Expressive Arts

  • Magdalena Halska

    Mrs Halska is an enthusiastic teacher and a strong believer in Life Long Learning. She has over 15 years of teaching experience in an international setting where she taught English and EAL to students from Year 2 to IB DP level and produced short and full-length plays with students of various ages. Mrs Halska gained a BA and MA in TESOL at Warsaw University (specialising in American Literature) and also MA in TESOL at Oxford Brookes University, UK. Mrs Halska has also completed a Diploma in teaching Drama. She sees drama as a great means of helping students grow in confidence to express themselves fully, both through dialogue and body language. Her passion is physical theatre as well as reading and dancing. She is a member of Warsaw Mime Centre and takes part in many acting projects. 

    Mrs Halska teaches Drama to all students from Year 3 up to Year 8 at BSW this year. 

  • Anna Mytko
    Music Teacher

    Anna Mytko, LRSM

    Anna Mytko has been working in Warsaw international schools for 14 years. She graduated from Warsaw University with a Master’s degree in Musicology. After obtaining her Teaching Qualifications, she worked for The British School Warsaw, Polish British Academy of Warsaw and the Protestant Primary School (SP im. Samuela Lindego). Ms Mytko has also completed postgraduate studies in Cultural Diplomacy at Collegium Civitas and Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music in Singing.

  • Emilia Cholewicka
    Ballet Instructor

    Graduated from State Ballet School in Warsaw, is a professional dancer and a ballet teacher for the last 8 years. She was working with choreographers like: Jacek Tyski, Kaya Kołodziejczyk or Marta Ziółek, dancing on stages such as Polish National Opera, Teatr Muzyczny Roma or SemperOper in Dresden. She is a PhD student at the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities (Culture Economics), where in 2018 she was conferred MA degree with highest distinction. Her current research concerns economical and gender aspects of the ballet labor in Poland. She is a scholarship holder of the Minister of Science and Higher Education, as well as the Rector and Dean of the SWPS University.  Since she was six, her life revolves around dance, either if it is an artistic, performing activity, teaching or scientific inquiry.