Adomas Jacovskis - stage designer, painter. Laureate of the National Lithuanian Arts and Culture Award in 2000.

Born in 1948, Jacovskis graduated from the Vilnius Academy of Arts (Theatre Art Department) in 1973. 

His first stagework was Strindberg’s Miss Julie.

In 1978-1983 Jacovskis worked as an Art Director of The Lithuanian Youth Theatre, since 1989 is a Professor of stagecraft in the Lithuanian State Art Academy.

Adomas Jacovskis has created stageworks for more than 70 dramas, operas and ballets both at home and in foreign theatres including such as The Lithuanian National Drama Theatre, The Lithuanian Youth Theatre, The State Small Theatre of Vilnius, LIFE Festival, The Lithuanian Opera House, The Kaunas Drama Theatre, The Riga National Opera House, The Modern Theatre (Wroclaw, Poland), The Sovremennik Theatre, The Vakhangov Theatre, Rep Theatre (Scotland), The National Theatre (Reykjavik, Iceland), The Gothenburg Theatre (Sweden) and many others.

Jacovskis has been working with Rimas Tuminas since 1994 on such plays as Kanovichius’s Smile to Us, O Lord, Lermontov’s Masquerade, Schiller’s Mary Stuart, Chekhov’s Three Sisters and Uncle Vanya, Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, Gogol’s The Auditor, Griboedov’s The Woes of Wit.

Adomas Jacovskis also works actively as a painter and participated in many national and international exhibitions in the Czech Republic, Italy, Japan, Germany, Russia, Finland, Holland, as well as Lithuania. Works of Adomas Jacovskis have been awarded in Lithuania and abroad.

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