Awards

1st International Street Theatre Festival, an institution which tries to enter in the urban life and motivate the participant artists and groups to become better, will be competitive exhorting them to search the truth of their art.

The Festival has two main categories: the main and the open. In the main Festival selected groups will participate meanwhile the open festival will be free and individuals or groups from all kinds of Street Theatre will be able to participate.

The Festival is competitive and four (4) Prizes will be awarded. For the main program, there are two equivalent Prizes: a) Prize of “Direction and overall conception” and b) Prize of “Proposal for a spectacle in an open area”. The above Prizes will be accompanied by a money award of 4.000€ each. A Special Prize will be awarded exclusively to a Greek group, accompanied by an Invitation for participation in an International Festival abroad. For this year the invitation will be for the International Street Theatre Festival “PUPPET FAIR” in Sofia, Bulgaria.  A fourth Prize will be awarded to a group or single artist of the open part, equivalent to an Invitation for participation in the next year’s Festival, together with a money award of 2.000€.

The awards will be given by two committees from independent and well known personas of Arts and Theatre field.

The committee for the main Festival is consisted by:


- Christina Babou-Pagoureli, Vice-President of the International Theatre Institute (iTi Wolrdwide), theatre translator

- Kyriakos Argyropoulos, Artistic Director of Puppet Fair Festival in Bulgaria’s Sofia

- Floriane Gaber, writer, researcher, journalist, teacher and cultural consultant. Commentator and critic of street theatre, mime, circus and spoken/written word performance.

- Eleftheria Deko, lighting designer, member of the board of the National Centre of Theatre and Dance (E.KE.THE.CH.)

- Giorgos Pefanis, Assistant Professor of the Department of Theatre Studies of University of Athens, theatre critic

The committee for the open Festival is consisted by:

- Constantina Ziropoulou, Dr of Theatre Studies, philologist, Treasurer of the board of the Hellenic Centre of the International Theatre Institute

- Irini Mountraki, Theatre Critic, Theatre Scientist

- Olga Pozeli, Director, Actor, Alternate Treasurer of Board of the Hellenic Centre of the International Theatre Institute

- Christos Lygas, director, actor, Artistic Director of Theatre Organization «Raw Materials»

 
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