Marija Simona Simulynaite is director of opera studio at Lithuanian Music and Theater Academy (2012) and artistic director of Baltic Ballet Theater (2010). Simulynaite is also a dancer and choreographer with a broad international experience. She has performed, co-created and directed numerous domestic and international performances with several theatres and dance companies. At this moment she is involved in various community art projects and creation of performances uniting contemporary art and classical music in opera. Simulynaite is energized by her daily environment, and her production is based on constant improvisation and moments of everyday life. Simulynaite is always broadening the artistic and geographical scope of her creation. Her main goal is to inspire the audiences with stimulating new projects, and provide new space and opportunities for Lithuanian and foreign artists to express their ideas.