Adelka Polak

Ridgefield, CT

Adelka advocates responsibility to humanity and the environment through arts and education.

Founder of Sova Dance and Puppet TheaterAdelka Polak engages audiences with mixed media performances with a focus on the environment. Her work utilizes mask, puppetry, video projections, sound, dance, storytelling, sculptural forms and live art with amplified drawing boards. She has performed at many theaters, art galleries, forests, and open space venues across the globe, including Denmark, the Czech Republic, Taiwan, Turkey, Bulgaria and South Korea.  As a teaching artist, Adelka creates programming and imaginative play throughout woodland areas with fairies, frogs, dragonflies, and toads, especially during the summer months. Adelka and her troupe of fairies were brought to Rebirth Arts Festival thanks to support from The Puffin Foundation, “Continuing the dialogue between art and the lives of ordinary people.”