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The footprint of Greek Ancient Theatre

A documentary mini movie (directed and filmed by Persa Griba, script by Maria Dangli) emphasing on presenting the connection between the Dionysus dramatized religious acting and the theatric creation, finding the starting point in the so called Derveni Crater. The Greek theatre building called “theatron” (‘seeing place’), the large, open-air structure constructed on the slopes of hills is being compared to the Roman Theatre and the “Contemporary” theatre. Our school drama productions till 2015 and their precious footprint on our students life is the last part of the film.

 

The Derveni Crater

A documentary mini movie (directed and filmed by Persa Griba, script by Maria Dangli) emphasizing on presenting the connection between the Dionysus dramatized religious acting and the theatric creation, finding the starting point in the so called Derveni Crater, a volute crater, the most elaborate of its type, discovered in 1962 in a tomb at Derveni, not far from Thessaloniki, and near our school. It is proudly displayed at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

 

ORESTEIA

A film (directed and filmed by Persa Griba, script by Maria Dangli) about the tragic dilemmas of Orestes and the progression from evil to good, disorder to order. In the Oresteia, there exists a situation among mortals that has got out of control; a cycle of death has arisen in the house of Atreus.

 

CHOEOPHOROI

Our latest drama production is an adaptation of Aeschylus famous tragedy written and directed by our teacher Maria Dangli. It is filmed and edited by Nick Fylatos.The issues concerned are the transformation from vengeance to law, from chaos to peace, from dependence to independence, and from old to new.