Director, actor – Athens, Greece
Participant International Forum 2018
The director Katerina Giannopoulou was born in Athens in 1987. She studied Acting at Athens Conservatoire before switching to the course in Directing. She has worked on both classic dramas (“Woyzeck” by Georg Büchner) and contemporary plays (“The Plague” by Greg Liakopoulos) as well as non-theatrical texts such as the poems of the Beat Generation (“Holy Beat”, based on Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl”). In 2017 she presented her fourth major work, “The Ridiculous Darkness” by Wolfram Lotz, on the experimental stage at the National Theatre in Athens. “The Ridiculous Darkness” was invited to the Dimitria Festival in Thessaloniki and the New Greek Wave Festival in Bremen.