Choreographer I Dancer I Performer I Teacher I Artist
Born in Famagusta, Cyprus. Graduated from the State School of Dance in Athens (1996).
Continued his studies in New York (1996-1997).
Founder, artistic director and choreographer of X-it Dancetheatre.
He choreographed the productions: O dark, dark, dark, HOMOGENESIS, HeartLand - A dark forest,
TAMATA, These gentle hearts are like shot birds falling, Trinity, Inland, Unvravelling,
A room to grow, I am and I am not, Lamentu, Spiegel Im Spiegel, Waltz, Amen, The Ninth Hour,
Not Yet and Love Shots.
He choreographed 7EVEN for Black Box Dance Company in Denmark (2016).
The piece was nominated for an Arets Reumert Prize for best dance performance of the the year.
Co-directed with Thanasis Georgiou the artistic programme of Apothikes THOC 2018-2019
creating Amen II, Rooms and Crave. In 2011 they also directed the dancetheatrical piece
A little more for the Cyprus National Theatre THOC.
He was awarded the Choreography Prize 2012-2013 at THOC Theatrical Awards
for Elektra and Orestes- The Trial.
He choreographed Against the dying of the light for the Great Ballets in Limassol - Cyprus,
Lonely Room for the Greek National Ballet, Liebe war est nie, Flyfall, Mirror in the Mirror
for Diastasi Dance Company and Just another love story for Theatro Dentro.
He choreographed the operas Elektra - Gothenburg Opera, Salome - Malmo Opera,
Carmen, Orpheus and Euridice - Greek National Opera, all directed by Stephen Langridge
and Jenufa - Greek National Opera directed by Nicola Raab.
He choreographed for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies
of the Olympic Games in Athens 2004 (Klepsidra - opening, Party - closing).
As a performer he collaborated with numerous dance companies and choreographers
in Greece, Cyprus, New York and Germany such as Edafos Dancetheatre / Dimitris Papaioannou,
Oktana Dancetheatre / konstantinos Rigos, Harris Mandafounis Dance Co.,
Chorika, Wrong Movement, EchoArts, Aelion, Asomates Dynames, Alexandra Wairstall,
Angeliki Stellatou, Alexander Michael, Maria Messis, Antonis Antoniou, Eleana Alexandrou,
Omada Pende and others.
As a choreographer he collaborated with the Greek National Theater, the Cyprus
National Theatre THOC and independent theatre companies and directors like
Thanasis Georgiou, Michael Marmarinos, Stathis Livathinos, Paris Erotokritou, Hanan Snir,
Stefanos Kotsikos, Kostas Mbaras, Giorgos Armenis, Tasos Mbantis,Stamatis Fasoulis,
Yiannis Kakleas, Eleni Gasouka, Aspa Tombouli, Marianna Kalpari, Giorgos Valaris,
Andreas Araouzos, Magdalena Zira, Despina Sidiropoulou, Neoklis Neokleous and many others.