About

EDUCATION

2013-2014: Μ.Sc. in Architectural Lighting Design, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, Sweden

2006-2008: M.A. in Lighting Design, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Drama, Greece

2005–2006: M.A. in Advanced Theatre Practice, Lighting Design Strand, Central School of Speech and Drama, London, UK

1998–2004: Diploma – 5 years degree in School of Fine Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Drama, Greece

PROJECTS

[1] October 2014: Lighting designer, Eviva, direction Melina Skoufou, Theatro Treno sto Rouf, Athens

[2] June 2014: Lighting designer, The General Secretary, direction Thanasis Chalkias, Ilion Municipal Theatre, Athens

[3] June 2014: Lighting designer, Capture by Luna Park, direction Kosmas Kosmopoulos, Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Main Hall, Athens

[4] March 2014: Lighting design proposal for an office area, teamwork, location: Biger Jarlsgatan 25 – Stockholm, Client: SWECO, KTH, Sweden

[5] February 2014: Daylight Project – design of openings and skylights, evaluation of the daylight, teamwork, location: Hjorthagen, Stockholm, KTH, Sweden

[6] November 2013: Urban lighting design, location: Nynäshamn, teamwork, KTH, Sweden

[7] October 2013: Lighting designer, Patridognosia, direction Thanasis Chalkias, Chitirio Theatre, Athens

[8] October 2013: Lighting designer, Anasfallo – revised, direction Tasos Bekiaris, Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Athens

[9] June 2013: Lighting designer, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, direction Thanasis Chalkias, Ilion Municipal Theatre, Athens

[10] June 2013: Lighting designer, Morianova – Trasta, Higher Professional Dance School, American College of Greece, Athens

[11] May 2013: Lighting designer, Miso, direction Thanasis Akokkalidis, Cartel Theatre, Athens

[12]December 2012: Lighting designer, Walking in the forest, direction Thanasis Chalkias, Athens Theatre, Athens

[13] November 2012: Assistant lighting designer, The Sucker of the Miss, lighting desing Andreas Bellis, direction Petros Zoulias, Alekos Alexandrakis Theatre, Athens

[14] May 2012: Lighting designer, The GNO’s educational program “Interactive opera in primary schools”, Il barbiere di Siviglia, direction Kostis Papaioannou, Greek National Opera, Athens

[15] January 2012: Lighting designer in collaboration with Eliza Alexandropoulou, Installation in Room 513 – site specific project, Contemporary Art Show, Rooms 2012, Kappatos Gallery, Athens

[16] June 2011: Lighting designer, Black Mirror – site specific project, direction Doug Aitken, Piraeus & Hydra, Hellenic Festival 2011

[17] June 2011: Lighting designer, The little prince, direction Maria Lazari & Xoronde, Argo theatre, Athens

[18] February 2011: Lighting designer, Elsa’s Room – site specific performance, direction Fotini Banou, Six D.o.g.s., Athens

[19] January 2011: Lighting designer, CUT Project / DE – FENCES, direction Marili Mastrantoni, Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Main Stage, Athens

[20] January 2011: Assistant lighting designer, Ecclesiazusae, lighting design Christina Thanasoula, direction Karmen Rouggeri, Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Centre, Athens

[21] November 2010: Assistant lighting designer, The nannies, lighting design Melina Mascha, direction Yiannis Iordanidis, Zina Theatre, Athens

[22] November 2010: Assistant lighting designer, Joker, lighting design Melina Mascha, direction Nikos Mastorakis, Amiral Theatre, Athens

[23] November 2010: Assistant lighting designer, Witch Foufichtra, lighting design Melina Mascha, Kivotos Mython, Paramithochora, Athens

[24] November 2010: Assistant lighting designer, Dream Landscapes, lighting design Melina Mascha, direction Petros Alatzas, Hellenic American Union, Athens

[25] October 2010: Assistant lighting designer, Live show of Elena Paparizou & Antonis Remos, lighting design Melina Mascha & Alexis Kabouros, Diogenis Studio, Athens

[26] October 2010: Assistant lighting designer, Stop Care, lighting design Melina Mascha, direction Nikaiti Kontouri, Alpha Theatre, Athens

[27] October 2010: Assistant lighting designer, Odysseia, lighting design Christina Thanasoula, direction Karmen Rouggeri, Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Centre, Athens

[28] October 2010: Assistant lighting designer, Fish soup, lighting design Melina Mascha, direction Kokou-Mouklo, Argo Theatre, Athens

[29] July 2010: Assistant lighting designer, Unknown Dialects, lighting design Melina Mascha, direction Alexandros Efklidis, Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Main Stage, Athens

[30] June 2010: Assistant lighting designer, The Merchant of Venice, lighting design Melina Mascha, direction Vasilis Maurogeorgiou & Kostas Gakis, Roumeli Regional Theatre, Lamia

[31] May 2010: Lighting designer, Evening Meetings, direction Tatiana Mirkou & Vasilis Liakos, SoμMA, STUDIO VIS MOTRIX, Thessaloniki

[32] February 2010: Lighting designer, And never we’ll be parted, direction Theodore Espiritou, BIOS, Athens

