Dimitris Papaioannou / Δημήτρης Παπαϊωάννου

Dimitris Papaioannou (Greek: Δημήτρης Παπαϊωάννου; born 21 June 1964) is a Greek avant-garde stage director, choreographer and visual artist who drew international media attention and acclaim with his creative direction of the Opening Ceremony of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.His varied career spans three decades and has seen him conceive and direct stage works for Edafos Dance Theatre and Elliniki Theamaton, direct operas and music stage shows, work as a costume, set and make-up designer, and published over 40 comics. Ο Δημήτρης Παπαϊωάννου είναι Έλληνας χορευτής, χορογράφος, σκηνοθέτης σκηνής και εικαστικός καλλιτέχνης. Γεννήθηκε στην Αθήνα στις 21 Ιουνίου 1964 και κατάγεται από τα Ψαρά.

Medea (1993)
Conceived and Directed by Dimitris Papaioannou
Edafos Dance Theatre
promotional trailer
Μήδεια (1993)
Σύλληψη – Σκηνοθεσία: Δημήτρης Παπαϊωάννου
Ομάδα Εδάφους

Choreography of Dimitri Papaioannou, entitled 2. The first new work of the director of the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, signaling his return to the field of his personal expression after 5 years. With a new team of interpreters made up of 22 men, actors and dancers, this work is a playful, cynical and tender reflection on the world of men. χορεογραφία Δημήτρης Παπαϊωάννου

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