Elvyra Markevičiūtė is a theatre scholar and critic. She graduated from the Faculty of Theatre Studies of St Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy. She worked as a Literary Assistant for the Chief Director at Šiauliai State Drama Theatre, as the Head of the Literature Department at Kaunas State Academic Drama Theatre and as a Curator of the Theatre and Cinema Information Section of the Arts Department at Kaunas County Public Library. She has published over 400 articles on theatre heritage and is the author and editor of the following books: Šiauliai Drama Theatre 1931-1991(Šiaulių dramos teatras 1931-1991), Kaunas State Drama Theatre Turns 90 (Kauno valstybinis dramos teatras 90), Algimantas Masiulis: a Soul under Teutonic Knight’s Armour (Algimantas Masiulis: siela po teutonų riterio šarvais). She has appeared in national radio and TV programs and was a curator of various exhibitions, and has delivered presentations at conferences such as the International Strindberg‘s, SIBMAS.