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Melina Mascha

Lighting Designer
She was born in Athens. She graduated from the School of Drama of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She then went to London to pursue graduate studies. She earned a master’s degree in Direction from Middlesex University, London, and an MA in Advanced Theatre Practice-Lighting Design from CSSD, (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, UK). Since 1988, she has worked with various groups and organizations in Greece and abroad, doing lighting design and application in more than 200 performances. She has worked with Greek National Theater, the National Theater of Northern Greece, the Athens and Delphi Festivals, the Athens Concert Hall and the Thessaloniki Concert Hall, the Municipal Regional Theaters of Patras, Kalamata, Roumeli and Kozani, as well as with free theater organizations such as the Notos Theater ( Theatro tou Notou), the Art Theater (Theatro Technis), the Neos Kosmos Theater (Theatro tou Neou Kosmou), the Metaxourgeio Theater, The Kefallinias Street Theater, The Beggars’ Operas, etc. She has designed the lighting for productions such as: Susanna's Secret [Il segreto di Susanna] (directed by Adolfsson, Sweden), the Young Hero (directed by V. Wiig, UK), Our Country's Good (directed by K. Arvanitakis), One time and a moment (directed M. Kouyoumtzis), Danton's Death [Dantons Tod] (directed by A. Chirche), What never ends (directed by S. Livathinos), Clytemnestra’s tears (directed by A. Sidiropoulou), A Winter’s Tale (directed by A. Bauer), The Man Who (directed by R. Jet), Very far (directed V. Georgiadou) and Isadora (directed by S. Livathinos). She has designed the lighting for such GNO’s productions as The bat [Die Fledermaus] (2006/07 and 2012/14), Don Giovanni (2006/07, Acropol Theater) etc. // Last update of the biography: December 2015 - The list of productions below is continually updated.