Eftychia Loizides

EFTYCHIA LOIZIDES was born and raised in Athens. She is a distinguished graduate of Vassilis Diamantopoulos Acting School. Since her second year of school, she began working with award winning director, Leonidas Loizides in Vakches of Aischylous, in the dual main role of the Messenger and Angel. She went on a tour in Greece, the US, the UK, Germany and Cyprus under the auspices of the Ministries of Tourism, Culture and the Internal & External Affairs. The following year, she appeared on the TV show Great Greeks – Pericles in the role of Atossa, then in Perses of Aisxylous under the guidance of the distinguished director/actor, Zaharias Rohas. In June 2009, she received her degree & began work on Troades of Euripides with the director L. Loizides, as Andromache. There she sang under the musical composition of Mikis Theodorakis. She subsequently had a nationwide tour in 24 American states performing in both Greek and English. What is more, she presented and prologued the book of Eva Soldatos Night Ballads and the poetic collection of Grigorios Davarinos. In 2010, she had the lead role of Kassandra and Electra in the ancient tragedy Oresteia of Aischylous, performed Off-Broadway at the Kirk Theatre. In 2011 she had the lead role in Ifigenia in Tauris by Euripides, which she was awarded for, which premiered Off-Broadway at the Lion Theatre. She co-produced and co-directed this piece with Leonidas Loizides and it received marvelous reviews. She has taught ancient Greek tragedy in universities and trained professional actors in New York. This year she is directing the play, Euripides' Helen of Troy, which is premiers at the First Floor Theatre (NYC) and will be touring the US, Canada and Europe. Subsequently, she will act as the Artistic Director of the first ever Ancient Drama Festival in NYC.

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