Gintare Minelgaite is a performance & theatre artist, methodologist. Gintare was born in 1984 in Kaunas, Lithuania. In 2005, she completed a bachelor’s in Acting at Lithuanian Theatre and Drama School, where she was a part of two theatre collectives: Keistuoliai and Arviras Ratas Laboratory. Since moving to London in 2006, she graduated with BA in Graphic Design, worked in companies such as Future Shorts and Secret Cinema as visual art director, and completed a master’s degree in theatre directing. Whilst studying her Masters at Royal School of Speech and Drama, she began collaborating with the avant-garde theatre director Robert Wilson, Gintare is finished script and getting ready for her debut feature film - a collaboration with Dieter Meier. During year 2013 she directed & produced a number of successful stagings - ‘1001 nights in America’ (Watermill Center, NYC; Berliner Festspiele) , ‘Bein Particular’ ( Nettle house, London); collaborations with Norwegian composer Steinar Yggeseth - ‘ TUK TUK ANAMNESIS’ ( Kaunas Biennial), ‘LOVE’ (CAC, Vilnius; Siaullai Art Gallery, Sialiai; POST Gallery, Kaunas), ‘SELF-FLES’ (Siaullai Art Gallery, Siauliai; POST Gallery, Kaunas) and very recent Just Like In The Movies project part 1 ‘PSYCHO’ (POST Gallery, Kaunas). Her conceptual interest lie in the synthesis of performance art, cinema and theatre; synthesis between neuroscience and art.
Gintare’s next intellectual endeavor is a Phd that will focus on the synthesis between neuroscience and art.