Assistant Professor of Acting
A professional actress, Filareti Komninou graduated from the Drama School of the State Theatre of Northern Greece with a distinction, while at the same time obtaining a B.A. in Classics from the Faculty of Philosophy of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She collaborated with the State Theatre of Northern Greece for many years; in more recent years she works regularly also for the National Theatre of Greece (in Athens). Her repertoire includes the roles of Kleist’s ‘Penthesilea’, Sophocles’s ‘Electra’, Chortatzis’s ‘Erophili’ et al. She has also interpreted Andromachi in Euripides’s Trojan Women, and several other characters of the international repertoire in plays by Shakespeare, Tchekhov, Strindberg, T. Williams and others. Her recent performances for the National Theatre of Greece of the leading roles in Ibsen’s Eda Gabler, Williams’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,and Euripides’s Hippolytus, received commendable critical acclaim, while she received the ‘Marika Kotopouli Prize’ for her interpretation of ‘Laura’ in Strindberg’s The Father, as staged for the commercial theatre of Athens. A regular protagonist in quality TV series, Filareti Komninou has also worked with distinguished directors of the experimental ‘quality’ theatre, such as George Sevastikoglou, Giannis Chouvardas, Angela Brouskou, Sotiris Chatzakis, Andreas Voutsinas and others. She is a member of Staff of our department since 2004. She has also taught acting at various other public and private academies in the course of her long career, including the Drama School of the National Theatre of Greece in Athens.
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