Platon Mavromoustakos: Professor of Theatre Studies, The University of Athens

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 22:30

"Skene vs. Scena: Ancient Drama and Theatrical Space" "Who Are We to Ridicule These Men? Heritage and Innovation in Performing Ancient Drama in Modern Greece." "The Art Theater of Karolos Koun and Modern Greek Theater Practice" Platon Mavromoustakos is Professor of Theatre Studies at the University of Athens, where he has been teaching since 1991. He received his Doctorate in Theatre Studies at the Institut d’Etudes Théâtrales, Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris III, in 1987. He has collaborated with many state theatres in Greece and has directed several research projects on the history of Modern Greek theatre, the reception of Italian Opera and the history of ancient drama performances in Europe and Modern Greece. He has widely published including the study Theatre in Greece 1940-2000. A Survey (Athens: Kastaniotis, 2005) and is the General Editor of Moliere’s Complete Works in Greek. This public lecture was sponsored by the University Seminars Programs of the Alexander Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (USA)