Elisabeth Theodorou is an actor, writer and theater director. She lives and works in France and Greece. She grew up between Athens, Moscow and Toronto. She graduated with a bachelor degree in French Literature from the University of Athens and a maîtrise in Art du Spectacle from the University of Francois Rabelais, Tours. She continued with a Master in Literature: Symbolism in French Theater. Meanwhile, she finished the “New Hellenic Drama School” and worked as an actor in various projects. Interested in the cross-cultural theater she has been constantly exploring seminars in international acting techniques and traditions ( Nô Theater, Butoh, Grotowski method by T.Richards and E.Barba , Actor’s Training by Act Zen Berlin, Theatrical coaching with: J.F. Dusigne, C.Buchvald, M.Kokosowsky, Shakespeare with the Delacorete Theater NY) .
In 2011, she set off to Paris to create the play:Roberto Zucco by B.M .Koltès . Her vision was to dilate the limits of space, time & urgency. Naming the adventure : “robertozuccoproject”. Her first creation combined theater and cinema (14 actors, 15 scenes , 1h30min duration). It was selected to represent Greece in the events of “European Capitals of Culture ” at Marseille-Provence 2013. 4 more creations followed in Marseille, Paris&Athens . Searching further in this process she continued with a Master II in Socioeducational Theater at Université Paris VIII . In 2015, she became artistic director of the companie”4elements” founded with Lambert Pounel (stage director) , Violette Letoqueux (actor) and Adrien Caledron (actor) aiming to explore 4 dimensions in performance and stage creation.
Since then they have been exploring theater in education uniting skills and cultures.