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Greek folk dance and folk culture

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Summer Workshops 2011

For the 23rd year, the national Dora Stratou Dance Theatre, the living museum of Greek dance, offers workshops in Greek folk dance and folk culture, in English.

Dates:  Monday through Friday,  22 to 26 August 2011,  eventually other dates also, upon request by groups

Programme

  • Dance classes, 4 hours every day. Dances selected from all the Greek regions, executed in their true style, according to field research carried out by the Theatre’s ethnographers. Preference is given to dances included in the Theatre program that week, so students can see them performed on stage.
  • Visit to the Theatre’s wardrobe of 2,000 authentic village-made costumes, complete with folk jewelry and accessories.
  • Class on headdresses
  • Attendance of Dance Theatre performances every evening.
  • Visits to folk art museums, located in Plaka, near our office building

Instructors: Selected from among the Theatre’s senior dancers (each having over 200 performances’ experience)

Fee: 120 euros for one week, including tuition only (100 euros for CID members)

You can register by letter, fax or email

Special prices for travel agencies