Nikos Arvanitis

He was born and raised in Paramythia, Epirus, Greece. From a young age he became active in theatrical groups. He holds a mining engineering degree from the National Technical University of Athens, and is also a graduate of the Veaki Drama School (1989). He works in the theater since then, and his extensive repertory spans from classic, modern, Greek and foreign repertoire (at least 50 productions), to ancient Greek drama. He has participated in festivals in Greece and abroad playing parts such as Admetus (Alceste), Frank (Molly Sweeney), Aemon (Antigone), Prometheus (Prometheus Bound), Woyzek (Woyzek) etc. He has cooperated with the National Theater, the Greek Art Theater, Notos Theater, Stoa Theater, the Thessalian Theater etc. He adapted and directed Sotiris Dimitriou’s novel God tells them (Tous ta leei o Theos) (Athens Festival 2006-7). In the period 1993-20098 he was a cast member in twenty Greek TV series of ET1, ET2, ANT1, Alpha, Mega (Stolen dreams (Klemena Oneira), Safe sex, Officer Bekas’ stories (Istories tou Astynomou Beka), Penny Panagiotopoulou’s telefilm As rain and hail (San vrochi kai san halazi) etc. In the period 1993-2009 he featured in eight Greek movies such as Athens Blues (Mia mera ti nychta) by George Panousopoulos, I'm tired of killing your lovers (Kourastika na skotono tous agapitikous sou) by Nikos Panagiotopoulos, Guilt by Vassilis Mazomenos etc. He cooperated with GNO once, with a role prose in Kostas Giannidis’ The virus of love (To mikrovio tou Erota) (Acropol Theater, 2009-10). // Last update of the biography: December 2015 - The list of productions below is continually updated.