Dansema Dance Theatre is the first in Lithuania professional dance theatre which started to create dance performances for children. Since it was established in 2007, Dansema Dance Theater successfully performed in numerous festivals and venues in Croatia, Netherlands, Belgium, Ireland, Spain, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Poland, Turkey, Malta, Latvia, Estonia, Palestine, Ukraine, Japan, UK, US, China, India, Singapore. Just in 2019 Dansema visited festivals in Ireland, Poland, Denmark, for the fifth time toured in China and had an intensive tour in Japan, where they showed 20 performances in five cities. Dansema’s performances have been nominated and awarded by Lithuanian Ministry of Culture as the best children performances of the year 2012 and 2015.
The founder and artistic director of Dansema Birutė Banevičiūtė is a choreographer, a professor of dance education, doctor-of-social sciences and a dance teacher. She studies dance, improvisation and composition at Vilnius University (Lithuania). In addition, she learned dance pedagogy in the US, UK, Austria, Italy, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden and Poland. As dance education scholar, she gives seminars and workshops for children, dancers, choreographers, dance teachers nationally and internationally. At Dansema Dance Theater Birutė has created performances „Head in the Clouds“ (2009), „Creation of the World“ (2010), „Puzzle“ (2012), „Miracles“ (2014), „Colourful games“ (2015), „Twinkles“ (2016), „Meadow“ (2019), „Watchmaker“ (2019). These works have been shown at various international dance festivals all over the world.
PUZZLE is performance of a dance company DANSEMA, who creates dance performances for children age 0 – 3 based on scientific research of their psychological and physiological development. The performance was presented in multiple festivals, such like Edinburgh Fringe, and toured in various countries: Germany, Poland, Ireland, China, Japan and many others.