Stelmaker was born on February 22, 1959, he was a freelance actor at the Liepāja Theater and the head of the Liepāja Cemetery Department. Stelmaker arrived in Liepaja in 1982 after studying at the Leningrad Cultural Institute with a director’s diploma in his pocket. Stelmaker has portrayed Januk in “The Sins of Trine”, Vari in “May and Pray”, Pablo in “The Third Name”, Horace in “Hamlet”, Joski in “Skroderdienos Silmači”, Don Basil in “Figaro’s Wedding”, Berald in “Imaginary Sick” and characters in other productions. Stelmaker had agreed to play Pudik in the upcoming show “Indulis and Ārija”.