Algimantas Pociūnas

Algimantas Pociūnas was born in Vilnius, on August 31, 1953. In 1976, he completed his studies in the Mastery of Acting at Lithuanian Conservatoire. In 1976-1979, the artist worked as an actor for the Kaunas State Drama Theatre. In 1984, Algimantas Pociūnas graduated from Lunacharsky State Institute for Theatre Arts in Moscow, where he had studied Theatre Directing. In 1984-1992, the artist was employed as a director of the Panevėžys Drama Theatre. Algimantas Pociūnas has been staging performances in various theatres of Lithuania since 1992. The director has also staged radio theatre performances. His earlier works include, inter alia: A Profitable Post (Russian: Доходное место) by Alexander Ostrovsky, The Mute (Lith.: Nebylys) by Vaižgantas, The Suicide (Russian: Самоубийца) by Nikolai Erdman, Songs of Lazarus by Yordan Radichkov.



2000 The Happy Haven based on the work by John Arden (Lithuanian National Drama Theatre)

2001 Play Strindberg by Friedrich Dürrenmatt (Juozas Miltinis Drama Theatre)

2002 The Baltaragis Mill (Lith.: Baltaragio malūnas) by Kazys Boruta (Šiauliai Drama Theatre)

2003 Orchestra Titanic (Bulgarian: Оркестър Титаник) by Hristo Boychev (Juozas Miltinis Drama Theatre)

2004 Die Bajadere based on the operetta by Imre Kálmán (Kaunas State Musical Theatre)

2005 Mendel’s Millions based on the texts by Sholem Aleichem (Kaunas State Drama Theatre, Sriubos teatras)

2005 The Marriage (Polish: Ślub) by Witold Gombrowicz (Šiauliai Drama Theatre)

2006 The Road Passes through Within by Iakovos Kampanelis (Šiauliai Drama Theatre)

2007 The Marriage of Figaro (French: Le Mariage de Figaro) by Pierre Beaumarchais (Juozas Miltinis Theatre)

2008 Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand (Šiauliai Drama Theatre)

2009 California Suite by Neil Simon (Juozas Miltinis Drama Theatre)

2010 Mr Puntila and his Man Matti (German: Herr Puntila und sein Knecht Matti) by Bertolt Brecht (Šiauliai Drama Theatre)

2011 Five Evenings (Russian: Пять вечеров) by Aleksandr Volodin (Kaunas Chamber Theatre)

2013 Winnie (Lith.: Mikė) based on the work by A. A. Milne (Šiauliai Drama Theatre)

2014 The Wake based on the work by Tom Murphy (Klaipėda Drama Theatre)