Nacionalinis Kauno dramos teatras

Žemaitis Edgaras


E. Žemaitis graduated from Kaunas Juozas Gruodis Conservatoire and then got his Bachelor’s degree in acting at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. Now he works at the National Kaunas Drama Theatre.

Photographer Dainius Ščiuka

The Most Important Works in Theatre

Brother in The Originals (Lith. Pirmeiviai) by Gytis Padegimas
Director G. Padegimas
Rasputin in My Fairy Herbarium (Lith. Mano fėjų herbariumas) based on the story of Sébastien Perez and Benjamin Lacombe’s book The Fairy Herbarium
Director P. Makauskas
Mameliukas, Jew, Muslim, Christian monk in Nathan the Wise (Lith. Natanas Išmintingasis) by G. E. Lessing
Director G. Varnas
Povilas in Hello, Fox! (Lith. Labas, Lape!) based on the fairy tale Happiness is a Fox by Evelina Daciūtė
Director E. Kižaitė
Leone in  Fiorenza (Lith. Fjorenca) by Thomas Mann
Director J. Vaitkus
Georgian, OTPOR activist, Thunder, Ukrainian in Revolt (Lith. Maištas)
Director A. Jankevičius
Marcellus, Rosencrantz, Gravedigger II in Hamlet (Lith. Hamletas)  by William Shakespeare
Director  V. Bareikis
Macheath in The Beggar's Opera (Lith. Vargšų opera) by John Gay
Director A. Kurienius
Gagarin, soldier, wolf, priest, Petras, Špokas, mime, Adomas, Hansas, Genadij, Rimantas, Virgilijus, Kadafi, dentist, voice, Algimantas, Svajūnas, Aurimas, Gordon, Audrius, Vilius, in Forest Brother (Lith. Miškinis) by Janis Balodis
Director V. Silis
Clockmaker II in The Boy with the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (Lith. Mechaninė širdis) by Mathias Malzieu
Director A. Areima
Rolandas in Swarm (Lith. Spiečius) by Nick Payne
Director E.Kižaitė
Assistant II (Kelner, agent, Egonas Štaelis, tapper on stage, etc.) in Biography: A Play Acting (Lith. Biografija: vaidinimas) by Max Frisch
Director G. Varnas
Nobleman in Barbara (Lith. Barbora) based on the play Barbara Radziwill by Juozas Grušas
Director J. Jurašas
Ramas in Waiting For Her (Lith. Trys paros prie mylimosios slenkščio)
Director I. Šakalytė
Solionas in Three Sisters (Lith. Trys seserys) by Anton Chekhov
Director A. Giniotis
Robertas in Monsters (Lith. Blogieji) by N. Rådström
Director A. Jankevičius
Gintaras in Kur bėga Šešupė, arba Viešbutis ŠIRVINTA
Director L. Jurkštas
Actor in Atleisk jiems - jie nežino, ką daro based on Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron
Director E. Kižaitė
Dača in The Belgrade Trilogy (Lith. Belgrado trilogija) by Biljana Srbljanović
Director G. Aleksa
Child in Performansas Hard Choras Society
Director A. Jankevičius
Eilif in Mother Courage and Her Children (Lith. Motušė Kuraž ir jos vaikai) by Bertolt Brecht
Director Ana Monro Theatre (Slovenia)

Other projects

Music composer for a performance Hello, Fox! (Lith. Labas, Lape!)
Singer in Concert Ain't no easy way out in The National Kaunas Drama Theatre

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