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EDUCATION

Oxford University, Magdalen College BA in Classics 2000

King’s College London, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art MA in Text and Performance Studies 2001

University of California, Irvine MFA in Directing 2006

King’s College, University of London PhD Candidate. Area or research: the chorus in contemporary performance of Greek tragedy. Supervisor: Prof. Edith Hall.

DIRECTING CREDITS

Iphigenia in Aulis, Fantastico Theatro 2017

Choma by Melina Papageorgiou, ETHAL 2017

Surinam by Stephanos Stavrides, Cyprus Theatre Organisation, 2016

Fortunatus, Fantastico Theatro 2015.

Mesopatoma by Melina Papageorgiou, Fantastico Theatro 2015

Apopse tha petakso tin tefra sou (Tonight I will throw away your ashes) by Costas Mannouris, Cyprus Theatre Organisation, 2014

The Children of Kane by Andreas Thomopoulos Theatro Ena, Nicosia, 2013

The Frogs by Aristophanes Fantastico Theatro, 16th International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama July 2012 and national tour

It felt empty when the heart went at first…

by Lucy Kirkwood Dionysos Theatre, Nicosia, April 2012

Mozart’s The Magic Flute, an adaptation for children Cyprus Symphonic Orchestra 2011, conductor Ayis Ioannides

The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh Cyprus Theatre Organisation (THOC) 2011

Private Lives by Noël Coward ETHAL theatre, Limassol, Cyprus 2011

Le petite piece en haut de l’escalier by Carole Fréchette           Cyprus Theatre Organisation (THOC), staged reading, 2011

Jean et Beatrice by Carole Fréchette Dionysos Theatre, Nicosia, Cyprus 2011

Doubt by John Patrick Shanley Dionysos Theatre, Nicosia, Cyprus 2010

Metamorphoses after Ovid Cyprus Theatre Organisation (THOC) 2009  (adapted and directed)

Thebaid XII: Supplication after Statius Delphi International Ancient Greek Drama festival 2009 and

   tour (adapted and directed)

Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire Cyprus Theatre Organization 2009 (THOC)

Lysistrata by Aristophanes The Greek Cultural Center, New York 2008

YoU by Olga Muchina Anagnoseis Festival, Athens 2008

The Frogs by Aristophanes The Greek Cultural Center, New York 2007

Thebaid Book XII by Statius The Kitchen, Hellenic Laboratory, Target Margin Theatre, New York 2007

The Naked Eye Planets by Rebecca Tourino American Theatre of Actors, New York 2007 (world premiere)

Hecuba by Euripides (transl. Timberlake Wertenbaker) NYU/TSOA/Experimental Theatre Wing New York 2006

Hot ‘n’ Throbbing by Paula Vogel The Chance Theatre, Anaheim, CA 2006

The Seagull by Chekhov University of California, Irvine 2005

Agamemnon by Aeschylus (transl. Ted Hughes) University of California, Irvine 2004

Tis Pity She’s a Whore by John Ford University of California, Irvine 2004

Vita and Virginia by Eileen Atkins University of California, Irvine 2003

 

TRANSLATIONS:

From French:

Les Mouches by Jean-Paul Sartre, commissioned by the MA program in Theatre Studies of the Open University of Cyprus.

Jean et Beatrice by Carole Frechette, for Dionysos Theatre, Nicosia.

From English:

Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire for Cyprus Theatre Organization.

It felt empty when the heart went at first but it is alright now, by Lucy Kirkwood, for Dionysos theatre, Nicosia.

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Oroonoko The Duke on 42nd Street 2008 dir. Kate Whoriskey

Camille Bard Summerscape NY 2006 dir. Kate Whoriskey

Pericles Juilliard 2006 dir. Timothy Douglas

Hitchcock Blonde South Coast Repertory Theatre 2006 dir. Terry Johnson

Caucasian Chalk Circle South Coast Repertory Theatre 2005 dir. Kate Whoriskey

Love’s Labor’s Lost Utah Shakespearean Festival 2005 dir. Timothy Douglas

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Utah Shakespearean Festival 2005 dir. Kathleen Conlin

The Clean House South Coast Repertory Theatre 2005 dir. Kate Whoriskey

Venus University of California, Irvine 2005 dir. Trevor Biship

Pedro Gynt University of California, Irvine 2004 dir. Robert Cohen

Our Country’s Good Technochoros Ypo Skian, Athens, Greece 2002 dir. Constantin Arvanitakis

OPERA:

Donizetti’s Caterina Cornaro KYPRIA Festival, Cyprus 2004 dir. Pierre Leon

DRAMATURG

Far Away Chance Theatre, Anaheim 2004 dir. Trevor Biship

Playhouse Creatures University of California, Irvine 2006 dir. Amanda MacRaven

TEACHING

Directing course for theatre practitioners at Artos Cultural and Research Foundation, November‐December 2009

Nicosia, Cyprus.

Aigaia School of Art and Design, theatre workshops

FESTIVALS, RESIDENCIES, CONFERENCES

NRW KULTUR PROGRAMM: Stucke 2013

Isradrama 2012

Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, ICHS. “The Problem of the Chorus — Staging Classical Greek Drama”,  New Jersey 2012. Paper title: «From Ancient Festivals to Modern Shows.»

12th International Symposium of Ancient Greek Drama, Nicosia 2012. Paper title: «Collective suffering on the contemporary stage»

International Playwrights Forum 2012: Philippines Workshop and Discussion Series. Member of 3-person IPF team that conducted workhops and seminars in Metro Manila, Iloilo and Baccolod.

TRAMES 2010: “Traductions Mises en Scene”. Organized by the European Theatre Council and the Comedie de

Saint‐Etienne, in Saint‐Etienne, France. Residency of directors and translators representing five countries working on the

play La petite piece en haut de l’escalier by Carole Frechette.

XIII and XIV International Greek Drama Symposia organized by the European Cultural Centre of Delphi, 2007 and 2009,

in 2007 with conference speech on my NYU production of Hecuba and in 2009 with performance of

Thebaid XII: Supplication.

Cyprus International Ancient Greek Drama Festival 2009 organized by the Cyprus Center of the International Theatre

Institute. Participation with a performance of Thebaid XII: Supplication.

CYPRUS CENTRE OF INTERNATIONAL THEATRE INSTITUTE

Secretary of the executive board 2011-2013. Member of International Playwrights Forum.

Co-organized the programme PLAY, a scheme for the development of new writing for theatre, in collaboration with the Cyprus Theatre Organisation.

FURTHER TRAINING

SITI Company training in Viewpoints in New York 2008

HONOURS: Onassis Foundation Scholar, Leventis Foundation Scholar.

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