Dainius Gavenonis born 1973-03-11 in Kaunas.


Studies and workplaces

1996 graduated in Lithuanian Music Academy (Now – Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy), Acting Cathedral (course director Dalia Tamulevičiūtė).

1996 started working in theatre “Vaidila“.

From 1999 actor in Oskaras Koršunovas theatre.

From 2011 is Lithuanian National Drama Theatre actor.


2015 Dainius Gavenonis awarded Lithuanian National Sulture and Art Prize


Received a number of significant awards.


Played plenty roles, most important of which:


1997   Aston. Harold Pinter. “Guard“, director Gintaras Liutkevičius.

2000   Paul. Marius von Mayenburg. “Fireface“, director Oskaras Koršunovas.

2000   Homeless Poet. Mikhail Bulgakov. “The Master and Margarita”, director Oskaras Koršunovas.

2001   Ringo. Marius von Mayenburg. “Parasites“, director Oskaras  Koršunovas.

2002   Oedipus. Sophocles. “Oedipus the King“, director Oskaras Koršunovas.

2003   Count Paris. William Shakespeare. “The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet“, director Oskaras Koršunovas.

2008   Claudius. William Shakespeare. “Hamlet“, director Oskaras Koršunovas.

2009   Mikhail Astrov. Anton Chekhov. “Uncle Vania“, director Eric Lacascade.

2010   Satin. Maxim Gorky. “The Lower Depths“, director Oskaras Koršunovas.

2011   Doctor Thomas Stockman. Henrik Ibsen. “An Enemy of the People“, director Jonas Vaitkus.

2012              Masalskis. Justinas Marcinkevičius. “Cathedral“, director Oskaras Koršunovas.

2013   Lilliom. Ferenc Molnár. “Lilliom“, director László Bagossy.

2014   Dorn. Anton Chekhov. “The Seagull“, director Oskaras Koršunovas.

2014   Father, the Killer with an Axe, Stranger, Car Seller. Saara Turunen. “Broken Heart Story“, director Saara Turunen.

2015              Patriarch; Monk Varlam. Alexander Pushkin. “Boris Godunov“, director Eimuntas Nekrošius.

2015   Marius Ivaškevičius. “The Great Evil“, director Árpád Schilling.



Created a few dozens roles in cinema.