Acting Programme

Varnavas Kyriazis (Program Cordinator)
Forty successful years in theatre both as an actor and director in a great number of leading roles in a very productive line of productions. Was Director of the Cyprus Theatre Organisation..

Magdalena Zira
She studied Classics at Oxford University (BA). She then obtained an MA in Text and Performance Studies from King’s College London in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where she took lessons in Acting, while also specialising in playwriting theory and practice. From 2003 to 2006 she studied Theatre Directing at the University of California, Irvine (ΜFA in Drama-Directing).

Lea Maleni
Graduated from the Drama School of the Greek National Theatre (1993), Goldsmiths College- University of London (MA in Directing, 2004) and Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh (BA in Performing Arts, 2013).

Lia Charaki
Lia Charaki is a Creator and a performer. She deals with the contemporary dance and performance in innovative ways. Namely she is interested in the concept of the show as a condition that allows the redefinition of identity through the body.

Chloe Melidou
Has presented up to date 30 plays, with participations in the Platform Dance Summer Dance Festival of New Movement, in the European Dance Festival and other festivals abroad.

Maria Zitti
Maria Zitti is a Graduate and holds a Degree and a postgraduate degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Fine Arts, Theatre Department specializing in Dramaturgy- Performance (Theatre).

Costas Charalambides
Costas Charalambides studied Theatre and Education of Speech in Athens. He is also a post- graduate of London’s Middlesex University and holds a Masters and PhD in Media and Culture.

Costas Constandinides
Dr. Costas Constandinides holds a PhD in Film Studies (University of Reading), an MA in Film and Theatre Studies (University of Reading) and a B.A in English Language and Literature (University of Cyprus).

Athena Casiou
She studied at Emerson College in Boston (BA Theatre Studies), at London’s Middlesex University (MFA Theatre Directing), the Theatrical Art Academy (GITIS) in Moscow and ISI Indonesian Art Institute in Bali.

Chrysi Andreou
Chrysi Andreou studied on a Fulbright scholarship at Columbia College Chicago (BA Musical Theatre Performance 2010), University of Birmingham (MA Shakespeare and Theatre 2014) and is a PhD candidate at the University of Cyprus (PhD Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies 2018).

Genethlis Genethli
He studied at the Middlesex University Foundation in Art and Design. He also studied at
Central Saint Martins School of Arts BA in scenography and began his career at the Royal Birmingham Ballet for the Ballet Libramenta.

Eleni Gkourla

Kyriaki Argyrou

Monica Asimenou