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Giorgos  Houliaras  
 
Actor
Director
Acting Coach

Hair color:black Height:185 cm
Eyes color: blue Weight:80 kg


Languages
Greek    mother tongue
English    very well
French    well

Education & Studies

University of Exeter

November 2011 November 2015:
aster of Philosophy in Performance Practice(Research Degree)

Thesis: Karolos Koun, the Hellenic Art Theatre and the practice via Stanislavskys influence: a research towards a contemporary interpretation of ancient Hellenic drama.

September 2013 September 2014:
Graduate Teaching Associate (G.T.A.)

Drama School Teaching - University of Exeter:

Staging the Text Ancient Hellenic Drama Chorus Function, Individuality & Collective Work
Interpretive Acting Contemporary Acting, Coaching & Directing
Research and Performance Contemporary Theoretical and Practical approach of Ancient Hellenic Drama

September 2009 September 2011:
Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Practice (Masters Degree)

-Psychophysical Actor Training with Phillip Zarrilli & Rebecca Loukes
-Butoh Workshops with Frances Barbe
-Michael Chekhov Workshop with Marjolein Baars
-Gardzienice Actor Training Workshops with Alison Hodge
-Grotowski and Song of the Goat Actor Training Workshop with Ian Morgan
-Anne Bogart Viewpoints Actor Training Workshop with Maia Knispel
-Linklater Vocal Training System with Bryce Lease
-Meyerhold Biomechanics & Installation Workshop with Peader Kirk


M.V.T. Drama School

September 2000 September 2003:

BA Acting Diploma (Appointed by the Ministry of Culture)

- Acting in ancient Hellenic drama with Vasilis Ritsos
- Classical and Contemporary Acting and Theatre Practice with Vasilis Ritsos, Giannis Mortzos, ostas Bakas, Marika Thomadaki, Gennadios Patsis, ichael Seibel, Giannis Iordanidis
- Vocal class with Dimitris Papakonstantinou
- Theatrology, Dramatology &Theatre History with Nikos Binas
- Cinema with Dimitris Arvanitis
- Singing with Freda Trypi
- Hellenic (Greek) Demotic & Traditional Dances, as well Classical Dance and Balley with Nomiki Galinaki
- Contemporary Dances and Jazz with Sindy Trados
- Stage Fighting and Fencing with Gennadios Patsis

Since 2000 he has attended and participated in Hellas (Greece) & England, in a large number of seminars, lectures, meetings, conferences, workshops and other similar exhibitions and events that are related to drama and theatre practice.

Other Education

9.1998-9.2000 O.T.E.K. Thrace School of Tourism, Alexandroupolis, Hellas

Languages

Hellenic (other Tongue) English (Very Good) French (Moderate)

Special Skills & Hobbies
Sports: Basketball, Swimming, Running, Cycling
Languages (Accents): Hellenic (in a variety of regional dialects), English (British, American, Mediterranean, Balkan & East European Accents)
Martial Arts: Tai-Chi Chuan, Kalarippayattu
Other: Theatre, Cinema, T.V. Series, Yoga, Painting, Drawing, Mind Games, Outdoorsman, Photography


Theatre

Acting:

11.2016-Now The Three Sisters directed by Dimitris Mylonas
ole: Chebutikin - Venue: empus Verum En Athinais Theatre, thens, Hellas

9.2016-Now The Three Musketeers directed by Vasilis Nikolaidis
: Cardinal Richelieu - Venue: Akropol Theatre, Athens, Hellas

11.2014-7.2016: Speak of Magic Apples adapted & directed by Ntinos Pontikopoulos Role: Moon. Venue: Tour in and out of Athens, Hellas

7.2014 (& 5-7.2012): Fiakas (Studio Workshop Research and Performance) Role: Fiakas. Venue: Athens, Hellas

5-6.2011 BLOK/EKO directed by Howard Barker
Role: Chorus Leader. Venue: Exeter (Northcott Theatre) and London (R.A.D.A.), England.

11.2010 The Maids directed by Phillip Zarrilli
Role: Claire. Venue: Roborough Studios, University of Exeter, England

5-8.2010 The Merchant of Venice directed by Vasilis Mavrogeorgiou & Kostas Gakis Role: Solanio, Thubal & Chorus Member. Venue: Roumeli Municipal Theatre Central Stage Summer Tour, Lamia, Hellas

3.2010 Oedipus Tyrannos: A Deeper View to the Prophecy directed by George Chouliaras Role: Oedipus Tyrannos. Venue: Roborough Studios, University of Exeter, England

1.2010 Anthony and Cleopatra directed by J.Tyler Owens
Role: Narrator. Venue: Alexander Building, University of Exeter, England

11.2009 Attempts on Her Life directed by Phillip Zarrilli
Role: Actor & Chorus Member. Venue: Roborough Studios, University of Exeter, England

1-5.2009 Bed Time Stories directed by Dimitris Degaetes
Role: Big Business Monologue & Chorus Member. Venue: Paramythias Theatre, Athens, Hellas

