Klara Wojtkowska

Klara Wojtkowska

Klara is a Polish-American musician, writer, teacher, director, actor, and seeker, currently working and developing her crafts in Tucson, Arizona. She has an M.A. in African Studies from Yale University, and a B.A. in Literature and B.M. in Violin Performance from Rice University. She also studied directing and playwriting at the ARSHARTER Theatre School in Kraków, Poland as well as mime at the White Church Theatre Project. As a violinist, she plays regularly with the Tucson Symphony, teaches, and works for the Arizona Yage Assembly facilitating ceremonies. She has written for Krytyka Polityczna at Yale, and her plays have been performed at Rice University, Yale University, Tucson Fringe Festival, Sheworxx in Tucson, AZ and by She Said Yes! Theatre Company in St. John's, Canada. Her full-length desert play, A Theory of Hearing, was performed by Arete Theatre Forge in Tucson, AZ, in April, 2016.

An artist of international aspirations, Klara has performed and worked with music and theatre artists in Zimbabwe, Tanzania (Halius Arts Productions), the United States and Poland. Her recent burning directions include the life of plants, mime and the truth of the body, rhythm and the life in music, and how to find home. Currently Klara is learning the karimba, the mbira, the djembe, the arts of healing and herbalism, and how to be a whole human being.