The solo performance “Transforman” depicts a man’s inner journey from stereotypical masculinity to self-understanding and acceptance.

What emotional and psychological barriers prevent modern men from opening up? What does it mean to be vulnerable and self-compassionate?

“A sensitive open heart may seem like a weakness to “normal” people who have simplified themselves, who have exchanged their authenticity for acceptability, in Lithuania – especially for men. Thoughts are constantly running through my head – what is normal anyway? If I’m just an empty shell, full of nothing? What’s the point of existence if I’m not in it?” – asks Marius Eidrigevicius, the creator of the performance.


Idea, choreography, performance: Marius Eidrigevičius

Curating choreographer, movement director: Laurynas Žakevičius

Composers: Adomas Strazdas

Light design: Edgaras Varkulevičius, Povilas Laurinaitis

Video: Dalius Kalinauskas

Photo: Dainius Putinas, Viktorija Lankauskaitė, Mantas Repečka, Titas Falkauskas

Producer: Laurynas Žakevičius

Coproduction: Kauno miesto kamerinis teatras

Duration: 40 minutes

Premiere: 2022


International Contemporary Dance Festival "New Baltic Dance", Vilnius, Lithuania, 2021
10th Festival of Semeliškės „Nuo Lauryno iki Roko“ (excerpt), Semeliškės, Lithuania, 2021
Mini Dance Festival „Pūga“ (excerpt), Vilnius, Lithuania, 2021
Festival „Ži rekomenduoja“ (excerpt), Vilnius, Lithuania, 2021
Theatre Festival for Youth „Išeities taškas“, Kaunas, Lithuania, 2022
Mini Dance Festival „Pūga“ (premiere), Vilnius, Lithuania, 2022
Lukiškės Prison 2.0 Open studios, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2023
International Dance Festival „Pėdos“, Anykščiai, Lithuania, 2023
Nordic Culture Club - Summer Festival, Helsinkis, Finland, 2023
b12 festival (excerpt), Berlin, Germany, 2023


Nominated for the prestigious Lithuanian highest theatre award Golden Stage Cross (Best Debut of the Year, 2022)