• Ancient drama at the crossroads of civilizations

    Greek directors walk side by side with their foreign colleagues as they express the major, global trends of performance and reoriented the perspectives about ancient drama. Continue Reading

    April 18, 2017 • Ancient Drama, Theatre History • Views: 2774

  • Theatrum Mundi: a journey through European performing arts


    The project Theatrum Mundi is promoted by Eufonia soc.coop.- Astràgali Teatro, with the support of the Creative Europe Program of the European Union, in partnership with National and Kapodistrian University of Athens-Art and Speech Lab (Greece), Italian Centre of International Theatre Institute-UNESCO (Italy), University of Venice-IUAV (Italy), Stichting DW-RS Producties (Netherlands), Maison d’Europe et d’Orient (France), Theatro tsi Zakynthos  (Greece), in association with Directorate General of International Theatre Institute (France), Xenia-Performing Arts Ensemble for the Internationalization of Artists (Italy). Continue Reading

    March 20, 2017 • News • Views: 1738

  • Theatre in modern greek school. From ethnocentrism to multiculturalism.


    Theatre constitutes that kind of educational communication system which not only corresponds to the equivalent existing reality and interacts with it, but also goes on further critism and revives, intervening constructively and shaping the minds of viewers, something which mainly occurs due to the dynamic image, the living example and experiential communion of spectators in scenes happenings as they occur in an interactive and bidirectional  manner. Continue Reading

    March 7, 2017 • Theatre and Education • Views: 2057

  • The new role of the teacher: the educator artist

    The moralistic character and the educational role, as conditions  «sine qua non» of theater, make this art a privileged means of  public manipulation, consciousness forming agent, enriching its purely artistic nature with an equally important social dimension. Continue Reading

    March 7, 2017 • Theatre and Education • Views: 1738

  • Dionysus Course: The Past and the Future of Theatrical Myth


    The contact of the contemporary audience with the ancient drama often raises questions and concerns about the understanding and interpretation of its existence (as performance) in the postmodern era conditions, causing reasonable doubts about the possibility of its survival in future millennium. Continue Reading

    November 27, 2016 • Ancient Drama • Views: 3452

  • The birth and the lasting newness of ancient greek tragedy

    In our effort to understand tragedy as a kind of cultural creation in such range, we should go back to the initial time of its conception, creation and formatting stage as entity during the 5th century in Athens. In our approach, we find that the historical reality, which means the objective events that some people might have heard through mythological stories or their literary versions that once occurred in the distant past, converted in the haze of history into legend and then molded through the passage of time in myth (Trojan war, argonautica). Continue Reading

    November 6, 2016 • Ancient Drama • Views: 2212