photo D. Matvejev

Gintarė Marija Ščavinskaitė

Gintarė Marija finished Choreography studies in a specialized art school - Siauliai Conservatory (Saulius Sondeckis art school) at 2010. She got a Bachelor‘s Degree in Dance Pedagogy and Choreography at VIKO - University of Applied Sciences, Vilnius (Lithuania) in 2013, and from then on worked for Aura Dance Theatre until 2017. That same year she joined the Lithuanian contemporary dance association as well as Šeiko Dance Company. In 2018 she was awarded with the Lithuanian highest culture evaluation - Golden stage cross, for best dancer of 2017, together with Niels Claes. She danced choreographies by Samuel Mathieu, Pia Holden, Anne Ekenes, Paul Hess, Alban Richard, Palle Granhoj and others. She had toured and performed in different countries such as Norway, Italy, USA, China and others.