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National Theater teachers resign en masse in solidarity with Drama School studentsprotest

A total of 42 teachers at the Drama School of the National Theater of Greece’s (NTG) resigned en masse on Wednesday in solidarity with their students over a controversial presidential decree. Protests were held on the same day with main slogan demanding the resignation of culture Minister Lina Mendoni. Δυναμική …

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UPDATE Court finds ex National Theater director Dimitris Lignadis guilty in 2 of 4 rape cases

The Mixed Jury Court in Athens found the former director of National Theater, Dimitris Lignadis, guilty for two of four rape cases on Wednesday. The ruling was decided with a majority of votes. The defendant was in trial for the sexual abuse of three minors and one young adult man. …

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Stage director at National Theater Drama School resigns following students’ complaints

Stage director at the Drama School of the Greek National Theater, Stathis Livathinos, submitted his resignation on Tuesday, citing irreconcilable differences with the students.. The resignation followed complaints by students of the Drama School who accused him of “authoritarian behavior, derogatory and homophobic comments and discrimination,” media reported. The students …

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Culture Minister moves against ex National Theater director over alleged sexual abuse cases

Greece’s Culture Minister Lina Mendoni submitted a complaint report-memo to the Prosecutor’s Office of the Supreme Court, requesting a full investigation into the alleged sexual abuse cases in the National Theater. The complaint is reportedly against the former Artistic Director of the National Theater Dimitris Lignadis and follows a storm …

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Euripides’ Medea in live-streaming by Greek National Theater; English subtitles

The National Theatre of Greece is inaugurating its Research Theatre of Classical Drama with a live streaming of Euripides’ Medea directed by Martha Frintzila. The main aim of the newly created Research Theatre is to study ancient Greek drama by examining its conventions, investigating modern ways of approaching it, and …

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Tourism Organization & National Theater cooperate to promote culture tourism

Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and the National Theater have signed a memorandum of cooperation with the aim to promote Greece as an international culture destination, especially in the field of theater. GNTO President Angela Gerekou and NT President Vassilis Poulantzas and artistic director Dimitris Lignadis signed a memorandum of …

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Greece’s National Theater offers 7 performances with English subtitles

The Greek National Theater is offering several performances with English subtitles in the season 2019/2020. Seven classical and contemporary plays will entertain the non-Greek speaking theater lovers. Where: At the Ziller Building’s Main Stage When: Wednesday to Sunday – “TONIGHT WE IMPROVISE” Based on the play of the phenomenal Luigi …

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