…the dwarf elephant of Tilos.
Isolated for a long time in a confined space, the elephants of Tilos were forced to shrink in order to survive.
The group was founded in 2013 by Dimitris Agartzidis & Despina Anastasoglou.
Sugar by Dimitris Agartzidis,
The Night of the Owl by Giorgos Dialegmenos,
Serotonin by Michel Houellebecq,
Apokopos by Bergadis,
Love me, based on the film by Andrzej Żuławski L’important c’est d’aimer,
Philoctetes by Sophocles
Ulysses by James Joyc
Lady of the Sea by Henrik Ibsen,
Shepherdess by Anonymous,
Persona by Ingmar Bergman,
Lula by Vangelis Raptopoulos,
Alexandria,based on Lawrence Durrell’s Alexandrian Quartet,
Last Year’s Fiancee by Zyrannas Zateli
The group’s theatrical plays have also been performed in Thessaloniki (Theatrical Meetings), in Ioannina (B ‘Theatrical Spring), in Rethymno (Antivaro Festival), and in Patras and Nafplion.
The group’s theatrical play “Alexandria” was nominated for a Dramaturgy Award in Critics’ Awards of Theatre & Dance, Karolos Koun 2016.
He was born in Thesprotia. He studied in the University of Athens – law department, and in the Drama school”Contemporary school of Athens”. He studied the voice near to baritone Spyros Sakkas. He founded Elephas tiliensis theatre group. He directed all the Elephas tiliensis performances. As an actor he worked in the National theatre of Greece, and in other groups and organisations next to important greek directors. He played in Dimitris Athanitis’ movie “Three days of happiness”, in tv series and in John Akomfrah’s film installation «The Airport» in the Lisson gallery. He teaches drama and voice.
She studied greek literature in the University of Athens and drama in the Contemporary school of Athens”. She founded Elephas tiliensis theatre group. She directed all the Elephas tiliensis performances. She also studied “drama in education” in the Porta theatre workshops. As an actor she worked in the National theatre of Greece, and in other groups and organisations. She participated in John Akomfrah’s film installation «The Airport» in the Lisson gallery.
She teaches drama to teenager groups. She also teaches greek literature.