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Gytis Padegimas

Director

Gytis Padegimas was born in 1952, Kaunas. In 1975, he graduated from the Lunacharsky State Institute for Theatre Arts (GITIS) in Moscow. From 1975 to 1980 he worked as a director in Vilnius Junior Theater, from 1980 to 1986 he was a director in the Kaunas Drama Theater and senior director in Šiauliai Drama Theater in from 1988 to 1993. From 1993 to 1999 he worked in the position of director in the Kaunas State Drama Theater. He was teaching in Vytautas Magnus University, now teaches in Klaipėda University. He is GITIS Scandinavia (Denmark) associate professor. Has created more than 100 theater and television plays.


The Most Important Works in Theatre

2018
Algirdas Landsbergis The wind of the willows
National Kaunas Drama Theatre
2011
Gytis Padegimas J A H
State Kaunas Drama Theatre
1996
Markas Zingeris in Around the Fountain or the Little Paris
State Kaunas Drama Theatre
1991
Thornton Wilder in The Long Christmas Dinner
State Kaunas Drama Theatre
1985
Nikolaj Gogol in Diary of a Madman
State Kaunas Drama Theatre
1982
Thornton Wilder in Our Town
State Kaunas Drama Theatre
1981
August Strindberg Creditors
State Kaunas Drama Theatre

Awards

2013
National Culture and Art award
2012
Juozas Keliuotis literary award for the original playwright, based on authentic texts from newspapers, letters, books and old press, and for unconventional directing decisions in the process of reviving exemplary interwarperiod lithuanian cultural personas from oblivion in his play J A H
Fortune Award (lith. Fortūnos apdovanojimas) for the creation of the phantasmagorical play J A H in Kaunas National Drama Theater

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