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

Kakoudaki Georgina

Kakoudaki Georgina

Theatre theoretician, director, Greece

Georgina Kakoudaki is a theatre theoretician and director. Since 2009, she’s been directing youth theatre performances such as Vivid Film/After the foam (devised), Jack Thorne’s Burying your brother in the pavement, Αristophanes’ The birds, Shakespeare’s  Midsummer Night’s Dream, Goethe’s Faust, Sophocles’ Antigone, Aristophanes’ The clouds, Euripides Eleni, (October 2018, at the Neos Kosmos Theatre and high schools in and around Athens). Georgina has also collaborated with over 30 theatre and dance companies as a dramaturg. Shehas taught at the Theatre Studies Department of the University of Patras and the University of the Peloponnese in Nafplion, the Department of Early Childhood Education in University of Thessaly as well as in the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She’s also taught drama and theatre education at numerous public organizations specializing in educating adults and in International Theatre in Education Programmes. Currently she teaches Theatre History and Dramaturgy at Drama Schools. She co-wrote the books: Theatre and Theatre Education (IDEKE 2007) and Paths of Experiential Learning (Kedros publications 2011). She has written the Arts Schools Students’ course book specializing on Theatre Directing and Film Directing/Film Aesthetics (IEP 2015). Since April 2016, she is the Head consultant of Educational Programs of the Athens and Epidaurus Festival.