[33] February 2010: Assistant lighting designer, Two for the seesaw, lighting design Melina Mascha, direction Danis Katranidis, Zina Theatre, Athens

[34] February 2010: Assistant lighting designer, Woytzeck, lighting design Christina Thanasoula, direction Antonis Koutroubis, Akis Davis Theatre, Athens

[35] January 2010: Assistant lighting designer, Riddance, lighting design Melina Mascha, direction Vicky Georgiadou, Odos Kefallinias Theatre, Athens

[36] December 2009: Assistant lighting designer, The Tickling Robber, lighting design Melina Mascha, direction Antonis Kafetzopoulos, Athens Concert Hall, Athens

[37] November 2009: Assistant lighting designer, Homer’s Iliad – The Trojan war, lighting design Christina Thanasoula, direction Karmen Rouggeri, Hellenic Cosmos Cultural centre, Athens

[38] October 2009: Lighting designer, Labyrinthe, direction Vasilis Sardelis, Argo Theatre, Athens

[39] February 2009: Lighting designer, Mama Ellada 2, direction Yiannis Sarakatsanis, Theatre of the sun, Athens

[40] October 2008: Lighting designer, Mama Ellada, direction Yiannis Sarakatsanis, Theatre of the sun, Athens

[41] October 2008: Lighting designer, Planet, direction Yiannis Sarakatsanis, Theatre of the sun, Athens

[42] September 2007: Assistant lighting designer, Stella with the red gloves, lighting design Nikos Sotiropoulous, direction Themis Moumoulidis, Lambeti Theatre, Athens

[43] September 2006: Lighting designer, Paigniodos, direction Zou–Lou team, Empros Theatre, Athens

[44] June 2006: Lighting designer, One Man’s Devil is Another’s God, direction Phoebe Jun Yu Lee, G.F.P.S 1 / CSSD Swiss Cottage, London

[45] June 2006: Lighting designer, No Expiration Date, direction Mila Manojlovich, New Studio / CSSD Swiss Cottage, London

[46] May 2006: Lighting designer, Space and performance project – site specific performance in the area around Hampstead Theatre, London

[47] February 2006: Lighting designer, Dialogue, direction Ricardo Velez, Embassy Theatre / CSSD Swiss Cottage, London

[48] February 2006: Lighting designer, Bits of Stig, direction Phoebe Jun Yu Lee, Embassy Theatre / CSSD Swiss Cottage, London

[49] June 2004: Scenographic approach to Goethe’s Faust – a presentation of mixed media at CLEO Theatre, main stage of the Drama Department, Thessaloniki

[50] June 2003: Prague Quadrennial, Official participation of the Drama Department in the International Festival for Stage Design in Prague

TEACHING

[1] October 2011 – June 2013: Public Institute of Vocational Training teacher under a fixed term contract. Courses: Art History, Puppet Construction, Shadow Theatre, Photography, Lighting Design. (Students aged 18-30 years old)

[2] November 2008 – June 2013: Drama teacher under a fixed-term contract at a Public Primary School. Students play theatrical games and learn to express themselves through music and movement, as well as the visual arts (Students aged 6-12 years old)

[3] May 2012 – October 2012: Teacher at the Greek National Opera’s educational programme, “Interactive Opera for Primary Schools”. Pupils at the schools participating in the programme are given the opportunity to learn about the world of opera from an insider’s perspective by taking part in all the different steps of producing an opera, in this case Gioachino Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. The program is co-funded by the European Union.

DISTINCTIONS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2014: Lighting design award for the play “The General Secretary” direction Thanasis Chalkias

2013:Lighting design award for the play “The Caucasian chalk circle” direction Thanasis Chalkias

2005: Scholarship from National Bank Cultural Foundation, Greece [MIET]

2001: Scholarship from the State Institute of Scholarships, Greece [ΙΚΥ] for excellent performance

RESEARCH

[1] December 2013: The Dark Side of the Light – Stage lighting control room, An analysis of the lighting condition in Stadsteatern’s lighting control room, academic paper, KTH, Sweden

[2] June 2009: Lady Macbeth on Cinema, Master Thesis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

[3] June 2009: Experiments with lights in model box, Between Surrealism and Expressionism, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

[4] April 2006: Chromatic harmony in Stage lighting design, Postgraduate Conference 2006 Central School of Speech and Drama, London

[5] June 2004:  Dionisis Fotopoulos – Scenography for ancient drama, Master Thesis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

SEMINARS

[1] January 2014: Relux – Lighting simulation software training (2 days), KTH, Sweden

[2] December 2013: Colour Perception and the NCS System, training of colour vision with the NCS as a working tool (1 day), Sweden

[3] October 2006: Wysiwyg Lessons – 24 hours, CSSD, London

[4] January 2006: Attendance and test in Working at Height Awareness for Entertainment Industry Technicians, LYON Equipment Ltd. London

[5] November 2004: Yearly seminar on Photography by Photographic Cycle, Platon Rivellis at the Benaki Museum, Athens

[6] February 2003 – June 2003: Make–up art course at The Theatre of Changes, Athens

[7] October 2002 – April 2003: Stage and Costume design Workshop in the N.Karra High School of Dramatic Art, Athens