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

Socratous Demetra

Socratous Demetra

Teacher, drama facilitator, writer, Cyprus

Demetra Socratous received a Degree in Educational Sciences with a minor in French Studies (University of Cyprus, 2005). She accomplished an MA in Drama and Theatre in Education (University of Warwick, 2007) with a dissertation on Drama and Emotional Literacy. She recently received an MA in Arts and Culture Management (Rome Business School, 2017). She is a teacher, a drama facilitator, a Human Rights and Peace Trainer. Demetra facilitates Drama workshops (for children, teachers, parents) focusing the development of personal and social skills. She coordinated the Youth and Culture Workshop of the European Capital of Culture PAFOS2017 and co-coordinated the Cyprus Youth Network of the European Cultural Parliament. She acted in Theatre, Storytelling and Invisible Theatre groups. She has been a youth leader in various socio-cultural organizations. A short video on her volunteer activity has been posted on the ‘European Year of Volunteerism 2011’ website. She published the children’s book ‘Mary and the White Pea’ (2015) on the topic of cancer, and the poetry collection ‘Truths, dreams and peace’ (awarded by the Cyprus IBBY).