“it could be me – it could be you”

an awareness raising project on refugees and human rights
using theatre/drama techniques

 “Monologues  across the Aegean Sea”

action of the Projet "it could be me - it could be you"
organised by the Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network
in collaboration with UNHCR Greece and NGO "Praksis"
2016

This Action includes:

Phase A: MARCH-JUNE 2016
A series of workshops for youths (UASC), 11 to 17 years old, from Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan and other countries, living in “Guest Houses” in Athens and Patras. A number of 40 youths are taking part in a series of total 40 expressive and creative writing workshops, 20 in each city. Workshops are facilitated by a group of drama pedagogues, drama therapists, social workers, psychologists and interpreters in two locations, Athens and Patras in cooperation with the NGO Praksis.

Workshop facilitators:
From Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network (TENet-Gr): Giorgos Bekiaris-drama pedagogue, Dionyssia Asprogeraka-drama pedagogue, Vera Lardi-drama pedagogue, Sonia Mologousi-drama pedagogue, Iro Potamousi-drama pedagogue, Andriana Tavantzi-theatre play animator, Yasser-Ion Thabet-interpreter, Efthymis Argyratos-fine arts techer, Stratos Papakonstantinou theatre play animator
From UNHCR-Gr: Asef Farjam-interpreter, Eliane Choucair-interpreter, Konstantinos Asimidis-interpreter
From NGO PRAKSIS: Georgia Tzanakou-social worker, Theodor Paxinos-psychologist, Habib Mohammde-interpreter, Ali Uosuri- interpreter, Louay Hisjam- interpreter, Phivos Kolovos- psychologist, Lida Mourloukou- psychologist, Alexis Lampidis-social worker, Christos Georgopoulos- social worker, Anastasia Haritou- social worker, Maria Ntini- social worker, Anthoula Christopoulou- social worker




Phase B: JULY-SEPTEMBER 2016

Writing and production of a book to include younth’s personal writings/monologues. The book will be bilingual (Greek, English) under the working title “Monologues from across the Aegean sea”. The book will be freely available via internet.
The "Monologues across the Aegean Sea" book
Phase C: SEPTEMBER-NOVEMBER 2016
Dissemination of the book and the monologues to Greek schools and worldwide through the IDEA (International Drama/Theatre & Education Association) for students and teachers to trigger responses, performances, radio shows, discussions, new projects etc. A “Monologues across the Aegean Sea Network” of schools, and/or artistic organisations will be set and handled via internet. At least 30 schools in Greece are expected to use this material to organise their own projects, workshops etc. During this phase school/local community will be in contact with UASC that produced the monologues for common actions.

Phase D: NOVEMBER- DECEMBER 2016
Organisation of a specific “Monologues Day” to be commemorated at international level offering the opportunity to students and other involved organisations to organise local public awareness actions and events based on these monologues.

Action Coordinated by Hara Tsoukala
Action coordinated in Patras by Giorgos Bekiaris
Project Coordinator: Nikos Govas
Project Manager: Yanna Papadopoulou
Contact info: humanrights@theatroedu.gr

 

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  Short Calendar

 

