evdokimos tsolakidis cv
Pythodorou 18-22 10441 Athens Greece
tel. +30 2105229522 mob. +30 6932339266
He was born in Thessaloniki in 1962.
He studied at the Medical School of the University of Rome.
He was awarded his diploma BFA of the Drama School of the National Theater of Northern Greece with honors.
He continued his studies in drama, acting and directing in New York City (H.B. Studio) funded by the U.S.A. Government (Fulbright Foundation). While in NYC he attended classes as an auditor at the Actors Studio.
He graduated from the Greek Open University BA (Humanities Section, European Culture).
He has a Master degree on Acting and Directing from the Open University of Cyprus MA (Theatre Studies).
He is the first acting teacher-coach worldwide, to give acting and directing lessons on line through Skype (Skype id: evdokimust)
He has worked as an actor in many troupes, including the State Theatre of Northern Greece, the National Theatre of Greece, the Spyros Evangelatos Auditorium, the Regional Theatre of Crete and Thrace, the troupes Karezi-Kazakos, Aliki Vougiouklaki, George Kimoulis, Xenia Kalogeropoulou e.tc. He took part in film and television productions and directed plays in Greece and abroad.
He is the founder and the Artistic Director of Theatre of Changes (http://www.toc.gr, founded in 1998) where he directs plays and teaches to this day..
At the same time, he teaches systematically in Rome (International Acting School, Cinecitta) and in London (Giles Foreman Acting Studio) as well as in Stockholm (Kulturama), in Istanbul ( Müjdat Gezen Art Academy, SAKM), in Tbilisi (Marjansvilli Theatre), in New York City (Theaterlab), in Paris (Ecole de Théatre de Paris, TRIXTER), in Amsterdam (Easylaughs group), in Kathmandu (Dabali Theater), in Izmir (Tiyatro Terminal) as well as in different parts of Greece.
He has participated at International Theatre Festivals (Romania, Iran, Switzerland and Mexico) and has taught at the Theatre Department of the Universities of Alexandria in Egypt, Tehran in Iran, Ciudad del Carmen in Mexico and Santa Barbara California (UCSB). He was chairman of the jury at the International Theatre Festival in Agadir (Morocco 2007). Every year since 2005, he organizes ''In.Fo.Ma.T.''(International Festival of Making Theatre), an international meeting of theatre makers from around the world.
He has published the following books: “Acting without teacher” by KOAN editions, “Improvisation in Theater” by EXANDAS editions and the plays ''Athens - Moscow'' and ''Nothing'' by Dodoni editions. ''Athens - Moscow'' has been translated into Iranian by Sakineh Arabnejad, and published by Afraz editions (http://www.afrazbook.com) and was staged in Tehran, directed by Katayun Feiz-Marandi. Both plays have been staged in many university theatre departments and theaters worldwide (to mention a few: “Athens-Moscow” has been staged in Zurich, directed by Anna Tsixli, in Bucharest directed by Adriana Zaharia, “Nothing” has been translated in Turkish by Kemal Basar, has been published along with the magazine “Yeni Tiyatro” in March 2010 and has been staged in Istanbul in 2012 and in Izmir in 2013).
He speaks English, Italian and French.
He has travelled to almost all the length and breadth of the planet and in the summer of 2008, he made the round of the world in a month, leaving to the east and returning from the west!