Teatr Czerwona Walizka

The founder and leading actor of Teatr Czerwona Walizka is Rafał Biesiada: a clown, performance artist and therapist known as Rufi Rafi the clown. A long-time performer in solo projects and in collaborations with other artists, Rafał promotes the idea of new circus. With degrees in education and cultural management from the University of Warsaw, the Jagiellonian University and the Alternative Theatre Academy of the Grotowski Institute, he is currently a student of the International School of Humour in Vienna. The cocreator of Teatr Czerwona Walizka is Maja Biesiada: a cultural anthropologist, singing English and Montessori teacher looking for unconventional education techniques, including musical and paratheatrical methods.