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Greek Dances Theatre “Dora Stratou”

Dora Stratou theatre on Philopappou Hill

  1. Modern and Contemporary era (1821 - )

    1965 Operated for the first time.

  2. Ottoman era (1453- 1821)

  3. Byzantine era (331 AC- 1453)

  4. Roman era (30 BC- 330 AC)

  5. Hellenistic era (322- 31 BC)

  6. Classical era (478-323 BC)

  7. Archaic era (800-479 BC)

  8. Geometric era (-1100- 800 BC)

  9. Prehistory (-1100 BC)

What I can see

The open-air theatre of about 900 seats is a lively museum of Greek dances. During summer months, daily performances with dances from all over Greece and places where Hellenism flourished are performed. The theatre’s permanent setting was done by Spyros Vassiliou.

What I can't see

The name comes from the founder of “Dora Stratou Greek Dances” association, who aimed to rescue the Greek dance tradition. Dora Stratou was awarded in 1974 for her work by the Academy of Athens.



YohalasT., Kafetzaki Τ., (2013), Αθήνα, Ιχνηλατώντας την πόλη με οδηγό την ιστορία και τη λογοτεχνία [Athens, Tracing thecity guidedby history andliterature], ESTIA Bookstore


Dora Stratou Greek Dances Theatre, (2010), Αρχική, Θέατρο, [Home, Theatre]

Last visit: 28/8/2015