Victor Arditti

Born in Athens in 1953, Victor Arditti studied Economics at the University of Athens and Theatre at the University of Paris with Bernard Dort and Georges Banu. He was trained with the directors Antoine Vitez and Yorghos Sevastikoglou. In 1988, he was one of the founders of the City Theatre of Patras, which he co-directed for a year. In 1992, he got involved in the founding of the alternative cultural centre Fournos in Athens. In 1997, he started the Theatre of the Word (Theatro tou Logou), an independent company based in Athens. From 2001 to 2004, he was Artistic Director of the National Theatre of Northern Greece. In 2007, he became Head of the Drama School at the National Theatre of Greece in Athens.

Arditti taught at the Department of Drama at the University of Patras and at the School of Drama at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki where he is now Associate Professor of Stage Directing.

He worked in radio as a director and producer. Arditti furthermore published numerous articles and translations in various magazines and collective works in Greece and abroad.

As a director he has worked mainly in the public theatres of Greece, but also at the Teatro Stabile of Turin, staging more than forty classical and contemporary plays as well as operas and pieces of contemporary music theatre.

since 2004
Artistic Director, Professor