29/1/2017 Thessaloniki. Book presentation
24/11/2016 Athens. First Presentation of the book “Monologues across the Aegean Sea” (in Greek)
October 2016 First Edition of the book “Monologues across the Aegean Sea” (Greek language)
July-September 2016 Accumulation of material (texts, drawings), translations, editing
13/7/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea” Patras Workshop 22.
Facilitators: Dionyssia Asprogeraka, Giorgos Bekiaris, AndrianaTavantzi. Psychologist: Theodor Paxinos
9/7/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea” , Athens Workshop 20.
Facilitators: IroPotamousi, Sonia Mologousi, Hara Tsoukala. Interpreter: Asef Farjam
8/7/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 19.
Facilitators: IroPotamousi, Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Hara Tsoukala. Interpreters: Konstantinos Asimidis, Asef Farjam. Social worker: Alexis Lampridis. Psychologist: Phivos Kolovos
7/7/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 21.
Facilitators: Dionyssia Asprogeraka, Andriana Tavantzi, Stratos Papakonstantinou. Psychologist: Theodor Paxinos
6/7/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 18.
Facilitators: Iro Potamousi, Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Hara Tsoukala. Interpreters: Eliane Choucair, AsefFarjam. Social worker: Alexis Lampridis. Participating: Eva Savvopoulou (UNHCR). Attendance at the play “Midsummer night’s dream” by 4Frontal, directed by Georgina Kakoudaki
4/7/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 17.
Facilitators: Iro Potamousi, Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Hara Tsoukala. Interpreters: Eliane Choucair, Asef Farjam.
30/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 20.
Facilitators: Dionyssia Asprogeraka, Andriana Tavantzi, Stratos Papakonstantinou. Social worker: Christos Georgopoulos
29/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 16.
Facilitators: Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Iro Potamousi. Interpreters: Asef Farjam, Eliane Choucair. Psychologist: Lida Mourloukou. Coordinator: Hara Tsoukala
27/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 15.
Facilitators: Iro Potamousi, Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi. Interpreters: Eliane Choucair, Asef Farjam. Coordinator: Hara Tsoukala
24/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 19.
Facilitators: Dionyssia Asprogeraka, Andriana Tavantzi, Stratos Papakonstantinou. Interpreter: Habib Mohammde
23/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 18.
Facilitators: Dionyssia Asprogeraka, Andriana Tavantzi. Social worker: Anthoula Christodoulopoulou
22/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 14.
Facilitators: Iro Potamousi, Vera Lardi. Interpreters: Eliane Choucair, Asef Farjam. Coordinator: Hara Tsoukala
20/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 13.
Facilitators: Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Iro Potamousi. Interpreter: Eliane Choucair. Coordinator: Hara Tsoukala
16/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 17.
Facilitators: Giorgos Bekiaris, Andriana Tavantzi, Efthymis Argyratos, Stratos Papakonstantinou. Social worker: Christos Georgopoulos
15/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 12.
Facilitators: Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Iro Potamousi. Interpreters: Asef Farjam, Eliane Choucair.
14/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 16.
Facilitators: Giorgos Bekiaris, Dionyssia Asprogeraka, Andriana Tavantzi. Social worker: Maria Ntini
13/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 11.
Facilitators: Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Iro Potamousi. Interpreters: Asef Farjam, Eliane Choucair. Psychologist: Lida Mourloukou. Coordinator: Hara Tsoukala
9/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 15.
Facilitators: Giorgos Bekiaris, Dionyssia Asprogeraka, Andriana Tavantzi. Interpreter: Louay Hisjam. Social worker: Christos Georgopoulos
8/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 14.
Facilitators: Giorgos Bekiaris, Dionyssia Asprogeraka, Andriana Tavantzi. Interpreter: Louay Hisjam. Social workers: Nikoleta Dionyssopoulou, Anastasia Haritou
8/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, AthensWorkshop 10.
Facilitators: Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi. Interpreters: Asef Farjam, Eliane Choucair. Psychologist: Lida Mourloukou. Coordinator: Hara Tsoukala
6/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 9.
Facilitators: Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Iro Potamousi. Interpreters: Asef Farjam, Eliane Choucair. Psychologist: Lida Mourloukou
2/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 13.
Facilitators: Andriana Tavantzi, Giorgos Bekiaris. Social worker: Christos Georgopoulos
1/6/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 8.
Facilitators: Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Iro Potamousi. Interpreters: Asef Farjam, Eliane Choucair. Psychologist: Lida Mourloukou. Coordinator: Hara Tsoukala
31/5/2016 “Monologues from across the Aegean sea” Patras. Workshop 12.
