John Stephens was born and raised in London and after finishing his degree in English Literature gained considerable teaching experience before eventually becoming a screenwriter, script editor and freelance script consultant. He has consulted and script doctored on various projects and has run workshops internationally in script development and story theory.
Georgina Kakoudaki is a theatre theorist and director. Since 2009, she’s been directing youth theatre performances and collaborated with over 30 theatre and dance companies as a dramaturg. She’s taught in numerous public and international organizations specializing in educating adults through theatre and film. She has taught film dramaturgy and aesthetics at the AKMI IEK school (2006-2011), She was head of the National Theatre of Greece Library and Archive (1997-2004). She co-wrote the books: Theatre and Theatre in Education (IDEKE 2007) and Paths of Experiential Learning (Kedros publications 2011). Georgina has also written the Arts Schools Students’ Coursebook specializing in Theatre Directing and Film Directing/Film Aesthetics (IEP 2015) and organized a large number of New Artists festivals alongside a series of organizations and theatres in Greece. Since April 2016, she is the Head consultant of Educational Programs of the Athens and Epidaurus Festival.
Barbara Dukas is director, actress and trainer.
She has directed in Greece and abroad many plays in theatre and worked in film and television production.
Since 1986, she teaches constantly in drama schools and workshops in Greece and abroad: Improvisation, Acting, and Behavior Science based on her method Performance Personal Development Training [P. P.D.T. System ] for actors as well as ‘ Βasic Principles for the Stage Direction’ for directors and performance studies students and ‘Conducting Actors’ for Film Directors.
She has delivered workshops and lectures as a visiting teacher in educational centers and festivals such as: Berlin (Schwelle 7), London (Central School of Speech and Drama), Venice (Methodica Festival), Cyprus (International Symposium of Ancient Drama), New York ( N.Y.University- Steindhardt), IRAN (Tehran's International University Festival, Athens (DEREE the American College in Greece)
She currently works in National Theatre of Greece (Athens) as Stage Management and Consultant for the Educational Program and Applied Theatre.
From 2005 - 2008 collaborated with the Educational Group AKMI, as artistic director of Art Academy of MEDIA and FILM STUDIES and PERFORMING ARTS .
Since 2009, she is conductor of the educational program ‘Drama Mini Talent Lab’ and Pitching Lab and Forum of the International Short Film Festival of the city of Drama (Northern Greece)
She is a Ph.D candidate in University of Thessaloniki – Film Studies / ‘Cinema and Theatre: Production of a Contemporary Dramaturgy using Cinematic Techniques on stage’
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