THEATRE AFTER QUARANTINE

An article by journalist Lara Paukovič in magazine Mladina about theatre after quarantine, in which different theatre practitioners share their views on currrent crisis. Among other themes Jaša Koceli shares his experience in Lithuania, where they had to stop the rehearsals ten days before the premiere. 

https://www.mladina.si/198515/gledalisce-po-karanteni/

POSTPONED PREMIERE

Because of the coronavirus the premiere of Electra (25.03.2020) is postponed to later period.

We wish good health and peace to everybody.

Long live the theatre!

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100 SECONDS INTERVIEW

Short Q&A "100 seconds" during the working process for the performance Electra in National Kaunas Drama Theatre in Lithuania.

Video operator and editing director by Ridas Beržauskas
Text by Jolanta Garnytė-Jadkauskienė and Daiva Čepauskaitė
Titles (English translation) by Simona Žukauskaitė

ELECTRA PHOTO SHOOTING

Photo shooting for Electra with actress Greta Šepliakovaitė, director Jaša Koceli and photographer Donatas Stankevičius.

Poster design by Kamilė Asadauskaitė.

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INTERVIEWS IN KAUNAS

Interview for main city newspaper Kauno Diena. 

Journalist: Lukas Alsys

Photo: Laimio Steponavičiaus

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English summary of the interview on Lithuanian National Radio.

Journalist: Juta Liutkevičiūtė 

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BEGINNING OF ELECTRA

There was a first official rehearsal on 14th January for Electra in National Kaunas Drama Theatre in Lithuania.

Director Jaša Koceli lead the meeting with his teammates costume designer Branka Pavlič, set designer Darjan Mihajlović Cerar, composer Miha Petric and choreographer Tajda Podobnik. They met the actors Greta Šepliakovaitė, Jūratė Onaitytė, Daiva Rudokaitė, Tomas Erbrėderis, Ričardas Vitkaitis, Povilas Jatkevičius, Deividas Breivė, Kamilė Lebedytė, Jurgita Maskoliūnaitė, Saulė Sakalauskaitė, Ieva Stašelytė, Aistė Zabotkaitė in Roberta Sirgedaitė.

Photo: Donatas Stankevičius

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ELECTRA WORKSHOP

Before the start of rehearsals for Electra the director Jaša Koceli and choreographer Tajda Podobnik led a week long workshop for future chorus with the group of young actresses: Greta Šepliakovaitė, Kamilė Lebedytė, Jurgita Maskoliūnaitė, Saulė Sakalauskaitė, Ieva Stašelytė, Aistė Zabotkaitė and Roberta Sirgedaitė.

Photo: Donatas Stankevičius 

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BEFORE DEPARTURE

Before departure in Lithuania the team gathered for the last time before March. They will create performance Electra in National Kaunas Drama Theatre

From left to right: set designer Darjan Mihajlović Cerar, costume designer Branka Pavlič, choreographer Tajda Podobnik, director Jaša Koceli, composer Miha Petric, light designer David Andrej Francky and photographer Mankica Kranjec.

Photo: Mankica Kranjec 

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