Performance Introducing Suitable for english audience

Of Coal and Rainbow

Paweł Świerczek

There’s a lot of glitter in Silesia! As the queer son of a Silesian miner, Paweł Świerczek lives in a constant clash with the images of masculinity of his youth, environment and family versus his own queerness.  On the basis of intimate encounter between him and his father, he moves queerly through this dark, heteronormative world and digs in the black coal for a rainbow. 

Playing times
Sa 01.06 18:00
Entrance fee:

15,00 € · reduced 10,00 €

Event notes

Double performance with "The Furious Rodrigo Batista" by Rodrigo Batista, within the scope of Introducing - the newcomer's platform of the Berlin Performing Arts Festival.

Tickets notes

A reservation is possible at karten [at]


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Idea, performance: Paweł Świerczek
On the video: Roman Świerczek, DQ Tara&Krystiano
Editing, photos: Natalia Kaniak
Dirty Debüt Team: Sandra Umathum, Björn Pätz & Joshua Wicke
Special thanks: Noemi Berenstein, Patryk Chromik, Joanna Rzepka-Dziedzic & Łukasz Dziedzic (Galeria Szara), Beata Głubisz, Martyna Poważa


Pawe. .wierczek – graduated from culture studies at the University of Silesia and the Laboratory of New Theatrical Practices at SWPS University. In 2016, he played the role of Sta.czyk/Bobby Sands in Wesele (The Wedding) based on the stage play by and directed by R. Rychcik (Teatr in Katowice). In 2017, he translated Chroma. A Book of Color by Derek Jarman (published by Silesia Film) in Polish and wrote the stage play Odwo.any (Cancelled) staged by  Teatr Wóz Tespisa/Teatr Naumiony (directed by I.

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