RETURNFotis Diamantopoulos

Fotis Diamantopoulos

Dancer
He studied at the Kiev State Ballet Academy and the Budapest Dance Academy. He has collaborated with the National Theatre of Northern Greece dance group, the Kazan Opera Ballet (Russian Republic of Tatarstan), in productions by the Athens Concert Hall, Deree American College and the Royal Academy of Dance London (RADA) dance group in Greece. He has collaborated with the modern dance groups Airesis and X-Art. In 1997 he appeared with the Greek National Opera Ballet and since 1999 he is a permanent member of the Greek National Opera, while in 2003 he became a Principal dancer. He has appeared in ballets Zorbas, The Corsaire [Le Corsaire], La Bayadère. During the years 1997-2013 he collaborated with the Greek National Opera as a dancer, kinesiology teacher and choreographer, among others, in lyric productions Marathon-Salamis, The Cretan Girl, Seven Deadly Sins [Die sieben Todsünden], Halima and The bat [Die Fledermaus], as well as ballets Zorba, The Corsaire [Le Corsaire], La Bayadère. He teaches classical dance at the Superior Professional Dance School of the Greek National Opera and the 'Rallou Manou' School. In 2011 he presented two modern dance performances of his own: I,you...we (Michalis Cacoyannis Foundation) and Against a grey background (Artistic Actions of the Greek National Opera/Dance at the squares).