Lech Mackiewcz

Lech Mackiewicz is Jozseph Varga In Teenage Kicks. Hardworking and content with his life, Jozseph Varga is a man of few words. Just don’t piss him off.

Lech Mackiewicz (born in Skierniewice, Poland) is a polish actor, director, playwright; graduate of the National Academy of Theatrical Arts (PWST) in Cracow (Poland 1983), and UTS (University of Technology Sydney 1987). He formed Auto Da Fe Theatre Co. in Sydney in 1987.

He received the New South Wales Performing Arts Scholarship in 1991 and assisted Neil Armfield on the production of Diary of A Madman with Geoffrey Rush at Belvoir St Theatre. Lech has both directed and acted internationally in Australia, Poland, Japan, Korea, Italy. He collaborated with Tadashi Suzuki’s SCOT (Japan) and completed a directing secondment with the Moscow Arts Theatre. Cate Blanchett’s first theatre production out of NIDA was Kafka Dances at the Stables Theatre (Sydney 1993) where Lech starred as Franz Kafka and Cate played his fiancée, Felice Bauer.