Jubilo was founded in November 2011 in Wrocław, Poland by theatre practitioners Daniel Han and Diego Pileggi. The artistic team is composed of Polish and international theatre practitioners and musicians based in Wroclaw, Poland. In addition to the core artistic team, Jubilo also has a team of visual artists, documentary filmmakers, and photographers who collaborate on the creative process. In 2013 Jubilo became Foundation Jubilo.
Diego is an Italian actor and director. He obtained an MA in Acting from the postgraduate drama school of Manchester Metropolitan University, run in collaboration with Song of the Goat Theatre (2011) and a degree in Performative Arts from Università degli Studi di Milano (2007). He plays the clarinet and has a background in movement, dance theatre and Kendo. He founded the theatre group Il Giardino delle Ore based in northern Italy and worked for several years as a puppeteer in Teatro dei Burattini in Como. He was the leader of “Oistros”, a theatrical research expedition conducted in Salento in the summer of 2009; the research focused on the ritual of Tarantismo, followed by a period of work on liturgical songs, work songs and knife fighting. He was a founding member and actor of the research ensemble Odra Ensemble developed in collaboration with Song of the Goat Theatre. Its first performance, We Will Leave Only Bone: Reflections of Eurydice, premiered in March 2013. Co-founder and artistic leader of Jubilo.
Agnieszka is an actress from Poland. She holds an MA in Acting from the postgraduate drama school of Manchester Metropolitan University, run in collaboration with Song of the Goat Theatre (2013) and a Diploma in Physical Theatre Practice from Adam Smith College, Scotland (2009). She has worked internationally with theatre companies in the United Kingdom, Italy and Poland including the National Theatre of Scotland (Rupture, Edinburgh 2007), Teatro La Madrugada (A Piedi Asciutti, Milan 2009) and Romany Theatre Company (Our Big Land, London 2013). In 2006 she formed Gappad Theatre, a Polish ensemble theatre in Glasgow, and led it until 2011. She performed her solo performance The Old Lady, produced in collaboration with Teatro La Madrugada in 2010–2011, in Scotland, Italy, Poland and Denmark. In 2012, at Modjewska Theatre in Legnica, she directed Spotkania/Muzykowania, a piece on Lemko culture, including songs gathered during a research expedition to Lemkivshchyna. In 2013 she designed and led a social project “Power of Voice – Power of Women”, run in Wrocław in collaboration with Song of the Goat Theatre. Artistic leader of Jubilo.
Agnieszka graduated from Theatre Studies at the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznan. She gained experience working as assistant to the director of Song of the Goat Theatre and assistant to the director of the Acting Department of Wroclaw Manchester Metropolitan University, coordinating the organization of the department.