35 Notable alumni of
Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre

The Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre is 951st in the world, 331st in Europe, and 2nd in Lithuania by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 35 notable alumni from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Michael Stuhlbarg

    Michael Stuhlbarg
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    stage actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Michael Stewart Stuhlbarg is an American actor. He rose to prominence as troubled university professor Larry Gopnik in the 2009 dark comedy film A Serious Man, directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Stuhlbarg has appeared in numerous films and television series portraying real life figures, such as George Yeaman in Lincoln (2012), Lew Wasserman in Hitchcock (2012), Andy Hertzfeld in Steve Jobs (2015), Edward G. Robinson in Trumbo (2015), Abe Rosenthal in The Post (2017), Stanley Edgar Hyman in Shirley (2020), Arnold Rothstein in HBO's Boardwalk Empire (2010–2013), Richard A. Clarke in The Looming Tower (2018), and as Richard Sackler in Dopesick (2021). His performance in The Looming Tower earned him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. Stuhlbarg's other notable supporting roles include Hugo (2011), Men in Black 3 (2012), Blue Jasmine (2013), Pawn Sacrifice (2014), Arrival (2016), and Doctor Strange (2016), the third season of the anthology television series Fargo (2017), as well as on the Showtime series Your Honor (2020-present).

  2. Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė

    Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
    Studied in 1985
    Occupations
    television presenterstage actorpresenterfilm actoractor
    Biography

    Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė is а Lithuanian, Russian, and British theatre and cinema actress, who appears mostly in Russian films. She is a winner of the Nika Award in 1994 for Best Actress.

  3. Severija Janušauskaitė

    Severija Janušauskaitė
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Enrolled in the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
    Studied in 2005
    Occupations
    actorcomposermodelstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Severija Janušauskaitė is a Lithuanian stage and film actress, occasionally performing as a singer, composer, costume designer and fashion model. She is well known for her role in the drama film Star (2014), for which she received an Award for Best Actress at the Kinotavr Film Festival, a Golden Eagle Award for Best Supporting Actress as well as Nika Award and White Elephant Award nominations in several categories. Other popular works include the comedy film The Norseman (2015) as well as the TV series The Optimists and Babylon Berlin (both 2017).

  4. Donatas Banionis

    Donatas Banionis
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1924-2014 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    actortheatrical directorpoliticianstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Donatas Banionis was a Soviet and Lithuanian stage and film actor and theater director. He has more than 80 credited roles in cinema and is best known for his performance in the lead role of Tarkovsky's Solaris as Kris Kelvin. He was born in Kaunas, Lithuania.

  5. Vytautas Landsbergis

    Vytautas Landsbergis
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1932-.. (age 90)
    Occupations
    politicianmusic historianchess playermusic pedagoguemusician
    Biography

    Vytautas Landsbergis [ˈvʲîːtɐʊtɐs ˈɫɐ̂ˑnʲdzʲbʲɛrʲɡʲɪs] is a Lithuanian politician and former Member of the European Parliament. He was the first Head of Parliament of Lithuania after its independence declaration from the Soviet Union. He has written 20 books on a variety of topics, including a biography of Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, as well as works on politics and music. He is a founding signatory of the Prague Declaration on European Conscience and Communism, and a member of the international advisory council of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation.

  6. Pēteris Vasks

    Pēteris Vasks
    Born in
    Latvia Flag Latvia
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    musiciancomposer
    Biography

    Pēteris Vasks is a Latvian composer.

  7. Asmik Grigorian

    Asmik Grigorian
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    opera singer
    Biography

    Asmik Grigorian is a Lithuanian operatic soprano.

  8. Inga Jankauskaitė

    Inga Jankauskaitė
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    actorsinger
    Biography

    Inga Jankauskaitė is a Lithuanian actress, singer, and piano player.

