Theatre, film and opera director of Slovak origin. Graduated from the Film Academy (FAMU) in Prague. He has been living and working in Poland since the early 1970's. He became famous as a producer of outstanding TV performances, combining direction with new techniques of vision production and pioneering a number of new methods. Operas constitute a considerable part of his works. In 1982-1990, Mr. Adamik worked as a director in the Teatr Wielki in Warsaw, where he staged e.g. Haendl's Amadigi di Gaula, Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute, Borodin's Prince Igor, or Rimsky-Korsakov's The Golden Cockerel. He has been co-operating with a number of opera houses in Poland: the Wrocław Opera, Teatr Wielki in Łódź, Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz and Kraków Opera. The Kraków stage repertoire includes his productions of Donizetti's Lucy of Lammermoor, Moniuszko's Straszny Dwór, Strauss's Gypsy Baron, Penderecki's Diabły z Loudun, Bizet’s Carmen and Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. Since 2008, Mr. Adamik holds the position of the chief director in the Kraków Opera. He has received a number of awards and distinctions.