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CV: Maria Chaniotaki MA Theatre and Costume Designer - Artist Head and Founder of the Laboratory of Scenography, Athens (LSA) Maria Chaniotaki was born in Heraclion Crete. She studied T. Civil Engineering (BA), Music Piano, and Scenography at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) Summer Scholl and at the Wimbledon School of Art (WSA) where she received her Master Degree of Arts in Theatre Design/Scenography(MA). She has exhibited works as an Artist in personal and group exhibitions. She is working as a Theatre Designer in Theatre and Dance at the same time is teaching Scenography in several educational Institutions. With the foundation of the Laboratory of Scenography, Athens (LSA) in 2000 she starts a new productive and educational activity. Her first attempt in directing was “Thread” A Performance – Installation that weighs image more than speech, created by her collaboration with a group of LSA students. The play also aimed at a child audience brings for the first time in Greece, professional actors and people with disabilities in an equal role. She has published her books “Fairies”, “a Kite named shark” and “a flower that wanted to become a butterfly”. Here book named “ the Magic Scene” an essay about Scenography will be published soon. She is the Head of the team of the Laboratory of Scenography, Athens (LSA) and course Leader for both Departments (Theatre Design and Laboratory of Art) that will participate in PQ 2015 (student section) as part of the Greek Participation of the Hellenic Centre of the International Theatre Institute. She is a member of the Society of British Theatre Designers (SBTD) ,the International Institute of Theatre (ITT), the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece (EETE) and the Greek Theatre Designers Association email: maria.m.chaniotaki@gmail.com LINKS : Agent: Donald Scrimgeour Artists Agent http://www.donaldscrimgeour.com LINKS : blog: http://maria-chaniotaki.tumblr.com/ website:www.mariachaniotaki.gr SBTD profile: http://www.theatredesign.org.uk/designer-pages/mariachaniotakikafousia/
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Contact details: Tel. (0030) 2106728936 email: maria.m.chaniotaki@gmail.com blog : http://maria-chaniotaki.tumblr.com website: www.mariachaniotaki.gr Agent: Donald Scrimgeour Artists Agent http://www.donaldscrimgeour.com LINKS: website: www.mariachaniotaki.gr SBTD profile: http://www.theatredesign.org.uk/designer-pages/mariachaniotakikafousia/ Artwork :Saatchi online :http://www.saatchionline.com/profile/270369