Andreas Dimitriadis


Associate Professor of Theatre Studies

1997 Ph.D. in Theatre History, University of Crete.
1989 MA in Theatre Studies, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London.
1988 BA in English Language and Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
1986 Actor’s Diploma, State Theatre of Northern Greece Drama School.


The actor Nikolaos Lekatsas (1847-1913) and his Contribution to the Evolution of Acting in Greece.

Selected Publications:
‘Shakespearean, therefore Useless’: The Actor Nikolaos Lekatstas and the Rough Path of Theatrical Innovation in 19th Century Greece, Crete University Press, Heraklion 2006.

“Aikaterini Lekatsa: A Leading Lady in Spite of Herself”, in Nikiforos Papandreou & Efi Vafeiadi (eds.), Problems in the History of Modern Greek Theatre: Studies in Honour of Dimitris Spathis, Crete University Press, Heraklion 2007, p. 193-208.

“History and Mythology: The Theatre Anecdotes of Nikolaos Laskaris”, in Iosif Vivilakis (ed.), Stephanos – Tribute to Walter Pouchner, Ergo Publications, Athens 2007, p. 413-421.

“The Actor Michael Michael”, in Christina Adamou (ed.) The Actor between Stage and Screen, Kastaniotis, Athens 2008, p. 215-225.

“Manifestations of the Star System in Modern Greek Theatre”, in Antonis Glytzouris & Konstantina Georgiadis (eds.), Tradition and Modernization in the Modern Greek Theater. From its Beginnings to the Post-war Era. Papers Read in the Third Pan-Hellenic Conference of Theatre Studies, Institute for Mediterranean Studies and University of Crete, Crete University Press, Heraklion 2010, p. 243-251.

“Theatre and Theatres in Makronisos, Island of Exile”, Papers Read in Stage Action in Post WWII Theatre: Continuities and Discontinuities: An International Conference in Honour of Nikiforos Papandreou, School of Drama, Faculty of Fine Arts, Aristotle Univeristy of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 2014, p. 125-140.

Ioulia Pipinia – Andreas Dimitriadis, “Refashioning Dramaturgy: A Stage Rewriting of a 19th-c. Play in 2013 Greece”, Gramma, 22 (2) (2014) p. 135-144.

“Ancient Theatre and Greek Diplomacy: Sophocles Electra of Greek Royal Theatre in 1939 England and Germany”, in Ancient Greek Drama and its Modern Reception. Papers Read in the Fourth Pan-Hellenic Conference of Theatre Studies, Department of Theatre Studies, University of Patras, Patras 2015, p. 339-349.

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