Dio Kangelari


Assistant Professor of Theatre Studies

Dimitra Kangelari delved into Theatre Studies at the University of Paris-III / Sorbonne Nouvelle. She was a doctoral student of the Department of Philology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, where she completed a thesis on The Theatre Stages of Greek History (1936-44): Their Laws and their Forms [2003]. She has taught theatre history and theatre theory at the Drama Department of the University of Patras [1995-98], before joining our Department in 1999 first as Lecturer then in the rank of Assistant Professor. Her research interests include, among others, the following: the ‘Definitions and Conditions of Modernity on the Greek Stage’, cf. her relevant article in the Proceedings of the Second Panhellenic Theatre Studies Conference (Athens, 2002), the stage interpretations of ancient drama, the analysis of current theatrical praxis through the lenses of critical theory. She has authored numerous articles relating to matters of the greek stage in French and in Greek, has curated several theatre-related exhibitions, and edited their catalogues. A member of the Union of Theatre and Music Critics of Greece, Kangelari was appointed chief arts advisor to the director of the Athens Festival in 2006, a position she still holds today.

Office: Exadaktilou Building, 5th floor
Email: diokangelari@thea.auth.gr

Contact hours: Tuesday 10-12 am [please communicate in advance by email].



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