About Us

PTI was founded in New York on December 29, 1983. It is dedicated to the promotion of Polish culture in the U.S. through musical and theatrical performances. Nina Polan was a PTI Director and Pablo Zinger was our Music Director until 2014. In 2014 Nina Polan passed away and Izabella Laskowska became the new PTI Director. Art, drama, opera, music and poetry are presented in Polish and English. International cast performs in Polish and/or English.Polish Theatre Institute in the USA is partially funded by the New York State Council on the Arts.

To our friends:

After the death of Nina Polan, The Polish Theatre Institute in America is in the process of reorganization. The current PTI Director Izabella Laskowska, new Board of Directors, new Board of Advisors, marketing and IT team are working hard on the new structure of the theater. We are in the process of fundraising for the theater, buliding a new team, expanding the repertoire for children and establishing the tradition of home theater. We welcome all eager to help to contact with us.

Please support our efforts, by mailing your check or money order to the Polish Theatre Institute. We will accept logos and post your name, or company on our posters and pamphlets.You can also make a donation at Donations page.