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Dates: July 31 – August 14, 2016

Location: Greece

Program Size: Up to 30 participants

Head Instructor: John Lignadis (Classical Philologist, Translator, Playwright)


  • Dimitris Lignadis (Director, Actor)
  • John Panagopoulos (Director, Actor)
  • Catherine Diamantakou (Assistant Prof. of Theatrical Studies, University of Athens)
  • Constantine Boletis (Archaeologist, Head of Technical Office, Acropolis South Slope)
  • Andronike Makres (Epigraphist, Historian, Greek Epigraphical Society, HERC)
  • Theodore Veronikis (Photographer, Instructor METApolis)
  • Petros Themelis (Prof. Emeritus Archaeology, Univ. of Crete, Dir. Excavation Messene)
  • Bella Vivavte (Prof. Emerita of Classics, Ancient Drama Instructor, University of Arizona)

Program Coordinator: Rhea Scourtas (Society of the Athenians, HERC)


  • 50 hours of Ancient Greek Theater Workshops, Rehearsals and Performances
  • 40 hours on the History and Archaeology of the Peloponnesian War

Visits to Archaeological Sites and Museums:

  • Akropolis (Athens)
  • Agora (Athens)
  • Kerameikos (Athens)
  • National Archaeological Museum (Athens)
  • Piraeus (Attica)
  • Sounion (Attica)
  • Korinth (Peloponnese)
  • Epidaurus (Peloponnese)
  • Sparta (Peloponnese)
  • Messene (Peloponnese)
  • Pylos (Peloponnese)
  • Delos (Cycladic Islands)

Visits to Ancient Theaters:

  • Acharnai (Attica)
  • Delos (Cycladic Islands)
  • Dionysus (Athens)
  • Dionysus at Ikarion (Attica)
  • Epidaurus (Peloponnese)
  • Messene (Peloponnese)
  • Palaia Epidavros (Peloponnese)
  • Piraeus (Attica)
  • Sparta (Peloponnese)
  • Thorikos (Attica)