Staś Kmieć

Staś Kmieć

Musical Staging & New Choreography

Staś Kmieć (Musical Staging and New Choreography) is an award-winning choreographer and folk-ethnographer. He has directed/choreographed multiple productions of Fiddler on the Roof throughout the world, including the new production in Yiddish that was a surprise hit on the New York theater scene.

Other works include: the LA premiere of My Antonia (music by Stephen Schwartz), Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Ireland premiere), Me and My Girl tour, The Elephant Man, Don Giovanni, L’elisir d’amore, Die Fledermaus, Nutcracker, Films – The Comedian, Trust the Man. Artistic Director: Ballet Western-Reserve, Lubliniacy Polish Folk Ensemble, Sarabande Repertory Ensemble.

Awards include: New York Musical Festival’s “Excellence in Choreography” for the musical –The Mapmaker’s Opera (now titled The Stranger from Seville) by Australia’s Kevin Purcell and Victor Kazan, Poland’s highest cultural honor – the Oskar Kolberg Award, 2019 Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, and New York Drama Critics’ Circle Citation for “Best Musical Revival.”

He is a member of the professional theatrical unions: Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, Actors Equity, Screen Actors Guild-AFTRA, American Guild of Musical Artists.

 

 

Fiddler on the Roof

PRESENTED BY
JOHN FROST AND OPERA AUSTRALIA

Fiddler on the Roof

Based on Sholem Aleichem stories by special permission of Arnold Perl

Book by JOSEPH STEIN

Music by JERRY BOCK

Lyrics by SHELDON HARNICK

Produced on the New York Stage by Harold Prince

Yiddish Translation by Shraga Friedman

Original New York Stage Productions Directed and Choreographed By JEROME ROBBINS

Musical Staging and New Choreography by STAŚ KMIEĆ.

Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).

Directed by JOEL GREY