Program Description


  • Prof. Κirk Ormand (Classics, Oberlin College)
  • Prof. Adele C. Scafuro (Classics, Brown University)
  • 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)
  • Aris Laskos (Director, Actor)
  • Program Coordinator: Rhea Scourtas (Society of the Athenians, HERC)


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

Visits to Archaeological Sites and Museums:

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

Visits to Ancient Theaters:

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