Cultural Organization Arcadia

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Egypt, Alexandria
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Grand Theater Hall
of Bibliotheca
27 November 2008
Thursday - 20:30
"Medee" of Euripides.
In English, translated by Prof. Dr. Georgios Theodorides, Melbourne, Australia



After the invitation of Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

Workshops to the Faculty of Arts of University of Alexandria will follow.


With the cooperation and assistance of :

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Alexandria Mediterannean Research Centre, Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Arts Centre


The Faculty of Arts of University of Alexandria

The Architect, Lecturer of the Department of Architecture of Faculty of Engineering of University of Chatby, Alexandria, Lecturer at the Department of Architecture, Alexandria University, Director of Alexandria & Mediterranean Research Center of Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Urban & Architectural Historian specialized in Alexandria Modern History Dr. Mohamed Awad.

The Professor at the Department of English and Chairperson of the Department of English Language and Literature in Faculty of Arts of University of Alexandria, Deputy Director of the Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Centre, Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Director of the Alexandria Centre for Hellenistic Studies, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Dr. Sahar Hamouda.

Τhe Dean of Faculty of Fine Arts of University of Alexandria, Prof. of Comparative Linguistic Studies Dr. Ashraf A.G. Farrag.

People on stage: Actors of Cultural Organization N.G.O. "Cultural Organization Arcadia"
Chorus: 57 students of University of Alexandria: Faculty of Arts:English Language and Literature Department, Theatrical Depatment, Faculty of Law, Faclty of Engineering
20 Musicians of Bibiotheca Alexandrina Chamber Orchestra (BACO)

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Chamber Orchestra(BACO), under the direction of the composer and conductor, Director of Cultural Activities (The Arts Center) at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, staff member at the Cairo Conservatoire, Academy of Arts, member of the Music, Opera and Ballet Advisory Committee for the Supreme Council for Culture, Director of the Damanhour Opera, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Arts Center, Maestro Sherif Mohie Eldin


Translation to English: Prof. Dr. Georgios Theodorides
Director: Katarina Paliou
Introductory Analysis: Prof. Dr. Mustafa El Abbadi
Maestro: Sherif Mohie Eldin

Assistant director: Lydia Palla
Second assistant director: Christy Konstantinakou
Assistant Scenographer: Christy Konstantinakou
Costume Designer: Ariadne MacKinnon
Jewellery Designer: Georgios Maramenos - Pateras 
Movement of the Chorus: Athan Karras
Light Designer: Dimitris Maniatis
Music Composer: Effie Ratsou
Music: Bibliotheca Alexandrina Chamber Orchestra (BACO)
Director of Secretarial: Mona Klat
Director of Communications: Mona Klat
Public Relations: Mona Klat
Art Consultant & Specialist Advisor: Mona Klat
Divine voice-singing: Mariza Koch
Photographers: Vlachos Evangelos & Abdallah Dawestashy




Medea: Katarina Paliou
Tutor-Creon-Aigeas: Grigoris Patrikareas
Leader of Chorus: Nikos Katis
Nurse-Aggelus: Lydia Palla

Head of Chorus: Mona Klat, Mohamed Abd El Moneam
Chorus:  Students of  Theatrical Studies Department and English Language 
and Literature Department of Faculty of Arts. Faculty of Law, University of Alexandria
Accompanied percussion musician: Genny Dourou
Choreography-movement: Katarina Paliou
Dramaturgy: Prof. Thanassis Maskaleris, San Francisco 
State University
Dramaturgy currator: Dr Zafeira Kagalidou
Ambigeusse: Ariadne MacKinnon
Make up artist: Katerina Mitropoulou


The project is under the auspice of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs (YP.EX)

The project is under the auspice of the Hellenic Ministry of Tourism and the salutation of the Minister mr. Aris Spiliotopoulos.

Sponsor: Kryolan Hellas