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Theatre director Katerina Giannopoulou is a graduate of the Athens Conservatoire Drama School. Her artistic work is focused on dealing with crucial socio-political, ecological and gender related issues. She aims to explore the limits of stage possibilities, often combining her theatre works with cinematic techniques.


She has directed: “The Just Assassins” by Albert Camus (2023, at Municipal Theatre of Piraeus); “Paradise”, a new adaptation of Thomas Köck’s Climate Trilogy (2021, at Onassis Stegi);

“In a Year of 13 Moons”, based on the film by R.W. Fassbinder at the Athens Festival 2021;

“The Ridiculous Darkness” by Wolfram Lotz, presented on the Experimental Stage of the National Theater of Greece (2017), with guest performances in Bremen, Germany and Thessaloniki, Greece;

“The Plague” by Greg Liakopoulos, presented at the National Theater of Greece’s Experimental Stage (2016) and at the Athens Biennale;

“Holy Beat”, adapted from Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl”, at Bios (2016);

and Georg Büchner’s “Woyzeck”, again at Bios (2015).


In 2018 she took part in the International Forum of the Theatertreffen in Berlin. In 2019, as a fellow of the Goethe-Institut, she worked at the Deutsches SchauSpielHaus Hamburg with Christoph Marthaler and René Pollesch.

In 2023/24 she will be the artistic director of the Experimental Stage of the National Theater of Greece.



Les Justes

Albert Camus

Premiere 18.01.2023

Municipal Theater

of Piraeus

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