Evarts Svilpe is a music theatre dramaturg and curator. Studied at the Hamburg University of Music and Theatre, was awarded DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship as well as the "Musiktheater heute" scholarship for young music theatre professionals (2016 - 2018). He gained experience as dramaturgy and directing assistant at the "brutWien" in Vienna, the Ruhrtriennale, Stuttgart Opera, and Berlin State Opera. As dramaturg he worked on the production "Membra. Als ich im Sterben lag" with the music of D. Buxtehude and the world premiere of "The Night of the Sea Urchins" at the Hamburg State Opera, where he also participated as a singer. Founder of the Latvian theatre troupe KVADRIFRONS and dramaturg of its several performances, from which "The Spring" has received the State Theatre prize (2019). Curator of the exhibition cycle in Riga Circus elephant stables. Dramaturg of the opera “I played, I danced” at the Latvian National Opera that received the Great Music Award 2019. Initiator and dramaturg of the operfilm “Banuta” in cooperation with director Franziska Kronfoth and music theatre collective “Hauen und Stechen” (Berlin). He focuses on postdramatic theatre strategies, contemporary music theatre, interdisciplinary and international cooperation. Evarts Svilpe regularly publishes articles on contemporary theatre processes, works as a lecturer, moderator and participates in conferences. He was a guest editor of the topic “contemporary music theatre” in the magazine "Teātra Vēstnesis" and at the moment curates an anthology of stage arts texts.