When: 25th August – 3rd September 2020
We would like to welcome you to the 8th Attiko School of Ancient Drama! Our summer school will take place from the 25th of August to the 3rd of September at the city of Eleusis. For 2020, the theme of the 8th Attiko School is Love in Ancient Drama.
From 2012 to 2019 Attiko School developed its action through the collaboration with institutions, foundations, organizations, artists and groups from Greece and abroad playing a decisive role to the creation of the International Network of Ancient Drama, which is under the auspices and the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports since July 2017. Since 2017 the Attiko School of Ancient Drama forms part of the scope of activities of Eleusis 2021- European Capital of Culture.
The 8th Attiko School of Ancient Drama will take place from the 25th of August to the 3rd of September 2020 and is intended for any individual over 18 years old, professional or not, interested in Ancient drama and its modern interpretation.
Just for this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures taken by the State, the Attiko School will host only 25 students on its programme. 25 scholarships will be given and the selection of students will be carried out in order of priority.
The programme so far includes:
33 hours of workshops
2 theatrical performances
2 ancient drama experimental performances
1 dance performance
1 shadow theatre performance
3 film screenings
1 welcome lunch
1 farewell ceremony
NIKOS HATZOPOULOS – ACTING
MARTHA FRINTZILA – ACTING
CAMILO BENTANCOR– MASK ACTING
GEORGIA TSANGARAKI – SPEECH TRAINING
SAVINA YANNATOU – VOCAL TRAINING
MARINA SATTI – SINGING
KONSTANTINA EFTHIMIADOU – MOVEMENT/ DANCE
CHARA KOTSALI– CONTEMPORARY DANCE
ATHOS DANELLIS – SHADOW PUPPET THEATRE
NIKOLETTA FRINTZILA – INTRALINGUAL TRANSLATION
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS | free admission
During these ten days, the citizens and friends of Eleusis will have the chance to attend all events free of charge:
- Concert with Giannis Papageorgiou
- Theatrical performance "Under the stars" by Tilemachos Tsardakas
Cast: Lila Baklesi, Konstantinos Bibis
- "The songs of shame" with Natalia Lampadaki
- “Now Eros shakes my soul...” presentation of the 2019-20 Baumstrasse workshop "Love in Ancient Drama"
Amorous text passages from the ancient Greek literature. Teaching, passage selection: Martha Frintzila
- Presentation the 2019-20 Baumstrasse workshop "Symposium” (or “About Love”)
A “short length” discussion on love based on Plato with the participation of the Baumstrasse students. Workshop coordinators: Mihalis Panadis, Mariella Panagiotou
- “Μateria” Dance performance by KÓKA&PANÚ
Concept, creation, choreography, performance: Konstantina Efthimiadou, Panagiotis Manouilidis
- “JANI CHRISTOU (1926-1970) - From sound to the entirety of art”
Presentation/Lecture with director and musicologist Costis Zouliatis
- Karagiozis performance with the Athens Shadow Theatre Company of Athos Danellis
- “LOVE KILLS: Songs of love” Lecture and reading on “Love in ancient drama”
Lecture text: Nikoletta Frintzila, Text editing: Martha Frintzila
With the participation of the actors: Kostas Vassardanis, Tassos Dimitropoulos, Kostas Berikopoulos, Foivos Symeonidis, Martha Frintzila
- Theatrical performance "A couple on the moon" by the Art Vouveau theatre company
Furthermore, free educational film screenings are scheduled for the public.
The Attiko School of Ancient Drama is carried out with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Eleusis 2021- European Capital of Culture.
Leonidas Kanellopoulos Cultural Centre, 37 Ionos Dragoumi str., Eleusis
Eleusis- West Attica Labour Centre (EKEDA), 28 Charilaou str., Eleusis
HOW TO FIND US
From Agia Marina Metro Station: Bus line 876 (AGIA MARINA METRO STATION-ELEUSINA) - Terminal Station
From Egaleo Metro Station: Bus line 845 (PIRAEUS-ELEUSINA) – Terminal Station
Telephone: (+30) 6983313302 (EET 17.00-21.00)