11.2008-4.2009 Mary Poppins travels with the eatles adapted and directed by Marianna Toli Role: Admiral & Ringo Star. Venue: Ilisia-Ntenisi Theatre, Athens, Hellas

2- 5.2008 Touched directed by Vasia Bakakou Role: Maka & Dr. Klugasy
Venue: Roumeli Municipal Theatre Experimental Scene, Lamia, Hellas

10-12.2007 Puss in Boots directed by Elena Gerodimou Role: Serchio & Chorus Member. Venue: Roumeli Municipal Theatre Childrens Scene, Lamia, Hellas

5-9.2007 The Knights directed by Giorgos Armenis Role: Chorus Member.
Venue: Roumeli Municipal Theatre Central Stage Summer Tour, Lamia, Hellas

11.2006-4.2007 Antigoni directed by Aris Michopoulos
Role: Kreon. Venue: Proskenio Theatre, Athens, Hellas

11.2006-42007 Eleni directed by Aris Michopoulos
Role: Theoklymenos. Venue: Proskenio Theatre, Athens, Hellas

5-9.2006 Miseria e Nobilita directed by Giannis Diamantopoulos
Role: Giovanni (rigella). Venue: Park Theatre, Athens, Hellas

11.2005-4.2006 Isnt it Romantic? directed by Mimi Ntenisi
Role: Gay Barman. Venue: Ilisia-Ntenisi Theatre, Athens, Hellas

5-9.2005 The Yellow Gloves directed by Kostas Tsianos
Role: Chauffer and Chorus Member. Venue: Park Theatre, Athens, Hellas

5.2004-3.2005 Mikis Theodorakis, Hellas for a lifetime directed by Korais Damatis Role: Immigrant and Chorus Member. Venue: Park & Vembo Theatres, Athens, Hellas

11.2002-4.2003 The Swan Lake directed by Manos Venieris
Role: Fon Rotbart Wizard. Venue: Minoa Theatre, Athens, Hellas

5-6.2002 The Sphinx Always Laughs adapted and directed by Vasilis Ritsos
Role: Oedipus Tyrannos and Oedipus at Colonus. Venue: (International Drama Schools Festival - UNESCO) Bucharest, Romania & Athens, Hellas

11.2001-4.2002 Anastasia Romanov directed by Manos Venieris
Role: Rasputin. Venue: Minoa Theatre, Athens, Hellas




Directing & Other Theatre Practice Contributing

2.2016 Now by Love directed by Giannis Zafeiris
Assistant Director & Outside Eye. Venue: Argo Theatre, Athens, Hellas

7.2014 (& 5-7.2012) Fiakas (Studio Workshop Research and Performance) Co-Director, Assistant Director & Coach. Venue: Athens, Hellas

01-03.2012 The Karolos Koun Project Project Leader & Coach.
Venue: Roborough and Thornlea Studios, University of Exeter, England

10-12.2012 he Stanislavsky Project Project Leader & Coach.
Venue: Roborough and Thornlea Studios, University of Exeter, England

11.2011- 1.2012 Lysistrata directed by Raphael Massie Assistant Director, Performance Counselor, ancient drama Trainer & Coach.
Venue: Roborough Studios, University of Exeter, England

4-6.2011 Fando and Lis Director & Coach.
Venue: Roborough Studios, University of Exeter, England

1-3.2011 he Myth of the Atreides Director & Coach.
Venue: Roborough Studios, University of Exeter, England

11.2010 The Maids directed by Phillip Zarrilli Assistant Director.
Venue: Roborough Studios, University of Exeter, England

3.2010 Oedipus Tyrannos: A Deeper View to the Prophecy Director & Coach.
Venue: Roborough Studios, University of Exeter, England

1-5.2009 Bed Time Stories Producer.
Venue: Paramythias Theatre, Athens, Hellas


Cinema & T.V.

He has periodically participated to various cinema, television and commercial productions



Awards Distinctions - Scholarships


2009 1st Place for the .. (Hellenic State Scholarships Foundation) Annual
Contest for Drama and Theatre International Postgraduate Studies
(Acting Directing Teaching - Research)
-Awarded with Top Scores in all Contest Categories:
Acting - Improvisation - Expressive Movement - Dramatology

2004 Chosen and Honored by the 2004 Olympic Games Committee to carry the
Olympic Flame during the Athens 2004 Olympic Games

2002 UNESCO International Drama Schools Festival
(Bucharest Hyperion Festival 2002)

Hellenic Representation: The Sphinx Always Laughs
adapted and directed by Vasilis Ritsos


-1st Prize for Male Role Interpretation by the UNESCO committee
Best Leading Actor Award for the Roles of Oedipus Tyrannos and
Oedipus at Colonus

-1st Prize for Male Role Interpretation by Hyperion Festival committee
Best Festival Actor Award for the Roles of Oedipus Tyrannos and
Oedipus at Colonus



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