Jerzy Głybin

Actor, born in Lviv, he was a member of the city’s People’s Theatre. Since 1975, he has been associated with The Stanisław Wyspiański Teatr Śląski in Katowice where he has played over 100 roles. He teaches acting and articulation at the Karol Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice, where he holds a PhD.

His accolades include the Order of Polonia Restituta Knight’s Cross, Bronze and Gold Cross of Merit, Gloria Artis Silver Medal and Merit for Culture award, as well as Golden Masks, notably for the title role in Albert Camus’s Caligula (1989), the role of George in Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Silesian Theatre, and Jacob in Play-Schultz. Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass after Bruno Schulz at Katowice’s Bez Sceny Theatre. In 2010, he was commended for his appearance as Chamberlain in Gombrowicz’s Yvonne, Princess of Burgundy (directed by Attila Keresztes) at the 9th International Gombrowicz Festival in Radom. He has also played Caribaldi in Thomas Bernhard’s The Force of Habit and Ivan in Dostoyevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov.
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