Our Chiefs

  • POLISH BALLET DE COUR

    Royal Patrons

    • 1596–1598 Sigismund III Vasa & Anna Of Austria
    • 1605–1631 Sigismund III Vasa & Constance Of Austria
    • 1637–1644 Ladislaus IV Vasa & Cecilia Renata Of Austria
    • 1646–1648 Ladislaus IV Vasa & Louise Marie Gonzaga
    • 1649–1667 John II Casimir & Louise Marie Gonzaga
    • 1669–1673 Michael Korybut Wiśniowiecki & Eleonora Of Austria
    • 1675–1696 John III Sobieski & Marie Casimire D’arquien

     

     

     

  • BALLET OF THE VASA DYNASTY

    Ballet Masters

    • 1626–1628 Georg Dobna
    • 1628–1629 Paul Bärtmann
    • 1637–1638 Santo Ventura

     

     

     

  • BALLET OF KING MICHAEL KORYBUT WIŚNIOWIECKI

    Ballet Master

    • 1669–1671 George Bentley
  • BALLET OF THE SAXON KINGS

    Ballet Masters

    • 1700–1701 Louis De Poitiers
    • 1720–1721 Charles Debargues (Duparc)
    • 1724–1726 Jean Favier
    • 1748–1749 Antoine-Bonaventure Pitrot
    • 1754–1755 Jean Favier
    • 1758–1762 Antoine-Bonaventure Pitrot
          • Ballet of King Stanislaus Augustus

            Ballet Masters

            • 1765–1766 Bartolomeo Cambi
            • 1766–1767 Vincent Saunier
            • 1766–1769 Marc’antonio Missoli
            • 1766–1769 Pierre Laurent
            • Mar–Sept 1767 Gaetano Vestris
            • 1774–1775 Giuseppe Anelli
            • 1774–1776 Giovanni Antonio Sacco
            • 1775–1776 Francesco Caselli
            • 1775–1776 Maciej Pręczyński / Mattia Prenciski
            • 1775–1776 Franz Barzanti
            • 1776–1778 Daniel Curz
            • 1776–1778 Antonio Viganò
            • 1776–1779 Leopold Frühmann
            • 1778–1779 Francesco Caselli
            • 1779–1780 Giovanni Antonio Sacco
            • 1779–1780 Cosimo Morelli
            • 1780–1781 Francesco Caselli
            • 1780–1785 Daniel Curz

             

             

             

          • His Majesty’s National Dancers

            Ballet Masters

            • 1785–1789 François Gabriel Le Doux
            • 1786–1795 Daniel Curz
            • 1785–1786 Charles Le Picq
            • 1789–1790 Domenico Ricciardi
            • 1792–1793 Pietro Pinucci

             

             

             

          • BALLET OF THE NATIONAL THEATRE at the KRASIŃSKICH SQUARE

            Ballet Masters

            • 1795–1797 Stefan Holnicki
            • 1803–1805 François Gabriel Le Doux
            • 1806–1808 Franz Schlanzowski
            • Jan–Apr 1809 Louis Volange
            • Sept–Oct 1811 Arnoud Léon
            • May–Jul 1816 Teresa Ginetti-Guerri
            • 1817–1818 Fortunato Bernardelli
            • 1818–1823 Louis Thierry
            • 1818–1825 Henri Debray (School)
            • 1822–1823 Antoine Titus
            • 1823–1824 André Isidore Carey
            • 1824–1825 Maurice Pion
            • 1825–1826 Julia Mierzyńska
            • 1826–1833 Maurice Pion

             

             

             

          • BALLET OF THE TEATR WIELKI

            Ballet Masters

            • 1833–1843 Maurice Pion
            • Jun–Nov 1837 Helena Schlanzowska
            • 1843–1853 Filippo Taglioni
            • 1844–1845 Paolo Taglioni
            • 1853–1856 Roman Turczynowicz
            • 1856–1857 Carlo Blasis
            • 1857–1867 Roman Turczynowicz
            • 1867–1869 Hipolit Meunier
            • 1869–1874 Virgilius Calori
            • 1874–1875 Hipolit Meunier
            • 1875–1878 Pasquale Borri
            • 1878–1879 Hipolit Meunier
            • 1879–1889 José Mendez
            • 1889–1892 Hipolit Meunier
            • 1892–1902 Raffaele Grassi
            • 1902–1905 Enrico Cecchetti
            • 1905–1917 Michał Kulesza
            • 1906–1917 Jan Walczak
            • 1907–1909 Raffaele Grassi
            • 1910–1911 Augustyn Berger
            • 1913–1914 Edward Kuryłło
            • 1914–1915 Julian Apoznański
            • 1917–1934 Piotr Zajlich
            • 1934–1935 Jan Ciepliński
            • 1935–1936 Mieczysław Pianowski
            • 1936–1937 Sascha Leontiew
            • 1937–1938 Piotr Zajlich
            • 1938–1939 Mieczysław Pianowski

             

             

             

          • The Polish Ballet

            Artistic Directors

            • 1937–1938 Bronisława Niżyńska (Nijinska)
            • 1938–1939 Leon Wójcikowski (Woizikowski)
            • 1938–1939 Jan Ciepliński

             

             

             

          • Theater der Stadt Warschau

            Ballet Managers

            • 1940–1943 Jan Ciepliński
            • 1943–1944 Stanisław Miszczyk
          • Ballet of the Warsaw Opera

            Managers

            • 1946–1948 Piotr Zajlich
            • 1948–1949 Leon Wójcikowski (Woizikowski)
            • 1949–1952 Stanisław Miszczyk
            • 1950–1951 Feliks Parnell
            • 1952–1953 Jerzy Gogół
            • 1953–1955 Leon Wójcikowski (Woizikowski)
            • 1955-1959 Stanisław Miszczyk
            • 1959–1961 Raissa Kuzniecowa (Raisse Kouznetsova)
            • Jan–Aug 1962 Eugeniusz Papliński
            • 1962–1964 Zenon Kaszubski

             

             

             

          • BALLET OF THE TEATR WIELKI

            Managers

            • 1965–1967 Walerian Szajewski / Valery Shaevsky
            • 1967–1968 Witold Gruca
            • 1968–1970 Stanisław Miszczyk
            • 1970–1980 Maria Krzyszkowska
            • Jan 1981–1982 Elżbieta Jaroń
            • 1982–1985 Emil Wesołowski
            • 1985–1995 Maria Krzyszkowska

             

             

             

          • BALLET OF THE TEATR WIELKI

            Directors

            • 1992–1994 Lorca Massine (Artistic)
            • 1995–2006 Emil Wesołowski
            • 2006–Nov 8, 2008 Jolanta Rybarska
            • Nov 9, 2008–Mar 17, 2009 Emil Wesołowski
            • Mar 18–Apr 28, 2009 Krzysztof Pastor

             

             

             

          • The Polish National Ballet

            Director

            • From 29 April 2009 Krzysztof Pastor