Union des theatres de l'Europe

International Network of Ancient Drama in Greece: Call for Proposals

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The Greek Ministry of Culture establishes, coordinates and supports an international network of ancient drama, with the participation of the National Theatre of Greece, the National Theatre of Northern Greece, the Lyceum of Epidaurus and the Attiko School in Eleusis.


The network consists of educational programmes and artistic activities focused on the study of Ancient Drama and the familiarization of the participants and the community at large with its form and content.

At this moment the National Theatre of Greece, the Lyceum of Epidaurus and Attiko School are already accepting applications by interested artists to participate in any of the three summer programmes listed below. For details please contact each school directly.


• The National Theatre of Greece will conduct the International Workshop of Ancient Drama in the European Cultural Centre of Delphi from the 16th until the 30th of July 2017. This is a high-standard masterclass led by acclaimed Greek director Michail Marmarinos addressed to theatre actors, directors, choreographers and designers with at least two years of professional theatre experience.


Costs: 400 euros (includes fees, transport from Athens to Delfi, accommodation and 2 meals per day)

Working Language: English


To apply interested artists should email a CV to smdept@n-t.gr

Deadline: 1 May 2017

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• The Festival of Athens and Epidaurus will conduct the Lyceum of Epidaurus which will be held in the region of Epidaurus from the 4th until the 19th of July 2017. This year’s theme is “The Arrival of the Outsider”. The School, which includes masterclasses, educational visits and presentations, is addressed to students and recent graduates (less than 2 years of experience) of Theatre Academies, Drama Schools and Performing Arts' Universities from around the world.


Costs: Varies based on country of residency — please check website for details (covers fees, accommodation, meals, and educational visits)

Working Language: English


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Deadline: 25 April 2017

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• The Attiko School of Ancient Drama is organized by Baumstrasse in collaboration with the municipality of Eleusis, in the old oil mill of Eleusis from the 1st to the 10th of July 2017. The programme brings together high caliber artists and teachers from Greece and abroad to engage participants in an interdisciplinary, immersive exploration of Greek tragedy and related art forms. It is geared towards any individual above 18 years of age who is interested in exploring Ancient Greek Drama with an open mind. This year’s subject is “The Seven Surviving Tragedies of Sophocles”.

Costs: $600 for the full programme (includes fees for all workshops, accommodationand meals. Fees vary if students wish to only take some classes. Check website for details)

Working Language: English

Deadline: 15 June 2017


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• The National Theatre of Northern Greece will organize the Annual Meeting of Young Artists of the North-East of Europe, from the 27th of September until the 3rd of October 2017 with the title “Ancient Drama and Politics”. The programme will include lectures, workshops and performances, and is addressed to young experimental theatre groups from the Balkan area. The application process will be available soon.


For information you may contact amkondoyanni@ntng.gr