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Declaration of Solidarity with the Juliusz Słowacki Theatre in Kraków

Theater directors and cultural workers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland show solidarity with the Juliusz Słowacki Theatre in Kraków and its director Krzysztof Głuchowski.

The declaration, which was also signed by Yvonne Büdenhölzer (Director Berliner Theatertreffen and President ITI Germany) and Thomas Engel (Executive Director ITI Germany), states:

"We, the undersigned colleagues, strongly support Krzysztof Głuchowski, the Juliusz Słowacki Theatre in Kraków, and the right to artistic freedom in Poland which has repeatedly been threatened or suspended in similar cases since 2016. We demand from the Board of the Małopolska Region to not remove Krzysztof Głuchowski from his office as Artistic Director, and from the Polish Ministry of Culture to not withdraw its financial contribution previously designated to the Juliusz Słowacki Theatre."

Find the full press release here.