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Agnius Jankevičius

Director

A. Jankevičius was born in 1979, in Skapiškis, Kupiškis region. From 1997 to 1998 he attended the Junior Philosopher school, Vilnius University of Pedagogy. Later, in 2003, he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in theatre directing (tutored by Jonas Vaitkus)  from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater. Agnius Jankevičius has performed several roles in both theatre and cinema industry. Currently he works as a lecturer in the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre and is a member of the creative syndicate “Bad Rabbits”


The Most Important Works in Theatre

2020
An Empty Chair (Lith. Tuščia kėdė) by Agnius Jankevičius
National Kaunas Drama Theatre and Raudondvaris Manor Arts Incubator
2019
Dangerous Liaisons (Fr. Les Liaisons Dangereuses) by Christopher Hampton
National Kaunas Drama Theatre
2018
Celebration (Lith. Šventė) by Agnius Jankevičius
National Kaunas Drama Theatre
Delhi Dance (Lith. Šokis Dehli) by Ivan Vyrypaev
VMU Theatre
2016
Revolt (Lith. Maištas)  (the idea and the script by Agnius Jankevičius)
National Kaunas Drama Theatre
2014
The Tribe  based on the novel The Fate of the Šimoniai Family from Aukštujai (Lith. Aukštųjų Šimonių likimas) by Ieva Simonaitytė
National Kaunas Drama Theatre
2012
Let‘s save Love (based on In the Eyes of Stone Dogs by Daniel Danis)
the State Kaunas Drama Theatre
2010
Brother of Sleep (Lith. Miego brolis) based on Robert Schneider
Arts Printing House
Joker (Lith. Džiokeris) by Jonas Sakalauskas, Dainius Gintalas
Public Institution “Operomanija”
Joker (Lith. Džiokeris) by Marius Macevičius, based on Pavel Sanajev’s story “Bury Me Behind the Baseboard”
Russian Drama Theatre of Lithuania
Stone and ashes (fr. Cendres de cailloux) by Daniel Danis
the State Kaunas Drama Theatre
2009
The Song of the Dire-Dire (fr. Le Chant du Dire-Dire) by Daniel Danis
the State Kaunas Drama Theatre
2008
Izadora by Jonas Sakalauskas and Dainius Gintalas
Young Artists Program Open Space (Lith. Atvira erdvė)
Two poor Romanians speaking LT (Lith. Du vargšai rumunai, kalbantys LT) by Dorota Masłowska
Audronis Liuga production
The Misanthrope (Lith. Mizantropai) by Molière
Lithuanian State Youth Theatre
A. is Another (Lith. A – visai kita) by Andreas Sauter and Bernhard Studler
Weirdos' Theatre
Anesthesiological Stories
Arts Printing House
2007
The Journey to the Room (Lith. Kelionė į kambario vidų) by Michał Walczak
the State Kaunas Drama Theatre
2006
Ghosts (Lith. Šmėklos) by Henrik Ibsen
Lithuanian State Youth Theatre
The Woman Before (Lith. Moteris iš praeities) by Roland Schimmelpfennig
together with Sakalas Uždavinys, Arts Printing House
The Ferryman (Lith. Keltininkas) by Sigitas Parulskis
a sketch, New drama action
The Suicide by Nikolaij Erdman
the State Kaunas Drama Theatre
2005
Utopia (Lith. Utopija) by Giedrius Gabrėnas, based on François Rabelais’s “Gargantua and Pantagruel”
Lithuanian Dramaturgy Festival Versmė, Lithuanian National Drama Theater
I Am My Own Wife (Lith. Pats sau žmona) by Doug Wright
a sketch, Lithuanian State Youth Theatre
Clara's Relationship (Lith. Klaros santykiai) by Dea Loher
a sketch, New drama action
When the Oaks were Falling (Lith. Virto ąžuolai) based on the chapter “Virto ąžuolai” of Juozas Baltušis’s novel “Parduotos vasaros” (Lith. Sold-out Summers)
Lithuanian State Youth Theatre
2004
Ratheads (Lith. Žiurkiagalviai) by Natacha de Poncharra
Audronis Liuga production
2003
A Lear of the Steppes (Lith. Stepių karalius Lyras) by Ivan Turgenev
Performing Arts Debut Program Ateinantys
Tundra by Anton Chekhov
2001
Outsides (Lith. Užribis) by Viktor Pelevin

The Most Important Works in Theatre and Television

2006
Barbara Radziwill (Lith. Barbora Radvilaitė) by Juozas Grušas
Lithuanian radio
2005
Whitehorn's Windmill (Lith. Baltaragio malūnas) by Kazys Boruta
Lithuanian radio

