Mateusz Staniak is a young Polish director who lives and works in Amsterdam. He studied directing at the Academie voor Theater en Dans and graduated with the theatre productions Kortinthe, 2057 and The Limits of the Self. With the Noord Nederlands Toneel, he made Odyssey for their online platform NITE Hotel. In 2021 he directed Wer hat meinen Vater umgebracht by Édouard Louis at Schauspeilhaus Bochum.
Mateusz is an experimental director who is fascinated by the possibility of reinventing reality through theatre.
In season 22|23 Staniak will direct Hamlet and Ophelia, a collaboration between Toneelschuur Productions and ITA as part of the joint talent development program. As part of this collaboration Staniak will also direct Huis van Troje in season 23|24.