Henryka Sienkiewicza 14, 15-092 Białystok, plus code: 45M6+CQ Białystok

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surroundings, access

The seat of the Aleksander Zelwerowicz National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw Branch Campus in Białystok is located in the city center at Sienkiewicza Street. It is a historic building with a characteristic large gate. Access to the Academy is via a wide pavement with a paving stone surface.


There are five public transport stops in the immediate vicinity of the Academy:

  • stop number 417 – Sienkiewicza, Rzeka Biała
  • stop number 422 – Sienkiewicza, Theatre Academy
  • stop number 305 – Piłsudskiego, Rzeka Biała
  • stop number 303 – Piłsudskiego, Sienkiewicza
  • stop number 416 – Sienkiewicza, Rynek Kościuszki


car park

The Theatre Academy does not have a car park for guests and spectators. There are numerous parking spaces along Sienkiewicza Street, on the side where the entrance to the building is located (paid parking zone A), including spaces for people with disabilities.


entrance to the building

The main entrance to the building is behind the gate. In the right leaf of the gate, there is a 72 cm wide wicket. The lower edge of the entrance hole is 10 cm above the pavement’s surface. It is possible to open the entire gate, and the entrance will be at the same level as the pavement, and the width of the entrance opening will be 140 cm. The Theatre Academy should be informed about such a need in advance, by telephone or e-mail, when making an appointment or attending a cultural event. You can also use the intercom located on the wall of the tenement house to the left of the gate (at a height of approx. 130 cm) and inform the receptionist about the need to open the gate (the intercom is not marked).

After passing the gate, the main entrance to the Academy building is on the left and is not adapted to the needs of people in wheelchairs and with limited mobility (narrow passage, two stairs, no ramp and heavy door).


interior description

The building of the Academy in Białystok is not adapted to the needs of people with disabilities, in particular for people in wheelchairs or whose mobility is limited. The corridors are flat and wide, but individual storeys can only be reached by high stairs (balustrade along the entire length on the right side, handrail at a height of 87-110 cm). The stairs are covered with carpet (protected against sliding with transverse brass bars). The corridors have a Lenteks floor covering. The surface is quite slippery. There is no lift in the building. Doors to halls and administration rooms are, on average, 80 cm wide, and door handles are 110-120 cm high. In most corridors, security panels made of laminated furniture board are mounted on the walls; the upper edge is at a height of 120 cm – they can help viewers move around.


access procedures

Entry to the Academy premises is only possible through the reception during working hours from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. In administrative and official matters related to the activities of the Academy, guests are welcomed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. After 4:00 p.m., only students and people cooperating with teaching activities or attending cultural events are allowed to enter the Academy’s premises. There are no restrictions on the presence of an assistance dog on the Academy’s premises. The entrance to the building is monitored by a video system.



The reception is located on the ground floor of the building, opposite the entrance door. There are two steps leading to it from the door. Telephone number for the reception: +48 85 743 53 98.



No bathroom in the building is adapted to the needs of people with disabilities. Bathrooms are on each floor and are publicly accessible.


assistance in the building

Assistance is available by calling the reception: +48 85 743 53 98.