Academic Work

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Teaching Staff, Postgraduate Programme in Theatre Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Open University of Cyprus
Acting and Directing | 2016

Coordinator of the Opera School of the Modern Conservatory of Athens
Acting for Opera, Choreography for Actors in Musical Theatre | 2015 –

Coordinator and Designer of the Minor in Theater and Performance of the Hellenic American University
2009

Courses:

Introduction to Theatre and Drama

Acting: Theory and Practice

Greek Drama: Tragedy and Comedy

Introduction to Musical Theatre

Aesthetics and the Arts

Theatre Production

Theatre Production: Greek Tragedy and Comedy

Theatre Production: Greek Tragedy and Comedy Advanced

Theatre Appreciation

Acting workshop

 

Lecturer (407/80), Department of Theatrical Studies, University of Peloponnese | 2007 – 2012

Courses:

Directing: Introduction, 2007 – 2008

Directing: Applications, 2008

Directing: Beckett, 2008 – 2009

Production, 2009 – 2012

History and Theory of Directing, 2010

Devised Theatre, 2010

Directing: Musical Theatre, Opera, 2011

Directing: One Act Plays, 2012

Directing: Fairy tales and Music, 2012

Coordinator of the Opera School of the Athens Conservatory, Acting for Opera | 2009 – 2015

 

Coordinator of the Opera School of the National Conservatory

Acting for Opera | 2011 – 2014

Lecturer (407/80), Department of Music Studies, Ionian University and Stage Director at the Mozart’s Summer Academy | 2010 – 2011

Acting for Opera Workshops Music College Conservatory of Thessaloniki | 2011 – 2012

 

Coordinator of the Drama Club for Adults, Hellenic American Union

Dramaturgy, Directing | 2011 – 2012

 

 

LECTURES & PUBLICATIONS

 

Opera: An Aesthetic Approach (web-lecture, Open University of Cyprus) | 2017

On the Magic of Opera, The University of the Municipality of Elefsina | 2017

Beijing Opera, The Training of the Performer: Aesthetics and Ethics (web-lecture, Open University of Cyprus) | 2016

Theatre in Europe: Cultural and Political Context (invited as the President of the Hellenic Centre of the International Theatre Institute by the German Centre of the ITI for discussion on Eastern and South Eastern Europe at ITI Berlin) | 2016

Culture and Equal Participation in Education and in Art (on Education and Human Rights, City of Athens Cultural Centre) | 2016

Developing a Humanist Society (on cultural education, representing the Hellenic Theatre Studies’ Association, Athens) | 2016

A Dying Art? The Future of Opera, Battle of Ideas, Institute of Ideas, (Barbican Centre, London) | 2016

Aesthetics and Politics, Keynote speaker (Culture Center Pavillon, Hannover, Germany) | 2015

2015 Why does it all matter? Politics, Humanism and Ethics, (Political Conference, Athens, May) | 2015

2015 Violence, Art and Politics (Laboratory of Thought, Athens, April) | 2015

Mondernism, Avant-Garde, Humanism: The Case of Igor Stavinsky (Artville, Athens, December) | 2014

Opera: Are we all invited? (The Battle of Ideas International Satellite Event, organized by the Institute of Ideas in London, presented at the Hellenic American Union, Athens, September) | 2014

Culture and the Arts as elements of a new model of development: European standards and national choices (Free Thinking Zone, Athens, May) | 2014

Choreographing in America (The Hellenic Association of American Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) | 2013

A Life of A Runaway Slave: An Ongoing Immigration [based on Henze’s opera El Cimarron] -(2nd International Conference of the Hellenic Theater Studies Association, Athens) – member of the Organizing Committee | 2012

Reflections of Violence in Art (5th National Conference for the Prevention of Sexual Abuse, Hellenic American Union) | 2011

The Researcher as Artist, the Artist as Researcher or the Artist-Researcher from Research to Art (Department of Theater Studies, University of Athens, 20th anniversary) | 2010

