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

Karamoutsiou Maria

Karamoutsiou Maria

Theatre/ drama pedagogue Greece

Maria Karamoutsiou was born in Thessaloniki. She studied at the School of Drama, Faculty of Fine Arts of the Aristotle University Thessaloniki and piano at the Conservatory of Northern Greece. In her bachelor thesis she combined the fields of music and theater. In Greece she worked as a drama educator for several years and collaborated in educational projects with the Hellenic Drama/Theater Education Network, the International Film Festival of Thessaloniki, the International Puppet Theater and Pantomime Festival of Kilkis, Greece and others. In 2016 she received her MA in Drama/Theater Education from the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg. In her master thesis she dealt with the Drama/Theater Education in the urban public space and the promotion of the political participation of teenagers through it. She was assistant director at the Theater of Ulm and has directed a performance for children with the Greek theater group Prova ZH in Zurich. From 2016 she works as a drama/theater practitioner in the field of music theater at the Theater of Würzburg.