Birutė Marcinkevičiūtė (Birutė Mar)

Birutė Marcinkevičiūtė was born in Kaunas, on March 23, 1969. In 1993, she completed her studies in the Mastery of Acting and Theatre Directing at St. Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy. Birutė Marcinkevičiūtė has been acting at the Lithuanian National Drama Theatre since 1994. In 1993, she was training at the Rudolf van Laban Dance Centre in London, and in 1999, with Eugenio Barba at the International School of Theatre Anthropology in Holstebro, Denmark. In 1997-1998, Marcinkevičiūtė stayed in Tokyo to study traditional Japanese dance, No theatre (Kita No school). The artist has performed numerous theatre and film roles, has produced various dance performances and published poetry books. Her earlier works include, inter alia: Happy Days and Words in the Sand by Samuel Beckett.



2001 The Lover (French: L’Amant) by Marguerite Duras (Lithuanian National Drama Theatre)

2003 Antigone by Sophocles (Lithuanian National Drama Theatre)

2004 Make-Up Opera (Lith.: Grimo opera) by Antanas Kučinskas, Birutė Mar (Festival Gaida)

2005 Poetess (Lith.: Poetė) by Birutė Mar (Arts Printing House)

2006 Birutė by Mikas Petrauskas (Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society)

2008 Silk (Italian: Seta) based on the work by Alessandro Baricco (Lithuanian National Drama Theatre)

2010 Unė by Birutė Mar (Lithuanian National Drama Theatre)

2012 He and She (Lith.: Jis ir ji) based on the letters between Jonas Biliūnas and Julija Janulaitytė Biliūnienė (State Youth Theatre)

2013 Letters to Nowhere (Lith.: Laiškai į niekur) based on the letters of Rainer Maria Rilke, Marina Tsvetaeva and Boris Pasternak (Lithuanian National Drama Theatre)

2014 About Beasts and Humans (Lith.: Apie žvėris ir žmones) based on the work by Kristijonas Donelaitis 

2015 Children of Ice (Lith.: Ledo vaikai) by Birutė Mar (Lithuanian National Drama Theatre)

2016 Angels of Dostoevsky (Lith.: Dostojevskio angelai) based on the work by Fiodor Dostoevsky (Lithuanian Russian Drama Theatre)

2018 The Lithuanian Nora (Lith.: Lietuviškoji Nora)