Born in 1986, in Vilnius. After graduating Gabija Secondary School in 2005, he studied automation specialty at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. In 2006, he started studying acting at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (specialization – puppetry actor, bachelor‘s course tutors – A. Latėnas and G. Storpirštis, master‘s – A. Mikutis). In 2012, he attained master‘s degree. Since 2010, he has been working as an actor and director in Vilnius Theatre Lėlė. He created roles in television, cinema, directed performances and acted in Arts Printing House, Russian Drama Theatre of Lithuania, State Youth Theatre, etc.
Performances directed by Š. Datenis for Vilnius Theatre Lėlė:
2020 Director. CIPOLLINO (based on The Adventures of Cipollino by G. Rodari). Scriptwriter T. Laucius, designer A. Dubra, composer V. Leistrumas
2019 Director. NO WI-FI IN THE VILLAGE (based on the book by D. Kandrotienė). Scriptwriter T. Kavtaradzė, designer A. Dubra, composer V. Leistrumas
2018 Scriptwriter and director. PINOCCHIO (based on the motives of C. Collodi’s tale). Scriptwriter T. Kavtaradzė, designer A. Dubra, composer V. Leistrumas, choreographer S. Mikalauskaitė
2016 Director. NOW YOU SEE IT / NOW YOU DON’T. Designer A. Dubra, costume designer S. Janušauskaitė, composer V. Leistrumas
2015 Scriptwriter and director. EVOLUTION. Designer A. Dubra, A. Brančel, V. Suncovas, composer S. Janušauskaitė