LINA PUODŽIUKAITĖ - LANAUSKIENĖ
She began her dance career by dancing in the Kaunas Dance Theater AURA. Later, he interned at the Cristine Cangelosi troupe in Atlanta, USA, completed his bachelor's studies at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (North Carolina, USA) and his master's studies at Hollins University (Virginia, USA). Between her bachelor's and master's studies, Lina interned at the Lincoln Education Center, where she taught dance and presented several of her choreographic works. While living and working in New York, USA, Lina also danced in different projects with Hanh Nguyen (Notoriety Inc.), Ryan C. Beck and Linda Diamond (Diamond Sokolow Studio).
After returning to the dance theater AURA. Since 2011, Lina has been the head of the National M.K. for 5 years. for the Ballet Department of Čiurlionis School of Arts, former chairman of the Contemporary Dance Association in Lithuania.
Lina Puodziukaitė-Lanauskienė currently teaches dance at LMTA, works as a teacher-expert in the National M.K. At the Čiurlionis School of Arts, where she is also the chairperson of the methodological group of modern dance teachers, she teaches seminars in Lithuania and abroad, is an expert in various commissions, creates choreography and participates in various projects, preferring non-traditional spaces. For many years of work, he has been awarded prestigious awards, one of them "Carry your light and believe" and others.