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RASA SAMUOLYTĖ

Born in 1975, in Panevezys. Studied at Lithuanian Music Academy, Department of Theatre and Cinema, theatre acting with musical profile under director Jonas Vaitkus. Graduated with Master degree in 1999.

Rasa Samuolyte has been one of the leading actors from the very beginning of Oskaras Korsunovas Theatre. She played Girl in Roberto Zucco by B.-M Koltes, 1998 (National Drama Theatre); Lulu in Shopping and Fucking by Mark Ravenhill, Helen in A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, both in 1999; Olga in Fireface by Marius von Mayenburg, 2000, Juliet in The Most Excellent and Lamentable Story of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, 2003, Ofelia in Hamlet  by W.Shakespeare, 2008 – to name the most important of those under direction of Oskaras Korsunovas.

Awarded as Best actress in a Supporting Role for the Girl in Roberto Zucco, dir. Oskaras Korsunovas, 1998, Best actress for Lulu in Shopping and Fucking, dir. O.Korsunovas,  and Lin in Anna Weis, dir. Jonas Vaitkus in 2000 and the Best actress for Ofelia in Hamlet, dir. Oskaras Korsunovas, 2009.