ANASTASIA REVI (DIRECTOR OF `When Amazons Wake´)
Anastasia Revi lives and works in London the last ten years. Her education includes a degree in English and American Literature and Theatre from the Aristotle University of Greece and a distinction from the Drama School of the National Theatre of Greece.
She has attended the London Conservatory, the Ecole Philippe Gaulier and has travelled extensively in Europe, Asia and New York participating in workshops with La Mama Theatre, Odin Theatre, Forum Theatre (Augusto Boal) and Theatre de Complicit?.
She has worked as a director in London and Greece. Her recent work as a director includes amongst others:
`Flowers for the Lady´ (Pleasance Theatre, London 2004, Theatre Lab Company production); `XXX anonymous´ (Dublin International Theatre Festival-Andrews Lane Theatre-2004, Pleasance Theatre-London 2003, TLC); `Edgewise´ and `Time is Always on Time´ (both presented as staged readings at the Festival of Contemporary Greek Theatre ,Gate Theatre-London 2003); `Urban Stories´ (translated & directed, Riverside Studios-London 2002, UK tour and Pleasance-London 2003, Theatre Lab Company production) `With Power from Shoreditch´ (Rosemary Branch Theatre-London 2001, Politia Theatre-Athens 2001 and BITEF Festival- Belgrade 2001, Theatre Lab Company production).
She has been the Artistic Director of Theatre Lab Company since 1998, an award winning company, aiming to promote innovative and challenging contemporary Greek theatre in U.K. and abroad.
ALEXANDRA DYRANIS-MAOUNIS (PROJECT MANAGER & WRITER IN RESIDENCE for International Theatre Crossroads)
With a dual nationality and a bilingual, Alexandra left Greece in 2000 to come and discover the other part of her heritage in London.
Always eager to work in parallel projects she did a joint BA in English Literature & Film Studies at Brunel University. This was followed by an MA in Creative Writing (at Brunel) and simultaneously a diploma in Scriptwriting from the New York Film Academy.
Throughout her four years as a student, Alexandra got involved in numerous productions as Assistant Director and for a while wrote reviews for Odeon Leicester Square in their In-movies website page.
In October 2004, she decided to embark on her now professional career mainly through freelancing as a script reader in well known production companies such as `Initial´ part of `Endemol´ and agencies such as `Portman´, for whom she will also be working as part of the editing team. Alexandra is also a member of a writer´s team for `Pop Productions´ writing a web female comedy series, `The Wow Life´.
At the same time she has attached herself as project manager and writer for the first part of International Theatre Crossroads 3-year plan; Pelion, Greece.
Alexandra has also written a feature film `Shadowed Mandala´, under the guidance of her scriptwriting teacher at the NYFA, Ann Kristin Glenster (Writer/Producer who is also a member of ITCR´s board), which is being re-drafted.
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