MOVEMENT WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS 50+
Movement workshop for adults over 50 years old. We will explore the body through movement and the sounds it can produce. The workshop is also addresses to people who have no previous experience.
Eirini Apostolatou is a dancer, choreographer and dance teacher, and the artistic director of the Patras Art Festival - PAF and the Art Evolution Studio in Patras. She graduated from the Greek National School of Dance with honours, and pursued her postgraduate studies at the Jasmin Vardimon Company, with whom she embarked on her first tour. She has collaborated with Cirkus Cirkör, the Jasmin Vardimon Company, the Royal Opera House London, Linda Kapetanea & Jozef Fruček, Johannes Wieland, Anton Lachky, Out of Order, Christine Gouzelis & Paul Blackman, David Lloyd, Maria Lappa and other choreographers in Greece and abroad. She worked as a production assistant and choreographer on the performance Enheduanna, which toured Palestine and Serbia. In addition, she has presented her own choreographic creations such as Anavra, What remains, Cells, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Articulated Dynamics, Fission, I Want to Show You Something, Phaedra, Meeting Point, Sway and Duet in major European institutions. In 2013 she developed her own teaching method, Articulated Dynamics, which she continues to teach all over the world.
Maria Varsou is a graduate of the Department of Theater Studies of the University of Peloponnese. She studied circus techniques in Madrid at the schools "Escuela de Circo de Alcorcon" and "Escuela de Arte" and scenography at the drama school of "Nellis Carras" with Thomas Oikonomakos. For the last 15 years she has been involved in puppetry. She graduated from Stathis Markopoulos laboratory, a training course on marionettes, mechanics and animation and has attended dozens of seminars. She directs, sets, plays with her dolls and is a founder of the street theater group "X-Saltibagos" and the puppet theater company "Plaggones". With these companies she has given hundreds of performances in Greece and abroad. She won the first prize in the competition "Kilkis International Puppetry and Pantomime Festival" with the performance "Once upon a time a piece was missing". Her great love is writing. She has published the fairy tale "A flame in Skoteinoupoli" with "Aparsis" publications.