Nikos Mastorakis

He was born in Sitia, Crete. He graduated from Pelos Katselis Drama School and worked for three years at the National Theatre of Northern Greece. He studied theatre and art history in Vienna, where he lived for several years. After his return to Greece he directed with great success, among others, works such as Vassilis Katsikonouris' The Milk, We dekind’s Spring Awakening, Aristophanes’ The Clouds, Goldoni’s La trilogia della villeggiatura and Belbel’s Strangers (National Theatre, Athens), Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Art Theatre / Little Theatre of Ancient Epidaurus), Strindberg’s Pelikanen and Ostrovsky’s It’s a Family Affair – We’ll Settle It Ourselves (Amore Thea tre), Horváth’s Tales from the Vienna Woods and Chekhov’s Ivanov (Νational Theatre of Northern Greece), as well as Chek hov’s The Seagull and Schiller’s Maria Stuart (Kefallinias str. Thea tre). Roméo et Juliette marks his first collaboration with the Greek National Opera.