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Theatre lithuania


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Theatre lithuania

  1. 1. Lithuanian theater
  2. 2. More than 400 years ago first shows appeared in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Then the first theater was formed in the Low Castle in Vilnius. Some History Facts
  3. 3. Since the second half of the 16th century foreign theater troupes showed their performances there. In 1570 the first Lithuanian spectacle was showed by Vilnius college, which was reorganized into Vilnius university in 1579.
  4. 4. In 1875 the first city theaters were opened in Vilnius and Klaipėda.
  5. 5. The first performance was in a barn near the sea in Palanga in 1899. The creators were brothers Antanas and Juozas Vilkutaičiai. The name of the performance was “Amerika pirtyje”. Many people liked it and this performance stayed popular for a long time. The First Drama Performance
  6. 6. The first Lithuanian theater, named National theater, was directed by Antanas Sutkus. Its first performance was “Litvomanai” in Kaunas in 1919. The First Lithuanian Theater
  7. 7. Now there are 80 theaters in 10 different cities in Lithuania. The capital city Vilnius has 32 theaters and the most popular of them is The National Opera and Ballet Theater. Lithuanian Theaters Today
  8. 8. The theater was founded in 1920. The first opera was “La Traviata” and the first ballet was “Coppelia”. Now the theater has opera and ballet groups, orchestra and chorus. There are 2 halls. The theater season lasts about 10 months every year. The National Opera and Ballet Theater
  9. 9. The most popular performance in Lithuania is “The Nutcracker” by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. First presented in National Opera Theater in 1925, it is well-known and favorite nowadays. “The Nutcracker”-”Spragtukas”
  10. 10. Lithuanian Theaters
  11. 11. Klaipėda National Drama Theater
  12. 12. The Freak Theater
  13. 13. The Youth Theater
  14. 14. Šiauliai Drama Theater
  15. 15. Panevėžys Juozas Miltinis Drama Theater
  16. 16. Domino Professional Comedy Theater
  17. 17. Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda Puppet Theaters
  18. 18. Various theater festivals like “Sirenos” (Sirens) are held in Lithuania every year. The Theater Festival
  19. 19. Jonas Vaitkus Oskaras Koršunovas Rimas Tuminas Eimuntas Nekrošius Gytis Padegimas The Most Famous Theater Directors
  20. 20. Donatas BanionisVaiva Mainelytė Eglė Gabrėnaitė Juozas Budraitis Neli Savičenko Regimantas Adomaitis Famous Lithuanian Actors ( Our grandparents adored them )
  21. 21. Rolandas Kazlas Jolanta Dapkūnaitė Vladas Bagdonas Vytautas Šapranauskas Rasa Samuolytė Andrius Kaniava Famous Lithuanian Actors ( Our parents loved them )
  22. 22. Jurga Jutaitė Inga Norkutė Giedrius Savickas Marius Repšys Ainis Storpirštis Monika Vaičiulytė Famous Lithuanian Actors ( Our generation enjoys them )
  23. 23. Thank you for your attention!