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Elvyra Markevičiūtė

Elvyra Markevičiūtė is a theatre scholar and critic, graduated from the Faculty of Theatre Studies of the St. Petersburg State Academy of Theatre Arts. She worked as a Literary Assistant for the Chief Director at the Šiauliai State Drama Theatre, as the Head of the Literature Department at the Kaunas State Academic Drama Theatre and as Curator of the Theatre and Cinema Information Section of the Arts Department at the Kaunas County Public Library. She has published over 400 articles on theatre heritage and is the author and editor of the following books: The Šiauliai Drama Theatre 1931-1991, The Kaunas State Drama Theatre Turns 90,  Algimantas Masiulis: a Soul in Teutonic Knight’s Armour. She has participated in national radio and TV programs, acted as curator of exhibitions, and has delivered presentations and submitted materials at the International Strindberg‘s, SIBMAS and other conferences.