Dora Stratou Dance Theatre

The living museum of Greek dance, since 1953.

A public-benefit institution subsidized by the Ministry of Culture and the National Tourism Organization under the auspices of the Municipality of Athens.

–  Daily performances in the its 800-seat garden theatre, located on Philopappou Hill, opposite the Acropolis
–  A company of 75 dancers, musicians and folk singers
–  A collection of over 2,000 village-made costumes, with jewels and other works of folk art worn on stage.
–  School providing courses, lectures and workshops on Greek dance, folk embroidery and traditional culture.
–  Programs for elementary schools.
–  Field research programs in Dance Ethnography, Dance History, or Sociology.
–  Study group, courses and workshops on Ancient Greek dance.
–  Archives of dance books, articles, field recordings, photographs, videos and films.
–  Publications: over 40 LP records, 15 CDs, 15 cassettes, 7 videocassettes, 30 books on dance in Greek, English and other languages, 8 CD-ROMs, 5 DVDs.
–  Costume copies and accessories made for folk dance ensembles.
–  Organizer of the annual events: World Congress on Dance Research, Anapali Festival, Emmelia Festival.
–  Operation of the Dance Pandect portal:   www.dance-pandect.gr
–  Close cooperation with the International Dance Council CID, the UNESCO official summit organization for all forms of dance in all countries of the world:  www.cid-portal.org

House of the Dance, Scholiou 8, Plaka, GR-10558 Athens
Tel. (30) 210 324 4395, 210 324 6188, 210 921 2866, 210 921 4650 ; fax (30) 210 324 6921

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Its purpose is the preservation, research, utilization and promotion of all historical material about the Greek and European theatre of the 20th century, through the life and work of the leading lady Cybeli and her family.”
Cybeli web site: www.kyveli.eu

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