2023 Eleusis European Capital of Culture is setting up a three-day celebration to say goodbye to the Belgian collective TimeCircus that returns to Antwerp after six months and to hand over – now officially – ARKOPOLIS, the ark of eternal youth, this unique cultural space to young people and to the residents of Elefsina.
The Attiko School of Greek Ancient Drama, in collaboration with 2023 Eleusis European Capital of Culture, invites you to take part in a thrilling debate that has been going on for 25 centuries. Taking place from July 5th to 15th in the city of Elefsina for the 11th year, this year’s summer school is part of the 2023 Elefsis European Capital of Culture programme. With a special emphasis on the present and future of theatre in Europe and the world, this year we will be exploring its profound impact on shaping societies and its role in the face of global developments.
The Mystery 40 Attiko School of Ancient Greek Drama is addressed to all individuals over the age of 18 with an active interest in Ancient Greek Drama and its interpretation in the present day. The school’s intensive summer programme, featuring teachers from both Greece and abroad, will host a total of 40 students. This year’s instructors include Martha Frintzila (acting), Nikoletta Frintzila (intralingual translation), Savina Yannatou (vocal improvisation), Ioanna Remediaki (acting), Andys Skordis (music), Georgia Tsangaraki (improvisation), Camilo Bentancor (movement, acting with masks), Dunia Botic (singing), Manuel Ronda (movement, contemporary dance) and Marcus Bazley (acting, chorus work).
To secure your spot in the workshops, please proceed with the registration process by clicking here.
The Attiko School
It was 2012 when the city of Eleusis first welcomed the idea of creating a school dedicated to the teaching and practice of ancient Greek drama. From that point on to the present day, the Attiko School has kept its finger on the pulse of the city, teaching, learning and growing as an institution.
Over the course of this decade, the programme has assembled valued friends and collaborators, supporters, believers and devotees, collaborating with major universities and institutions in Greece and abroad, contributing to the creation of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports’ International Network of Ancient Drama, and carving out its own path in the cultural life of the city. The summer school’s cultural contribution has also been cemented by its establishment as a legacy programme within the framework of 2023 Eleusis European Capital of Culture.
It is with the same dedication and drive that we continue to provide the city and its inhabitants with a school open to all, a place for learning, unity and creative expression, a school worthy of the city that was, is and will remain a cultural capital for both Europe and the wider world.
The Attiko School of Ancient Greek Drama is implemented with the support of 2023 Eleusis European Capital of Culture and the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports’ International Network of Ancient Drama.
Martha Frintzila — Acting
Nikoletta Frintzila — Intralingual Translation
Savina Yannatou — Vocal Improvisation
Ioanna Remediaki — Acting
Andys Skordis — Music
Georgia Tsangaraki — Improvisation
Camilo Bentancor — Movement, Acting With Masks
Dunia Botic — Singing
Manuel Ronda — Movement, Contemporary Dance
Marcus Bazley — Acting, Chorus Work
EVENTS (free admission on a first-come, first-served basis)
(more information regarding the arrival times and venues will be provided soon)
Wednesday July 5 | Kadinelia (Concert & Opening Party)
Thursday July 6 | Marcus Bazley (Lecture & Discussion) | Michalis & Pantelis Kalogerakis (Concert)
Friday July 7 | Pavlina Tsiatsiou (Masterclass & Dance Performance)
Saturday, July 8 | Performance Of Karagiozis Featuring The Athenian Shadow Theatre By Athos Danellis
Sunday July 9 | Screening Of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Film “Notes On An African Orestes”
Monday July 10 | Giorgos Moutafis (Screening And Q&a Of The Documentary Film The Other Half)
Tuesday July 11 | Felice Ross (Lecture & Discussion)
Wednesday July 12 | Visit To The Archaeological Site Of Eleusis
Thursday July 13 | Film Screening
Friday July 14 | Athanasia Kanellopoulou (Dance Performance)
Saturday, July 15 | Excursion And Farewell Event