Associate Professor of History, Theory and Reception of Ancient Drama
She studied Classics at the University of Ioannina and took her PhD from the University of Bristol, UK. She has been teaching ancient drama theory at the School of Drama, AUTH, since 1995. Publications in languages other than Greek: “Between Texts and Contexts: Moderns Against Ancients in the Reception of Ancient Tragedy in Greece (1900–1933)”, in: Dimitris Tziovas (ed.), Re-imagining the Past: Antiquity and Modern Greek Culture, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2014, p. 209-228; “Self and Other in Aeschylus’ Persians: A propos de Gotscheff”, GRAMMA 22.2 (2014), p. 95-107; “‘Familière et partageant l’origine grecque’: idéologie et théâtre dans les mises en scène contemporaines du répertoire dramatique grec ancien. À propos de l’Électre de Peter Stein”, Mélanges en mémoir de Charalampos Orfanos, Pallas, no 108 (2018), p. 103-119; “Mechanisms of Female Exclusion: Women Between Ritual and Emotion”, in: Katerina Kitsi and Tatiana Tsakiropoulou-Summers (eds.), Women and the Ideology of Political Exclusion: From Classical Antiquity to the Modern Era, Routledge, London 2018, p. 132-145; “A Dramaturgy of the Self: Deianira Between the Grid and the Couch”, in: Hallie Marshall and C. W. Marshall (eds.), Greek Drama V, Studies in the Theatre of the Fifth and Fourth Centuries BCE, Bloomsbury, London 2020, σ. 47-60.
In 2014, she published her book The Person of Grief: Sophocles’ Electra Between Text and Performance (To prosopo tou penthous: I Electra tou Sofokli anamesa sto keimeno kai tin parastasi), Polis, Athens.
In the theatre, she has worked as dramaturg in several ancient drama performances. She has co-translated, with K. Valakas, Sophocles’ Women of Trachis (National Theatre of Northern Greece, 2004, Epidavros Festival).
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