On Lithuanian theatre
  Take off in order to create
2016 10 22

That's the way the world is now - everyone is travelling to meet others. Artists from different countries get together to work on a project and come to Lithuania for two weeks. They are able to discover its creative field, a new city, they get inspired.

  Re-creators of theatre: new phenomena in Lithuania’s scene
2016 10 21
Kristina Steiblytė

In the past few years there has been observed a higher activity and visibility of artists and their groups who offer alternative visions of theatre.

  On dramaturgy without any sentiment
2016 10 19
Goda Dapšytė

The playwright's only mission is to write, and write well. When you think you already know how - persuade yourself that you don't and continue to learn.

  Export, Import or Co-production?
2016 10 12
Sigita Ivaškaitė

During these last few years heads of Lithuanian theatres not only discovered international foundations, but also gained more experience in the production area and started reaping fruitful results.

  What is the Lithuanian contemporary dance about?
2014 12 19
Ingrida Gerbutavičiūtė

There is nothing to complain about as we do have an entire dance range, i.e. ballet, neoclassical (commercial) dance, “pure” contemporary dance, physical dance with butoh elements, conceptual dance, street dance... In other words, it is not as bad as it seems and there is no need to dramatize.

  The Many Strings To Varnas’œ Bow
2006 04 26
Vaidas Jauniškis

If theatre history, like the art of history in general, admitted the magic 'if ', Varnas' creative period would be placed at the end of the 19th century or the beginning of the 20th, till 1936 at the latest, when the surrealist era came to an end and Federico Garcia Lorca was shot.

  Between Romanticism and Reality
2005 11 12
Vaidas Jauniškis

"Revolutions eat their parents", as one of the characters says in Peepshow by George Tabori. Indeed, for a long time we had thought that the real father of the national liberation movement and the singing revolution of Lithuania - theatre - would reach even greater heights and would tell us everything that had been forbidden to say; however, events on the streets and squares simply erased it from the minds of people.

  THE ENERGY OF TRANSIT. Theatre in non-traditional spaces
2005 11 10
Ramunė Marcinkevičiūtė

The recent theatrical experiments of the Central and Eastern European countries are noted for a tendency to use untraditional spaces. The customary scena all’italiana increasingly gives way to spaces seemingly not adapted to theatre. This tendency has become particularly distinct at the turn of the century – the changing social and cultural reality encouraged and still encourages the search for new means of communication.

  Theatre: Between Modernism and Postmodernism
2005 10 25

Until the 1990s, theatre in Lithuania was an institutional art supervised by the state. In the 1990s, however, artists went in search of new stages and greater independence. Meno Fortas, established by Eimuntas Nekrošius in 1998, and the company founded by Oskaras Koršunovas, are the most successful companies today.









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