Educators 2019-06-19T10:46:25+00:00

Educators

Programme supervised/coordinated by:

Georgina Kakoudaki, artistic co-curator for Educational Programmes, Athens & Epidaurus Festival
Angeliki Tsakona, theatre researcher and educator

Anastasia Kordari is a doctorate student at the Department of Early Childhood Education, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and holds a graduate degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Patras (2011) and a Master’s degree in Arts and Education with distinction and scholarship from Birmingham City University. She is active in motivation and planning educational programmes and puppet workshops for children and adults, being active in the Mythoperipatites group (2010) and the Celesta puppet theatre.

Elena Paparizou is a primary education teacher and a children’s author. She writes fairy tales and short stories. She has won various literary prizes. Her books have been published by Ira Publishing.

Mara Kalantzi is an alumna of the Department of Early Childhood Education, University of Patras and the Theatre Studies Department, School of Fine Arts, University of the Peloponnese. She is active as theatre educator and motivator in workshops focusing on alternative educational methods. She plans and organizes theatre workshops for children and adults, in cooperation with private schools, cultural associations and other institutions. She is a founding member of the Celeste puppet theatre group and the Mythoperipatites group.

Alkistis Vassilakou graduated from the Department of Early Childhood Education of the University of Patras in 2011. In 2010, she co-founded Mythoperipatites, a group that dramatizes and narrativizes fairy tales and is based in Patras and Nafplio. She has worked in primary schools, kindergartens, NGOs, as theatre educator. Vassilakou holds a Master’s in Theatre in Education from the University of Warwick (2012). Since 2015 she is a student at the Theatre Studies Department, School of Fine Arts, University of the Peloponnese.

Elpida Komianou studied acting at the Higher Drama School of Morfes – Theatre Embros (1996-2000). She is a senior student at the Theatre Studies Department, School of Fine Arts, University of the Peloponnese. Formerly employed at Alpha Bank (1987-2014). She has also worked as an actress and a theatre education student.

Frantzeska Boutsi is a student at the Athens School of Fine Arts (sculpture sector) and has chosen set design as her area of specialization. Boutsi is active in art, participating in exhibitions and workshops. In the past, she has worked as assistant to set designers. She is active in the Epidaurus Creative Workshop programme since 2016.  In 2018 she participated in ART4MORE, a creative workshop for groups of persons with mental health issues of the EDRA institution.

Angeliki Tsakona has been teaching theatre education in primary schools for the past 15 years. She is a postgraduate student at the Theatre Studies Department, University. She has helped realize numerous educational programmes with various institutions.