Artistic achievements

  • Graduated of second degree studies on the The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music on the faculty of Dance - specialty of Choreography and Dance Theory.

  • Finished first degree studies at the Grazyna Bacewicz Academy of Music in Łódź on the faculty of Art Education - specialty of Choreography and Dance Techniques.

  • Finished the Pedagogy Studies.

  • Submitted the documentation at the Department of Choir Conducting, Music Education, Church Music, Rhythmics and Dance asking for the initiation of procedure leading to a doctoral degree in the field of music, the discipline of art: rhythm and dance.

  • The title of the thesis: Folklore in the selected works of Polish choreographers of the XX century in confrontation with the analysis of the performance of " Laetus nodo ".

  • 25.09.2014 review (and acceptance) of proposed doctoral thesis at the Department of Choir Conducting, Music Education, Church Music, Rhythmics and Dance

  • In Dec 2013 – creation of POLISH DANCE SCHOOL ZOFIA CZECHLEWSKA
    Conduction of workshops; realization of artistic and cultural projects.

  • In 1985 – passed verification exam for professional dancers in front of the National Examination Board at MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND ART.

  • Dancer - soloist, teacher, choreographer, longtime Assistant Director of ballet group in Polish National Song and Dance Ensemble "Śląsk" in memory of Stanisław Hadyna and from 2009 Deputy Director of ballet group. In addition, the choir artists choreographer.

  • 2006 – 2011 National and folk dances workshop teacher at the Silesian Regional Education Centre in Koszęcin and teacher of yearly workshops held in the headquarters of Śląsk Song and Dance Ensemble in Koszęcin

  • 2009 – 2011 Artistic Director of the Summer School of Art of Śląsk Song and Dance Ensemble and Polish national and folk dances workshop teacher

  • Author of many choreographies for Śląsk Song and Dance Ensemble
  • ‘Mazurek g – moll op.24 n.1 by F. Chopin for the program „Chopin indelible traces”
  • ‘Sałasznicy’ – folk opera to the music by Jan Sztwiertnia. Choreography for the choir artists.
  • ‘Zespół Śląsk Biesiadnie’ – Choreography to the varius folk songs: ‘Ej,piweczko’, ‘Lyj te piwo’, ‘Wyliczanka’, ‘Na wczasy’, ‘Na Abrachama’
  • ‘ Kilar’ – the spectacle with music by Wojciech Kilar, choreography to the song „Świeci miesiąc”.
  • Choreographer of characteristic dances of Śląsk Song and Dance Ensemble, as Nepalese, Mongolian, Japanese, Russian, Georgian dances for television program ‘Travels with a bit of humor’

  • XXI World Mining Congress & Expo 2008 - author of choreographies of Russian, Chinese and Ukrainian dance for Śląsk Song and Dance Ensemble

  • Author of the choreography for "The Gypsy Princess” by Imre Kálmán - the invitation of Philharmonic in Zabrze, on the occasion of New Year's Concert in the House of Music and Dance in Zabrze.

  • New Year's Concert with Philharmonic in Zabrze (2009-2014) – many choreographies to the J. Strauss music, and other compositors.

  • Final of the Choreography Competition MAKE MOVE in MFTT, OPEN STAGE in Tarnow 2014

  • A music - ballet show „LAETUS nodo” (latin Colorful tangle)
    Premiere: 30.10.2014 , Cultural centre in Chorzow
    28.11.2014. Jan Kiepura Concert Hall in Sosnowiec

  • For invitation of Dance Theatre in Kielce - EUROPEADE 2014, choreography: “In the journey”

  • Author of studies:

    • Scene’s rights – for the participants of ŚCIER in Koszęcin
    • History of Polish National Dances
    • Presentation of the Polish National Dances.

  • POLISH DANCE RHYTHMS AS A SOURCE OF THE SIGNIFICANCE AND ROLE OF CONSTRUCTION THE MODERN CULTURAL EDUCATION MODEL - SCHOOL OF BUSINESS – in Dąbrowa Górnicza 2014.

