Posted on 19/03/2010
International symposium of the Hellenic Theatre Education Network
Athens, 26-30 March 2010
PhD student Jenny Karaviti is leading an international symposium in Athens that brings together world-leading scholars and theatre-makers to discuss innovative approaches to teaching ancient Greek drama. Keynote speakers include Professor Lorna Hardwick, Open University, UK; Professor Henri Schoenmakers, Utrecht University, Holland and Professor David Wiles, RHUL. Workshops will be led by Michael Meschke, Emeritus Professor in Puppet Theatre, Stockholm, Sweden; Professor Dmitry Trubotchkin, Russian Academy of Theatre Arts GITIS, Moscow and theatre director, State Institute for Art Studies, Moscow, Russia, Professor Helen Nicholson, RHUL and many distinguished Greek theatre-makers, educators and directors.
Jenny's PhD explores radical approaches to teaching Antigone, and this major symposium will inform her study.