choreographic breakout, A Delicate Battle (choreographed for the National Ballet of Canada in 2001), Matjash has created dance works for companies across North America, Europe and Australia including: The Royal Ballet, The Australian Ballet, San Francicso Ballet, Tanz Luzerner Theater, Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, among others. He also choreographed new musicals at Tarragon Theatre and Theatre New Brunswick/Fredericton Playhouse.
Matjash is a graduate of The National Ballet School of Canada. He completed the Canadian Stage/York University MFA in Large-Scale Theatre Directing. Matjash is the recipient of two Dora award nominations for Outstanding Choreography and two nominations for Outstanding Direction in theatre and opera.