Dates: July 26 - August 14, 2017

Location: Greece

Program Size: Up to 30 participants

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: None but preference will be given to those with a background in Theater, Classics or Ancient History.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2017


  • Prof. Κirk Ormand (Classics, Oberlin College)
  • Prof. Adele C. Scafuro (Classics, Brown University)
  • Prof. Emerita Bella Vivante (Classics, Drama Instructor, University of Arizona)
  • Prof. Catherine Diamantakou (Theatrical Studies, University of Athens)
  • Dr. Andronike Makres (Epigraphist, Historian, Greek Epigraphical Society, HERC)
  • Prof. Emeritus Petros Themelis (Archaeology, Univ. of Crete, Dir. Excavation Messene)
  • Dimitris Lignadis (Director, Actor)
  • John Lignadis (Classical Philologist, Translator, Playwright)
  • John Panagopoulos (Director, Actor)
  • Program Coordinator: Rhea Scourtas (Society of the Athenians, HERC)


  • 50 hours of Ancient Greek Theater Workshops, Rehearsals and Performances
  • 40 hours on the History and Archaeology of the Peloponnesian War

Visits to Archaeological Sites and Museums:

  • Acropolis (Athens)
  • Agora (Athens)
  • Kerameikos (Athens)
  • National Archaeological Museum (Athens)
  • Piraeus (Attica)
  • Sounion (Attica)
  • Corinth (Peloponnese)
  • Epidaurus (Peloponnese)
  • Sparta (Peloponnese)
  • Messene (Peloponnese)
  • Pylos (Peloponnese)

Visits to Ancient Theaters:

  • Dionysus (Athens)
  • Epidaurus (Peloponnese)
  • Messene (Peloponnese)
  • Palaia Epidavros (Peloponnese)
  • Piraeus (Attica)
  • Sparta (Peloponnese)