ŠARŪNĖ URBONAVIČIENĖ aka SHARUNE [ʃʌru:ne] was born in South Lithuania. Both parents are Lithuanians. Since early age she studied music, finished Marijampolė Music School in violin specialty and participated in numerous concerts around Europe. As a teenager, she also played drums in a rock band.
Her dream of becoming actress came when she was studying in Denmark. Sharune moved to London, UK and shifted her focus on film acting career. She took acting classes with Katie Morgan (The Actor's Surgery), Matt Banister (RADA), Louise O'Leary (Standby Method Acting Studio) and Steve North (The Reel Scene).
Her first feature lead was violinist Eva in crime thriller 'Play With Me' (Yezid Jimenez).
Sharune was awarded Student Bursary at Equity Awards and furthered her training at the Identity School of Acting.
Biography by IMDb.
Identity School of Acting (2020-2022)
Intimacy Short Course (Sara Green) (2022)
Take 3 Action Academy (Knives combat) (2022)
The ReelScene Screen Acting School (2019-2022)
Femi Oguns Masterclasses (2021)
The Actors Gym Selftape Certificate (2021)
Anarchy!Actors Studio workshops with Christopher Hanvey (2020)
StandBy Method Acting Studio (Louise O'Leary) (2019)
Red Hat Opera acting workshops with Guy Harries (2019)
The Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre New York with Pamela Moller Kareman (2019)
Untold Productions with The Nursery Theatre with Joanna Archer (2019)
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (Improv level1)(Matt Bannister) (2016)
The Actors' Surgery Acting Masterclasses (Katie Morgan) (2013)
Friends in Film production assisting training with Janet Urban (2022)
University of Copenhagen Scandinavian Film and Television (2022)
Screenskills First AD masterclasses for HETV freelancers (2021)
Screenskills Coronavirus basic awareness on production training (2020, 2021, 2022)
University of Colorado Boulder Giving Helpful Feedback (2021)
The National Arts Club The Art of Cinematic Storytelling workshop with Mark Voelpel (2021)
Garrison Academy Masterclass Cinematography with Kevin Garrison (2021)
Screenskills Addressing unconscious bias: basic awareness in the workplace (2021)
Screenskills Tackling harassment and bullying at work (2021)
New York Film Academy The Art of Visual Storytelling masterclass with Anthony Richmond (2019)