Andrzej Cempura

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Andrzej Cempura

The actor of the Stefan Żeromski Theatre in Kielce since 1985. He performed in a several dozen plays. Earlier, he had worked in Teatr Dzieci Zagłebia in Bedzin and “Kubuś” Doll and Actor Theatre in Kielce.
He considers his major parts to be:
• Jew in Żeromski’s “The Story of Sin, directed by Michał Kotański (2014)
• A Ghost of Zbigniew Herbert in “Hemar. Poeta przeklęty” (Hemar – A Poet Cursed), written and directed by Piotr Szczerski (2014)
• Dyndalski in “Zemsta” (“The Revenge”) by Aleksander Fredro, directed by Piotr Szczerski (2012)
• Archangel, Friar Lwowicz, Child I in “Dziady” (Forefather’s Eve) by Adam Mickiewicz, adopted by Stanisław Wyspiański, directed by Piotr Jędrzejas (2007)
• Monsieur Loyal, a bailiff in “Tartuffe or the Impostor” by Molière, directed by Grzegorz Chrapkiewicz (2006)
• The Major in “Kłopot Pana Boga” (“God’s Trouble”) by Jan Krzysztofczyk, directed by Piotr Szczerski (2006)
• Sejm Marshall Rogoziński in Jędrzej Kitowicz’s “Historia honoru i głupoty polskiej ” (The Story of Polish Honour and Stupidity) by Jędrzej Kitowicz, directed by. Krzysztof Galos (2005)
• Commander Frencham in “Nie teraz kochanie” (“Not Now, Darling”), by Ray Cooney and John Chapman, directed by Grzegorz Chrapkiewicz (2005)
• A Dignitary in “Iwona, księżniczka Burgunda”(“Ivona, Princess of Burgundia”) by Witold Gombrowicz , directed by Piotr Szczerski (2004)
• Council Chairman in ”Lawina” (“The Avalanche”) by Tuncer Cucenoglu, directed by Linas Marijus Zaikauskas (2004)
• Fisherman, Desert Vizier, Thief II, Samandal in”Baśnie z księgi tysiaca i jednej nocy” (“Tales of One Thousand and One Nights”), directed by Krzysztof Galos (2003)
• Slater in “Funny Money” by Ray Cooney, directed by Jerzy Bończak (2002)
• Prince of Burgundy, Messenger, First Servant in “King Lear” by Shakespeare, directed by Piotr Szczerski (2001)
• Tiresias in “Antigone” by Sophocles, directed by Bartłomiej Wyszomirski (2001)
• Richard in “Key for Two” by John Chapman and Dave Freeman, directed by Jerzy Bończak (2001)
• Pan Dulski in ”Moralności Pani Dulskiej” (“The Morality of Mrs. Dulska”) by Gabriela Zapolska, directed by Wiesław Hołdys (2000)
• The Man (M) in “Beckett”, based on Samuel Beckett’s writings, directed by Piotr Szczerski (1999)
• Gralon, an Old Man in “Balladyna”, directed by Bartłomiej Wyszomirski (1999)
• Cheval in ”Dinner for Schmucks” by Francis Veber, directed by Ewa Marcinkówna (1997)
• Harold Gorringe in ”Black Comedy” Peter Shaffer, directed by Tomasz Kowalski (1997)
• Chaim in ”Spotkamy się w Jerozolimie” (“We Shall Meet in Jerusalem”) by Andrzej Lenartowski, directed by Piotr Szczerski (1996)
• In “Proces”(”The Trial”) by Franz Kafka, directed by Piotr Szczerski (1995)
• Aleksandr Iwanowicz Czelcow in ”Miłość na Krymie” (“Love in the Crimea”), directed by Piotr Szczerski (1994)
• A Reporter in “Mayday, mayday, czyli ratuj się, kto może”(”Mayday, Run for Your Wife”) by Ray Cooney, directed by Ryszard Maciej Nyczka (1994)
• A Decent Man in “Plutos, czyli Bóg Pieniądza”(“Plutus”) by Aristophanes, directed by Ryszard Maciej Nyczka (1993)
• The Author in”Dwa teatry” (“Two Theatres”) by Jerzy Szaniawski, directed by Marian Szczerski (1993)
• Henryk od książeczki (Henry Wilson, Fatty the Bookie) in “Małe Mahagonny”(“The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny”), by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weil, directed by Wiesław Hołdys (1993)
• Józef Tempe, Comrade X in „Szewcy” (“Shoemakers”) by Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, directed by Wojciech Boratyński (1992)
• Octave in “Szelmostwa Skapena” (”Scapin the Schemer”) by Molière, directed by Wojciech Boratyński (1992)
• Frank Ford in “Ucieszna i wybornie ułożona komedia o Sir Johnie Falstaffie i wesołych niewiastach z Windsoru” (”Merry Wives of Windsor) by William Shakespeare, directed by Henryk Adamek (1991)
• Radzik, Stanisław Krzycki in “Kosciuszko pod Racławicami”(”Kościuszko in Racławice”) by Władysław Ludwik Anczyc, directed by Bogdan Augustyniak (1989)
• Prince in “Kopciuszek” (”Cinderella”) by Jan Brzechwa, directed by Bohdan Radkowski (1989)
• Janusz in ”Pan Jowialski” (Mr Jowialski) by Aleksander Fredro, directed by Wojciech Zeidler (1989)
• Uchowiortow in “Rewizor” (“The Government Inspector”) by Nikolai Gogol, directed by Bogdan Augustyniak (1986)
• Józef Priuli in ”Sułkowski” by Stefan Żeromski, directed by Bogdan Augustyniak (1985)
• Brat V, Doctor w „Pan Drops i jego trupa” (“Mr Drops and His Troupe”), directed by Irena Byrska (1985)
• Kasper in ”Baśń o zaklętym kaczorze” (“A Tale of Drake under Spell) by Maria Kann, directed by Bohdan Radkowski (1983; the actor’s debut at the Kielce theatre stage)
He starred in several films, such as: ”Wyklęty” (“The Accursed One”) directed by Konrad Łęcki (in production), “Serce serduszko” (“Sweetheart”) (2014), ”Historia Kina w Popielawach” (“A Story of Popielawy Cinema”) directed by Jan Jakub Kolski (1998). He cooperates with TVP Kielce (local TV station).
Awards

2019 – Brown Medal Gloria Artis
1995 – Award of the President of Kielce