Zofia de Ines

Zofia de Ines

Name and surname: Zofia de Ines
Title/Academic titles: Master of Science, Architect and Master of Arts
Graduated from: The Faculty of Architecture of the Cracow University of Technology, Postgraduate Design Study of the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow
Current position: MSKPU, Theatres

Architect, stage designer, an outstanding figure in Polish costume design.
She debuted in 1975 preparing costumes for the White Marriage of Tadeusz Różewicz – directed by Kazimierz Braun at the Współczesny Theater in Wrocław. In 1976, on the same stage, she designed the scenery for subsequent productions of Braun – Cleopatra and Caesar Cyprian Kamil Norwid, Anna Liwia Maciej Słomczyński based on James Joyce, and in 1977 for Operetta by Witold Gombrowicz.

He has a huge number of various projects in the country and abroad. She worked, among others with such directors as: Henryk Baranowski, Jerzy Jarocki, Adam Hanuszkiewicz, Maciej Prus, Marek Weiss-Grzesiński, Krzysztof Zaleski, Wojciech Misiuro (as part of the Teatr Ekspresja in Gdynia) and Ewa Wycichowska (as part of the Polish Dance Theater in Poznań).

For many years, she also collaborated with the creator of the Polish pantomime theater, Henryk Tomaszewski, with whom she did, among others Knights of King Arthur, the Prodigal Son, A Midsummer Night’s Dream as well as Orpheus and Euridice Christoph Gluck.

She created for most opera stages in Poland. For the Polish National Opera, she designed the sets for Faust Gounod, Rossinian, Bolera and Carmina burana choreographed by Antal Fodor and for Rigoletto Verdi. In 2001, at the Grand Theater – National Opera, she prepared decorations (together with Sławomir Lewczuk) and costumes for the Haunted Court of Moniuszko directed by Mikołaj Grabowski, in 2007 the scenery for the performance In the Land of the Magic Flute by Mozart, and in 2008 the costumes for the show Magic Doremik Ptaszyńska.

She designed costumes for Rigoletto Giuseppe Verdi as staged by Henryk Baranowski at the Krakow Opera (2004), Sad of Princess Michał Walczak directed by Paweł Aigner from the Montownia Theater in Warsaw (2004), and the cases of Mr. Von K. according to Heinrich von Kleist – a performance by Ewa Wycichowska from the Polish Theater Dance in Poznań (2005) and to many other works of the Polish scene.

Costume Design lecturer