  • Author of lecture Nature in traditional costume during the Conference Culture vs Nature 2008 – publication.

  • At present - choreographer and teacher of Student's Folk Ensamble "Katowice" of Silesia University in Katowice

  • 2008-2014 Concerts director of International Students’ Folk Festival in Katowice. Concerts in The Adam Mickiewicz Theatre in Cieszyn, Cultural centre in Chorzow, House of Music and Dance in Zabrze and Jan Kiepura Music Academy in Sosnowiec, City house of culture – Bogucice-Zawodzie in Katowice.
  • 1990-2012 Choreographer of Polish Folk Ensamble 'Kamienica'

  • 2011-2014 Cooperation with the Children Aid's Society ‘Kropelka’ in Katowice - dance classes for children and youth - arts programs preparation
  • 2006-2014 Cooperation with Silesian Philharmonic in Katowice, Philharmonic in Zabrze and Opole – as choreographer and dancer, on the occasion of New Year's Eve and New Year's programs. Author of the choreography created to the music of: Johan Strauss, Johan Brahms, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Carl Maria von Weber, Astor Piazzolla as well as film music. Author of the choreography for "The Gypsy Princess” by Imre Kálmánat the invitation of Philharmonic in Zabrze in 2012, on the occasion of New Year's Concert in the House of Music and Dance in Zabrze.

  • Consultant of folk groups in the country and abroad:

    • 2014 - Dances workshop for PAFDC from New York in the occasion of World Festival of Polonia Folklore Ensembles in Rzeszow
    • 2013 - National dances and Silesian dances workshops for the Polonia dance ensemble Krakowiacy from Denver, Colorado.
    • 2013 - Anniversary performance PAFDC in New York
    • 2010 - 2012 - National dances workshop consultant in Song and Dance Ensemble „Sanok”,
    • 2011 - Lecturer and teacher during workshops of polish folk and national dances in Lithuania and Vilnius.
    • 2012 – National dances workshops in New York for Polish American Folk Dance Company.
    • 2011 – 2012 National dances workshop for Ensemble Folklorique Polonais Wieliczka with Blenod Les Pam in France and Belgium
    • 2012- National dances workshops for Polonia Folk Group
    • Krakowiacy Ensemble from Denver in Colorado
    • Wawel Folk Ensemble, Detroit – Michigan
    • Tatry Song & Dance Ensemble, Windsor - Ontario, CANADA
    • Dolina Polish Folk Dancers, Twin Cities – Minnesota
    • Zajączek Dance Ensemble, PRCUA, Detroit – Michigan
    • Wesoły Lud, Chicago – Illinois
    • Krakowiak Polish Dancers of Boston, Boston – Massachusetts
    • Polonez, Atlanta – Georgia
  • In November 2009, on the occasion of Chopin 2010, at the invitation of Silesian Philharmonic in Katowice, national dances workshop teacher in the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest for prof. Andrzej Jasinski students.

  • Participant of television programs:
    - Women’s Era TVP inf.
    - Every Day for TVP3 Katowice.
    - In our Bytków TVP3 Katowice – about the dancing family

  • Cooperation with many prominent choreographers: Elwira Kamińska, Hanna Chojnacka, Zofia Rudnicka, Romana Agnel , Conrad Drzewiecki, Witold Borkowski, Juraj Kubanka, Władysław Stefanik, Michał Jarczyk, Witold Gruza.

For the artistic achievements awarded with the following honors:

  • May 2011 Badge of honor from Minister of Culture and National Heritage
  • „Medal for Merit to Culture” from Minister of Culture and National Heritage
  • „Silver Cross of Merit " fromPresident of the Republic of Poland
  • „Dedicated to Culture" from Minister of Culture and Art
  • „Gold badge - Merit for the Silesian province”
  • Golden Badge of Merit for the Silesia Province
  • Badge of honor of Merit for the Development of Częstochowa Province