Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
The Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (LMTA) is an internationally recognised higher education institution which trains artists for a professional career in music, theatre, dance and film and offers related theoretical studies. Founded in 1933, the Academy currently hosts about 1,000 students in 3 study cycles – Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral – in its 3 faculties, 2 of which are based in Vilnius, one in Klaipėda.
The rehearsal and performance venues in Vilnius and Klaipėda include 3 Concert Halls, 3 Dance Studios, a Cinema Hall, a Theatre Studio (Balcony Theatre), an Opera Studio, a Music Innovation Studies Centre and a recording studio. The LMTA collaborates with creative industry and social partners to promote young artists and boost cultural development. Every year the Academy hosts around 500 artistic events, the great majority of which are public and free of charge.
Research, artistic research and educational achievements are published in the LMTA’s scientific journals and are presented at national and international conferences.