“In this work every element – choreography, performance, sense of space and timing – reaches independently a very high level ” - A. Z. Kowalczyk, Lublin Courier

Repetition, a visual essay about transitions of identity, questions the essence of repetition itself. The work, with it's complex composition formed by recurring themes, begs a question - is repetition possible at all? As in Bergman's "Persona", here also the differences and similarities between two women seem to blur, to later become visible in detail.

There is also another layer to Kuźmiński's work - a search for his own choreographic identity, seen through the lens of comparison and recycle. In Repetition a complicated choreographic score demands from the performers a near-impossible level of concentration, which is known from Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker's work. "Thinking is a game of difference and repetition" says Deleuze.

Difference and Repetition form a full-length double bill evening of radically different, yet complimentary pieces, inspired by Gilles Deleuze's magnum opus - "Difference and Repetition".



Maciej Kuźmiński


Daniela Komędera and Agnieszka Bednarz

dramaturgy and texts

Adam Hypki with the use of "Difference and Repetition" by Gilles Deleuze

lighting design

Michał Mackiewicz

costume design

Justyna Jakubczyk-Lassota, Emil Wysocki


Maciej Kosteczka, Oscar Mafa

assistant choreographer

Tomasz Pomersbach


Antonio Vivaldi "4 Seasons" by Academia Bizantina


45 min

executive prodcers

Maciej Kuźmiński, Maria Marcinkiewicz-Górna


Natalia Starowieyska


Cukier Puder foundation


2015 tourneé supported by the Institute of Music and Dance as part of the Stage for Dance 2015 programme, the work was produced with the financial support of Lublin Dance Theatre and as part of the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage artistic grant.


Centre for Culture in Lublin, Zduńska Wola Culture House, Dance Theatre Departament in Bytom of the National Theatre Academy in Cracow, company KP Media

pictures 2, 3, 8 and main Katarzyna Machniewicz | pictures 5 and 6a Maciej Rukasz

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