Festivals

2010
Festival Opera.lt in Klaipėda / performance “Joker”
Festival of Professional Lithuanian Theaters of Dalia Tamulevičiūtė / performance “Cursed Love”
7th International Theater Festival Sirens (Lith. Sirenos) / performance “Cursed Love”
XV Theater Festival Belaja Veža in Belarus / performance “Cursed Love”
III International Theater Festival Theater. Chekhov. Yalta (Lith. Teatras. Čechovas. Jalta) in Ukraine / performance “Cursed Love”
Theater Festival Vstreči v Odessie in Ukraine / performance “Cursed Love”
Contemporary Opera Festival New Opera Action NOA / performance “Joker”
Helsinki Theater Festival Stage / performance “Two poor Romanians speaking LT” (Lith. “Du vargšai rumunai, kalbantys LT”)
Druskininkai Theater Festival / performance “Cursed Love”
Druskininkai Theater Festival / performance Anesthesiological Stories
2009
International Vilnius Theater Festival Sirens (Lith. Sirenos) / performance “Two poor Romanians speaking LT” (Lith. “Du vargšai rumunai, kalbantys LT”) and “Izadora”
Short Opera Festival New Opera Action NOA / performance “Izadora”
Thirteenth Festival of Professional Theaters Žaldokynės kraštas / performance “The Misanthrope” (Lith. “Mizantropai”)
2008
International Vilnius Theater Festival Sirens (Lith. Sirenos) / performance Anesthesiological Stories
XXIV Festival of Lithuanian Theatres We Act for Farmers (Lith. Vaidiname žemdirbiams – 2008) / performance “A. is Another” (Lith. “A – visai kita”)
30th Spring of Lithuanian Theaters / performance “A. is Another” (Lith. “A – visai kita”)
Druskininkai Theater Festival / performance Anesthesiological Stories
Druskininkai Theater Festival / performance “A. is Another” (Lith. “A – visai kita”)
2007
Multicultural Festival Theater Phantom (Lith. Teatro fantomas) in Kaunas / performance “Journey to the Inside of the Room” (Lith. “Kelionė į kambario vidų”)
International Vilnius Theater Festival Sirens (Lith. Sirenos) / performance “Ghosts” (Lith. “Šmėklos”)
2006
New drama action / performance “The Ferryman” (Lith. “Keltininkas”)
Lithuanian Dramaturgy Festival Panorama in Kaunas / reading of the performance “The Ferryman” (Lith. “Keltininkas”)
II Festival of Chamber Theaters in Panevėžys / performance “Ratheads” (Lith. “Žiurkiagalviai”)
2005
Lithuanian Dramaturgy Festival Versmė / performance “Utopia”
International Theater Festival Sirens (Lith. Sirenos) / performance “Ratheads” (Lith. “Žiurkiagalviai”)
New drama action / performance “Clara's Relationship” (Lith. “Klaros santykiai”)
Forum of Contemporary American Drama / performance “I Am My Own Wife” (Lith. “Pats sau žmona”)
2004
Forum of Contemporary Polish and Lithuanian Dramaturgy Generation P. or Tasteless Polish and Lithuanian Plays (Lith. Karta P. arba neskanios lenkiškos ir lietuviškos pjesės) / performance “When the Oaks were Falling” (Lith. “Virto ąžuolai”)
New drama action / performance “Ratheads” (Lith. “Žiurkiagalviai”)
2003
Project Debut zone (Lith. Debiutų zona) / performance “Tundra”
2002
Forum of Contemporary Russian Dramaturgy in Vilnius / performance “Outsides” (Lith. “Užribis”)
2001
Theatre Festival Baltiskij dom / performance “Outsides” (Lith. “Užribis”)
Theater School Festival IT's in Amsterdam / performance “Outsides” (Lith. “Užribis”)
Brno Theater School Festival / performance “Outsides” (Lith. “Užribis”)

Awards

2017
Fortune Award for directing the performance “Revolt” and “DreamWorks”
2014
Borisas Dauguvietis Earing (Lith. Boriso Dauguviečio auskaras) for new and original theatre solutions
2011
D. Tamulevičiūtė Professional Theatre Festival Award (Lith. D.Tamulevičiūtės profesionalių teatrų festivalio apdovanojimas) for the Best Director for the play Stone and Ashes by Daniel Danis
Fortune Award (Lith. Fortūnos apdovanojimas) for directing work of the play Stone and Ashes
2010
D. Tamulevičiūtė Professional Theatre Award (Lith. D.Tamulevičiūtės profesionalių teatrų festivalio apdovanojimas) for the Best Festival Play Cursed Love (Lith. Prakeikta meilė) by Marius Macevičius, based on Pavel Sanajev‘s story Bury Be Behind the Plinth (Lith. Palaidokite mane už grindjuostės)
Crystal Pediment (Lith. Krištolinis frontonas) in the III international theatre festival Theatre. Chekhov. Jalta (Ukraine) for significant embodiment of humanistic and compassionate ideas in the play Cursed Love (Lith. Prakeikta meilė) by Marius Macevičius  based on Pavel Sanajev‘s story Bury Be Behind the Plinth (Lith. Palaidokite mane už grindjuostės)
2008
Golden Cross of the Stage Award (Lith. Auksinis scenos kryžius) for colective work on the play Izadora with Jonas Sakalauskas and Dainius Gintalas
2001
Brno Theatre School Festival Award for the Best Play Outsides (Lith. Užribis), based on Viktor Pelevin‘s Blue Lantern (Lith. Mėlynas žibintas)

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