Athens International Conference 2018
Theatre/Drama and Performing Arts in Education
Utopia or Necessity?

Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network (TENet-Gr) in the 20th anniversary of its foundation (1998-2018), in partnership with the International Drama/Theatre & Education Association (IDEA) and in collaboration with a number of academic, professional and artistic institutions in Greece and abroad, is organizing the 8th Athens International Conference on Theatre and Performing Arts in Education.

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Invited speakers - Paper contributors - Workshop facilitators

Jelić Aleksandra

Jelić Aleksandra

Founder, president and theatre director of the ApsArt Centre for Theatre Research, Serbia

Aleksandra Jelić is a film and theatre director. She is the author of several award-winning documentaries, theatre performances, music videos and commercials. She is also founder of ApsArt Centre for Theatre Research. Over the past twelve years her professional engagement has been mainly focused on applied theatre. She has worked with children with learning disabilities, victims of family violence, Roma people, prisoners, children with cancer, drug addicts, psychiatric patients, youth in detention and other socially marginalized groups. She worked for six years in Serbian maximum-security prisons and has been pioneer in the field of prison art in Serbia. In 2009, ApsArt won the ERSTE Award for Social Integration. In 2011, in Novi Beograd she founded the first Community Theatre in Serbia, creative center for socially active citizens devoted to spreading applied theatre practice, advocacy for right on arts and education.