Facilitators: AndrianaTavantzi, GiorgosBekiaris,DionyssiaAsprogeraka. Interpreter: LouayHisjam.Social workers: Christos Georgopoulos, Anastasia Haritou
30/5/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 7.
Facilitators: Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Iro Potamousi. Interpreters: Asef Farjam, Eliane Choucair. Coordinator: Hara Tsoukala
26/5/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 11.
Facilitators: Andriana Tavantzi, Giorgos Bekiaris,Dionyssia Asprogeraka. Interpreters: Ali Uosuri, Louay Hisjam
25/5/2015 Organizational meeting of action trainers of “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens.
25/5/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 6.
Facilitators: Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Iro Potamousi. Interpreters: Asef Farjam, Eliane Choucair. Psychologist: Lida Mourloukou
24/5/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 10.
Facilitators: Andriana Tavantzi, Giorgos Bekiaris, Dionyssia Asprogeraka,
Stratos Papakonstantinou. Social worker: Nikoleta Dionyssopoulou
23/5/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 5.
Facilitators: Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Iro Potamousi. Interpreters: Asef Farjam, Eliane Choucair. Psychologist: Lida Mourloukou. Coordinator: Hara Tsoukala
19/5/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 9.
Facilitators: Andriana Tavantzi, Giorgos Bekiaris, Dionyssia Asprogeraka. Interpreter: Habib Mohammde
18/5/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 4.
Facilitators: Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Iro Potamousi. Interpreters: Asef Farjam, Eliane Choucair. Psychologist: Lida Mourloukou. Coordinator: Hara Tsoukala
16/5/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 3.
Facilitators: Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Iro Potamousi. Interpreters: Asef Farjam, Eliane Choucair. Psychologist: Lida Mourloukou. Coordinator: Hara Tsoukala
12/5/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 8.
Facilitators: Andriana Tavantzi, Giorgos Bekiaris. Interpreters: Ali Uosuri, Yasser-Iason Thabet. Social Worker: Georgia Tzanakou
11/5/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea” Patras. Coordination meeting. Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network - NGO "Praksis"
11/5/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 2.
Facilitators: Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Iro Potamousi. Interpreters: Asef Farjam, Eliane Choucair. Psychologist: Alexis Lampridis. Coordinator: Hara Tsoukala
9/5/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens Workshop 1.
Facilitators: Vera Lardi, Sonia Mologousi, Iro Potamousi. Interpreters: Asef Farjam, Eliane Choucair. Psychologist: Lida Mourloukou. Coordinator: Hara Tsoukala
5/5/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 7.
Facilitators: Andriana Tavantzi, Giorgos Bekiaris, Dionyssia Asprogeraka. Interpreter: Habib Mohammde
5/5/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Athens. Coordination meeting. Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
26/4/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea” Athens. Coordination meeting. Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network - NGO "Praksis"
26/4/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 6.
Facilitators: Andriana Tavantzi, Giorgos Bekiaris, Dionyssia Asprogeraka.
Social worker: Christos Georgopoulos
22/4/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 5.
Facilitators: Andriana Tavantzi, Giorgos Bekiaris, Stratos Papakonstantinou. Interpreter: Ali Uosuri. Social worker: Christos Georgopoulos
16/4/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 4.
Facilitators: Andriana Tavantzi, Giorgos Bekiaris, Dionyssia Asprogeraka,
Stratos Papakonstantinou. Interpreters: Ali Uosuri, Yasser-Iason Thabet. Social workers: Theodor Paxinos, Christos Georgopoulos
9/4/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 3.
Facilitators: Andriana Tavantzi, Giorgos Bekiaris, Dionyssia Asprogeraka,
Stratos Papakonstantinou. Interpreters: Habib Mohammde, Yasser-Iason Thabet. Social worker: Christos Georgopoulos
7/4/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 2.
Facilitators: Andriana Tavantzi, Giorgos Bekiaris, Dionyssia Asprogeraka,
Stratos Papakonstantinou. Interpreter: Ali Uosuri. Social workers: Theodor Paxinos, Christos Georgopoulos
2/4/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea”, Patras Workshop 1.
Facilitators: Andriana Tavantzi, Giorgos Bekiaris, Dionyssia Asprogeraka,
Stratos Papakonstantinou. Interpreters: Habib Mohammde, Yasser-Iason Thabet. Social worker: GeorgiaTzanakou
18/3/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea” Athens. Coordination meeting. Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network - NGO "Praksis"
17/3/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea” Patras. Coordination meeting. Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network - NGO "Praksis"
18/2/2016 “Monologues across the Aegean Sea” Patras. Coordination meeting. Hellenic Theatre/Drama & Education Network - NGO "Praksis

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