Beyond theatre performances, another important activity of the School relates to the creation of educational projects. Exploiting the School’s educational and research activity, these projects are the result of the collaboration of the teaching staff and students with the city’s cultural institutions, and they are addressed to pupils and educators.
During the acad. years 2012-13 and 2013-14, the School of Drama, in collaboration with Thessaloniki Municipality, organized the educational program Voices of the City – Historic walks, along with theatrical action, which was addressed to secondary education pupils. This program has been part of the festivities for the 100year since the liberation of our city, in a theatrical action which would enable pupils to approach the City’s history, to explore terms, such as city and active citizen, to care for the public interest, to get inspiration, to create, to love their city. Educators Avra Avdi and Melina Hadjigheorghiou received for this project the Excellency Award, in the “Link with Society’ category, of AUTH.
On June 22nd , 2011, LThRT, in collaboration with the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, presented the theatrical performance titled “Dreams…”, in the context of the European Program “Art as a channel of incorporation among emigrants”.
An educational project on human rights, based on Shakespeare’s plays.
An original educational CD-ROM on Ancient Greek Theatre, with cartoons and interactive games. Demodoros has been created as part of the program “MIMΕSIS (IMITATION) : Theatre between Myth and Drama”, organized by the Foundation “Melina Merkouri” in collaboration of the School of Drama and institutions from Greece and abroad. The project was financed by EU program CONNECT.