Jaśmina Polak

Michalis Archontidis
Jaśmina Polak was born in Chicago in 1990 and grew up in Poland. During her studies, she appeared in the award-winning Polish televised theater show, “The Morality of Dulska”. After her studies, she worked with numerous young theater directors, whose productions include The Death Star by Krzysztof Garbaczewski (2010), Crime by Ewelina Marciniak (2012), Uprising and On a summer August day by Radosław Rychcik (2012), before becoming part of the ensemble at Helena Modrzejewska National Old Theater. There she could be seen in productions by Marcin Libera, Jan Klata, Anna Smolar and Janiczak & Rubin, among others. She was awarded at the 39th Gdynia Film Festival for her performance in her film debut in Krzysztof Skonieczny's Hardkor Disko, which was followed by appearances in other films as well. Jaśmina Polak has been a permanent ensemble member at the Nowy Teatr in Warsaw since 2018, where she has worked with Krzysztof Warlikowski and Wojtek Ziemilski, among others. She has been a member of the European Ensemble since 2019.