  9. Vytautas Šapranauskas

    Vytautas Šapranauskas
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1958-2013 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Vytautas Šapranauskas was a Lithuanian comedy and drama actor of theatre and cinema, and an anchor of TV programs. According to the chairman of the Lithuanian Union of Actors, he was one of Lithuania's most talented actors, both in comedy and drama.

  10. Eimuntas Nekrošius

    Eimuntas Nekrošius
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1952-2018 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    theatrical director
    Biography

    Eimuntas Nekrošius was a Lithuanian theatre director.

  11. Leonidas Donskis

    Leonidas Donskis
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1962-2016 (aged 54)
    Occupations
    university teacherphilosopherpolitical theoristpolitician
    Biography

    Leonidas Donskis was a Lithuanian-Jewish philosopher, political theorist, historian of ideas, social analyst, and political commentator, professor of politics and head of "VDU Academia Cum Laude" at Vytautas Magnus University, Honorary Consul of Finland in Kaunas and deputy chairman of the Lithuanian Jewish Community. He was also the member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2009 to 2014.

  12. Marius Jampolskis

    Marius Jampolskis
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    television actoractor
    Biography

    Marius Jampolskis is a Lithuanian actor and TV host.

  13. Vytautas Kernagis

    Vytautas Kernagis
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1951-2008 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    recording artistsinger-songwritersongwritersingerfilm actor
    Biography

    Vytautas Kernagis was a Lithuanian singer-songwriter, bard, actor, director, and television announcer. He is considered a pioneer of Lithuanian sung poetry.

  14. Mindaugas Karbauskis

    Mindaugas Karbauskis
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    theatrical directordramaturge
    Biography

    Mindaugas Karbauskis is a Lithuanian theater director, since 2011 artistic director of Mayakovsky Theatre. Winner of the Golden Mask Award (2007, 2008, 2016). He resigned from the position of the artistic director on February 25, 2022 as a protest for the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

  15. Violeta Urmana

    Violeta Urmana
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Violeta Urmana is a Lithuanian opera singer who has sung leading mezzo-soprano and soprano roles in the opera houses of Europe and North America.

  16. Jurgita Jurkutė

    Jurgita Jurkutė
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    film actoractorbeauty pageant contestantmodel
    Biography

    Jurgita Jurkutė is an Lithuanian actress and former winner of the Miss Lithuania 2007 beauty pageant.

  17. Saulius Sondeckis

    Saulius Sondeckis
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1928-2016 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    music pedagoguemusicologistviolistconductorviolinist
    Biography

    Saulius Sondeckis was a Lithuanian violinist, conductor, orchestra leader and professor. He founded the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra in 1960 and was its artistic director and principal conductor until 2004.

  18. Rolandas Kazlas

    Rolandas Kazlas
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    television actoractortheatrical director
    Biography

    Rolandas Kazlas is a Lithuanian actor, comedian and theater director. Lithuanian National Culture and Arts prize winner in 2009.

  19. Vyacheslav Ganelin

    Vyacheslav Ganelin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    pianistjazz musiciancomposerfilm score composermusic pedagogue
    Biography

    Vyacheslav Ganelin (Hebrew: ויאצ'סלב (סלבה) גנלין, Lithuanian: Viačeslavas Ganelinas, Russian: Вячеслав Шевелевич Гане́лин; born 17 December 1944) is a Lithuanian–Israeli jazz pianist, composer, and pedagogue.

  20. Oskaras Koršunovas

    Oskaras Koršunovas
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    theatrical directoruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Oskaras Koršunovas is a Lithuanian theatre director.

  21. Evelina Sašenko

    Evelina Sašenko
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    jazz musiciansingeropera singer
    Biography

    Evelina Sašenko-Statulevičienė is a Lithuanian jazz singer of Polish-Ukrainian descent, who was born and lives in Lithuania.

