Actor, director, writer, composer and designer, Bogdan Koca graduated from the Academy of Theatrical Arts in Warsaw in 1975 before becoming one of Poland's most popular actors. Since arriving in Australian in 1982, Koca has directed many celebrated stage productions including Shakespeare's HAMELT and Gombrowicz's THE MARRIAGE and Jean Genet's SPLENDID'S. As a playwright his work includes PRELUDE TO JOYCE'S ARTIST, NORTHWEST OF CUSCO and THE PORT. His play MY NAME IS SUCH AND SUCH received the Sydney Critic's Circle Award in 1993 and was nominated for the Green Room Award in Melbourne in 1994. In 1997 Koca founded the Sydney Art Theater and as its Artistic Director has directed and designed numerous productions including UNDER MILK WOOD, ANTIGONE, MACBETH and DEATH IN VENICE.
Recently Koca appeared as Solyony in THREE SISTERS for the Sydney Theater Company and as Professor Kurman in BIOGRAPHY: A GAME for the Sydney Art Theater.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.
Bogdan Koca Facts
|Birthday||February 21, 1952 (66)|
|Height||5' 9" (1m75) How tall is Bogdan Koca compared to you?|
|Ghosts of the Civil Dead|
|Polish Cinema Classics Vol.III|