Aleksandra Rosiak is an arts manager and curator with over 15 years’ experience in arts organisations, festivals, community projects and arts publishing. She has been working as a cinema programmer and Programme Manager in Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge since 2009 and currently she is the acting venue director. As a cinema programmer, Aleksandra formed a strategic plan for cultural cinema development at Riverbank Arts Centre and delivered a high-quality cinema programme increasing audience numbers and box office revenue. Aleksandra is also an experienced arts educator and facilitator and a theatre director and producer.
As part of Riverbank Arts Centre team, she has been involved in developing, coordinating and producing art projects in various areas since and delivering high quality and volume of programmes for young audiences alongside core programme for general audiences.
As a practising artist and facilitator, she has devised and produced her own projects and productions, including a series of performances based on poetry for An Táin Theatre in Dundalk where she led an ensemble of actors, musicians and visual artists.
She is currently the artistic director of Laois Youth Theatre and co-director of Tobar Productions. She studied English Literature, Cultural Studies and Arts Management in Poland and Community Arts and Conflict Resolution in Ireland.