EllinikoTheatro is an international performing arts organization based in New York and Athens. Since its inception in 1979, it has sought to serve as an innovative carrier of cultural diplomacy, expanding the temporal, spatial and social boundaries of Hellenic Theatre.
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- Socrates Now: The successful sync between Culture - Education - Tourism proved that creative, extrovert cross-sector partnerships can offer unique experiences to foreign audiences and radically contribute to liquidifying Greece's invaluable symbolic capital. Εpixeiro.gr
- ΕllinikoTheatro wins the attention of international audiences because it concentrates on the essence: the text. Flow Magazine
- It is about time to leave everything behind and invite all Greek citizens to a continuous dialogue. It's an opportunity to listen to each other, all of us who believe we know everything. Just like Socrates said, in order to learn, one has to admit that one knows nothing. Kathimerini
- ΕllinikoTheatro counts over 250 performances internationally and has been invited in the context of the 2012 Olympics: We offer hellenic thought as a question, not a dogma Kathimerini
- 'The Apology of Socrates' fascinates Bulgaria! In a packed theatre, Sofia's audiences awarded Yannis Simonides with a real storm of applause for his inspiring performance. Sofia Times
The hit international theatrical production based on Plato’s “Apology” returns to the courtyard of the beautiful Athens University History Museum building, beneath the Acropolis, a few steps from where philosopher was sentenced to death 2400 years ago.Read more »
EllinikoTheatro contingent travels to New Zealand for meetings, seminars, dramaturgical discussions, mutual initiation to cultural and theatrical traditions, funding strategies, and all issues pertinent to the development of the ‘Maori Bacchae’ project, projected to culminate in the spring of 2016.Read more »
EllinikoTheatro and Polyplanity Productions of Athens announce partnership. Building on the extensive experience of both organizations, the collaboration aims to further develop their growth on a global level.Read more »
EllinikoTheatro and the ancient instruments ensemble LyrAvlos of Athens announce collaboration in ‘LyrOdia’, a series of performance pieces drawing from Greek poetry and music through the ages, to premiere in June 2015.Read more »