  22. Vytautas Juozapaitis

    Vytautas Juozapaitis
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    recording artistmusic pedagoguepoliticiansingeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Vytautas Juozapaitis is a Lithuanian singer (baritone), recipient of Lithuanian National Prize, a soloist of Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre and Kaunas State Musical Theatre, a professor of Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre and a docent of Vilnius College of Higher Education, and a television personality. He has performed in many international venues and is considered the most famous contemporary Lithuanian baritone.

  23. Faustas Latėnas

    Faustas Latėnas
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1956-2020 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    politiciancomposer
    Biography

    Faustas Latėnas was a Lithuanian composer, theatre manager, politician and diplomat. He composed mostly incidental music, and also scores for films and television. He was vice-minister of the Lithuanian Ministry of Culture, advisor to the prime minister in cultural affairs, and cultural attaché in Moscow.

  24. Vytautas Miškinis

    Vytautas Miškinis
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    university teacherchoir directorconductorcomposer
    Biography

    Vytautas Miškinis is a Lithuanian composer, choral conductor and academic teacher. He is artistic director of Ąžuoliukas, a boys' and youth choir and music school, and of other ensembles, performing internationally. He has taught choral conducting at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre from 1985. His groups have won prizes at international competitions, where he also served as member of the jury. His compositions are part of international standard choral repertoire.

  25. Romuald Twardowski

    Romuald Twardowski
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1930-.. (age 92)
    Occupations
    composermusic pedagogue
    Biography

    Romuald Twardowski is a Polish composer.

  26. Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson

    Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson is a Lithuanian politician. From 13 December 2016 to 21 December 2018, she served as Minister of Culture in the Skvernelis Cabinet led by Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis.

  27. Nehama Lifshitz

    Nehama Lifshitz
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1927-2017 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Nechama Lifshitz was a Yiddish language and later Hebrew language soprano and art song performer who came to be a key representative of Soviet Jewish culture in the 1950s and 1960s. Her seemingly innocent concerts were the heart and soul of Lipshitz’s contribution to keeping Jewish culture and identity alive in the Communist bloc.

  28. Audrius Nakas

    Audrius Nakas
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politicianactor
    Biography

    Audrius Nakas is a Lithuanian politician and a former member of the Seimas. He graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre and worked as an actor before a career in politics.

  29. Nijolė Ambrazaitytė

    Nijolė Ambrazaitytė
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1939-2016 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    university teachersingeropera singerpolitician
    Biography

    Nijolė Ambrazaitytė was an opera singer, politician, and signatory of the 1990 Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania.

  30. Radvilė Morkūnaitė-Mikulėnienė

    Radvilė Morkūnaitė-Mikulėnienė
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Radvilė Morkūnaitė-Mikulėnienė is a Lithuanian politician. She has served as a Member of the Seimas since 2016, and has additionally served as Deputy Speaker of the Seimas since 2020 and as First Vice Chairwoman of the Homeland Union since 2021.

  31. Judita Leitaitė

    Judita Leitaitė
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Judita Leitaitė is Lithuanian opera singer and mezzo-soprano.

  32. Vilija Aleknaitė-Abramikienė

    Vilija Aleknaitė-Abramikienė
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    musicologistuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Vilija Aleknaitė-Abramikienė is a Lithuanian politician and member of the Seimas.

  33. Mindaugas Rojus

    Mindaugas Rojus
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Mindaugas Rojus is a Lithuanian opera singer (tenor / baritone), a soloist of Klaipėda State Music Theatre, and a member of a stage duo Žemaitijos perlai (Samogitia's Pearls).

  34. Giedrė Beinoriūtė

    Giedrė Beinoriūtė
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm director
    Biography

    Giedrė Beinoriūtė is a Lithuanian filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and co-founder of a film studio "Monoklis".

  35. Darius Mažintas

    Darius Mažintas
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    politicianpianist
    Biography

    Darius Mažintas is a Lithuanian pianist and politician. Since March 2013 to September 2014 he has been Vice Minister for Culture.