“The return of Dionysus”, the book where Theodoros Terzopoulos develops his acting method is published in Arab and English by the Theater der zeit editions, based in Berlin and powered by
The book is translated in Arab by Roni Bou Saba and in English by Savvas Stroumpos. “The return of Dionysus” is published in Arab with the perspective of a series of workshops in Lebanon and other Arab countries and a new staging of the “Bacchae” in Arab.
The book includes 12 chapters and 40 exercises for actresses and actors. The basic training is demonstrated by Savvas Stroumpos in online videos (run. time 2.5 hours) available in vimeo. The edition also includes a preface by the acclaimed professor Erika Fischer Lichte and an interview between Terzopoulos and Torsten Israel.
“The return of Dionysus” was published in Greek in 2015 followed by editions in Russian, German, Italian, Turkish, Polish, Korean, Mandarin and Chinese, in collaboration with important editors, theatres and theatre academies. By the end of the year it is expected to be published in Spanish and Portuguese.
The Method of Theodoros Terzopoulos is internationally acclaimed and being taught at the Central Drama Academy of Beijing, the Theatre Academy of St. Petersburg, the National Theatre Academy Silvio d’ Amico in Rome, the Theatre Academy of Taiwan, the Grotowsky Institute in Poland and in many theatres as elementary part of performers’ training. For 35 years now Theodoros Terzopoulos and Attis Theatre have been leading more than 400 workshops in Drama Academies, drama schools, international festivals and theatres. The Method of Theodoros Terzopoulos has been studied by many theatre professors all over the world.