Choreographer, actor, and stage director, Maćko Prusak made his debut in the mid-1990s as an actor of the Henryk Tomaszewski Wrocław Mime Theatre. He spent the 2000s working as movement director in theatre. He collaborated with Krystyna Meissner, Rudolf Zioła, Przemysław Wojcieszek, Paweł Łysak, Wojtek Klemm, Paweł Miśkiewicz, Grzegorz Jarzyna, Artur Tyszkiewicz, Nikołaj Kolada, Małgorzata Bogajewska, Marcin Liber, and Jakub Roszkowski. A regular collaborator of Jan Klata, he worked on the majority of the director’s productions. In 2018 Mr Prusak received a choreography award at the 43rd Opole Theatre Confrontations for Jan Klata’s Wesele.
In 2010 Maćko Prusak debuted as stage director. His first original music show, Klaus der Grosse, inspired by the life and work of Klaus Nomi, a German performing artist and countertenor, received the Grand Prix of the Nurt OFF 31 festival in Wrocław (2010). Mr Prusak routinely collaborates with the Ludowy Theatre in Kraków, where he stages productions for young and adult audiences. Credits include Mieczysław Czuma’s Krakowskie Abecadło, 2016; Salto w tył after Ota Pavel, 2018; Astrid Lindgren’s Pippi, 2020; and Doktor Dolittle after Hugh Lofting, 2022. In 2019 his Salto w tył based on Pavel’s sports writing was awarded the Stanisław Wyspiański Theatre Award.