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

Poutahidou Rita

Poutahidou Rita

Actress, musical, director, theatrical pedagogue, Greece

Rita Poutahidou is an actress, musical director and theatre pedagogue. She graduated from the musical-dramatic section of Brno's Conservatoire, Czech Republic, and specialized in the Drama in Education of the Janacek Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Brno. She taught Educational Drama and Theater to educators at PECs. She organized and taught and directed theater groups of the municipalities of Thessaloniki, Ampelokipoi, Ag. Georgiou. She was an artistic associate of the Cultural Capital of Thessaloniki 1997. She organizes theater and educational programs in educational and cultural institutions, camps in Greece and abroad (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Australia, Germany). She founded in 1983 the Theatrical Art Center "POUPULO", where he teaches plays and directs to this day, drama to children, young people and adults. It has been honored by UNESCO "Women Creators of the Two Seas". She was a member of the jury of the Central Macedonia Region, the Pan-Hellenic Artistic Games of the Ministry of Education (theater).