Ina Pukelytė is writer, lecturer and researcher at Vytautas Magnus University, actually producer of events and performances at Kaunas European Capital of Culture 2022. She is former head of Kaunas Drama Theatre (2003-2007). She published a monography Jewish Theatre in Lithuania During the Interwar Period in 2017 and a novel Girls from the Avenue of Freedom in 2020. Her research interests are theatre history, theatre management and marketing. Her recent research articles appeared in the journals Nordic Theatre Studies and Art History and Criticism (MIK).