Club ŻAK

102 and a half

Hertz Haus

  • fot. Gabor Dusa


Artists belong to the company Hertz Haus. A group of young artists - Natalia Murawska, Anna Zglenicka, Magdalena Kowala, Joanna Woźna - have been working together since 2016. The founder is Natalia Murawska, and their headquarters are in the Zakład Kulturalny in Gdańsk. The pretext for their meeting was the personal struggle of creative dancers with different experience, but with a common aesthetics of dance and theater. The dancers, pathologically in love with dance, talk casually about important matters.

Magdalena Kowala started her dance path in Poznań, she performed in Zamek Culture Center in projects combining hip hop with contemporary dance. After moving to Gdańsk, she took part in performances realized by the Sopot Dance Theater and the Teatr Znak. She has great interest in the Israeli dance scene, she took part in the Gaga movement technique workshop in Tel Aviv and London.
Joanna Woźna, a professional programmer whose passion is contemporary dance. Before cooperating within Hertz Haus, she took part in the opera performances "Hansel and Gretel" and "Amahl and night guests" at the Warmian-Masurian Philharmonic in Olsztyn, in "WAR-iacje" in the theater of Stefan Jaracz in Olsztyn, "The Selfies" at the Altofest festival in Naples. Particularly interested in floorwork, animal flow, contact improvisation and work with weight.


18.10.2020 double bill

20 zł / 15 zł - Culture card* / 10 zł – discount* / 8 zł – Dancer“s card*

* only with valid Student ID or card  (1 ticket per 1 ID/ 1 card)

102 and a half

Choreography, performance: Magdalena Kowala, Joanna Woźna / premiere 29.06.2019, Toruń / duration: 13 min

"102 and a half" won the prestigious international SzoloDuo competition in Budapest, taking first place and receiving the audience award. The duo of Magdalena Kowala and Joanna Woźna focus on the life of two old people, viewed through the prism of memories, attempts to capture moments, dreams and emotions. The performance premiered during the Strefa Ruchu festival in Toruń.