Music and Greek Drama (Archaeological Museum of Piraeus, Conference on Ancient Greek Drama) | 2009

Experimental Stage of the Greek National Opera: For These Who Never Knew, For Those Who Never Understood, For The Ones Who Were There (Megaron, The Athens Concert Hall) – in press | 2009

Directing early Weill: The Tsar Has His Photograph Taken (Director’s Note) – publication, Program, Greek National Opera | 2008

Waxworks in motion: From the Score to the Stage (Centre of Theatre Semiotics & Department of Theater Studies, University of Athens) | 2008

Opera and Greek Drama (Music Forum, Hellenic American University, Athens) | 2006

A Survey of Aesthetics through the Arts: The Metamorphosis of Aesthetics and the Aesthetics of Metamorphosis (Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry, Belgrade) | 2006

Waxworks: Charlie Chaplin in Contemporary Opera (Director’s Note)publication, Program, Greek National Opera Studio | 2006

Alternative Directing Approaches of Ancient Greek Tragedy: Sophocles’ Antigone as a Music-Drama (1st International Conference of the Hellenic Theater Studies Association, Athens) – publication | 2005

Staging Mendelssohn’s Antigone (Mendelssohn in the Long Nineteenth Century, Trinity College, Dublin) | 2005

El Cimarrónpublication, Program, Greek National Opera Studio | 2005

Romanticism and Ancient Greece: Mendelssohn-Sophocles, A Musical Approach to Greek Drama (XII International Meeting for Ancient Greek Drama, Delphi) |2004 – publication, European Cultural Delphi Centre, 2005

Minding Music: Music Understanding and the Aesthetics of Music (2nd International Workshop, Highlights in Basic and Clinical Neuroendocrinology: Music and the Brain, Athens) | 2003

The Death of Elektra: Influences of Psychology in Hofmannsthal-Strauss’ Opera Elektra (British Psychoanalytic Society: Culture and the Unconscious, July-London and, Hellenic Psychiatric Association: XVII International Congress of Psychopathology of Expression and Art-Therapy | 2003 October-Athens) – publication

The Tragicomic in Friedrich Durrenmatt publication, Meli Theatre | 2001

Mendelssohn’s Antigone: The Relation of Music and Text in the Context of Hegel’s Aesthetic Theory (Symposium of Greek Drama, London – Oxford, Organizer and responsible for the publication of the proceedings of the Symposium of Greek Drama on the Internet) | 2001

On Self and Personal Identity. Discussion of Nietzsche’s Genealogy of Morals (Philosophy Department, University College London) | 1999

On the Notion of the Aesthetic Attitude: A consideration of the positions of Jerome Stolnitz and George Dickie (Philosophy Department, Birkbeck College, University of London) | 1999

Discussion of the Notion of Representation in Photography, Painting and Film (Philosophy Department, Birkbeck College, University of London) | 1999

The Downfall Of Communism and the Political Evolutions after 1989, as reflected in Contemporary British Drama (Department of Drama, Theater and Media Arts, Royal Holloway University of London) | 1998

Alternative Directing Approaches of Ancient Greek Drama in the Contemporary World (Department of Drama, Theater and Media Arts, Royal Holloway University of London) | 1998

Well-made Plays: The Socio-political Impacts on French 18th century Theatre (Department of Drama, Theater and Media Arts, Royal Holloway University of London) | 1997

Bertolt Brecht: The Epic Theatre and the Marxist Influence (Department of Drama, Theater and Media Arts, Royal Holloway University of London) | 1996

Freud: Art and Psychoanalysis, The Application of Psychoanalysis to Characters of Classical Literature (Department of Drama, Theater and Media Arts, Royal Holloway University of London) | 1995

Greek Art and Europe (Heracleion, Crete) – publication, Hellenic Educational Society (Honorary representative of the 1st Arsakio Lyceum to the conference, Editor of the conference proceedings) | 1993