Using role cards for the construction of a theatrical character
Takis Tzamargias, theatre director, Greece
Workshop 2,5 hours
Part of the 2018 ATHENS GREECE INTERNATIONAL THEATRE/DRAMA & EDUCATION CONFERENCE
organised by the Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network (TENet-Gr)
This workshop is about exploring the space where theatre meets social reality. Using role cards distributed by the facilitator, participants will trace the dramatic elements of a classical theatrical scene. Utilisingthese essential elements, participants will be able to write and develop scenes based on the confrontation of two people. The workshop is addressed to teachers, theatre pedagogues, theatre theoreticians, students and facilitators.
Takis Tzamargias was born in Piraeus, Greece. He graduated from the Piraeus’ Association Drama School, the Faculty of Primary Education at University of Athens and has completed his Master’s in Drama/Theatre Education at the same Department/Faculty. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. As a drama/theatre pedagogue he has collaborated with various organizations including the University of Athens, municipalities, schools and theatre groups. He has also taught acting in several Drama Schools and worked as a director with the National Theater of Greece, the National Theatre of Northern Greece, the Cyprus Theatre Organization and other theatre companies in Greece and Cyprus. He has directed several plays for them, ranging from classical Greek to contemporary works. He has also participated in conferences regarding theatre in schools and co-written textbooks on Drama.