Euripides Dikaios – Production
Euripides was born in Nicosia in 1976. He has experience from the fields of science, music and theatre and is, today, an active theatre director, musician, independent producer and the artistic director and founder of the not-for-profit art production company Paraplevros (2009).
As a musician he has studied traditional middle-eastern percussion with Zohar Fresco and Petros Kourtis. He has participated in various groups and performances in Athens, England and Cyprus.
He is the founder of Νέα Ταμπουτσιά, a percussion ensemble.
As an educator, he teaches in Vladimiros Kafkaridis Drama School, has taught rhythm for dancers at the University of Nicosia, has given seminars to educators on teaching traditional percussion in schools and has composed music for the dance performance Κουπόνι Αλλαγής in No Body Festival (2010) and theatrical performances Νυχταλούδα (2016) and Night of the Assasins (2017).
His main directorial interests during this period are dramaturgy, original writing and text adaptation, while he has focused on research regarding the practical application of modern Cypriot dialect to the stage. He has directed, amongst others, in Cyprus: Night of the Assasins (J. Triana, winter 2017, translation/adaptation/director), Secret Performance (June 2016, directing of dancers, actors and a small classical music orchestra, dramaturgy), Νυχταλούδα (spring 2016, playwright/director/composer), This is our youth (K. Lonergan, winter 2016, translation into Cypriot/director), Bam! (G. Neophytou, winter 2015), Ubu Roi (A. Jarry, fall 2015), La Belote (A. Georgiou, winter 2014), The Lover (Η. Pinter, fall 2014, translation into Cypriot/director), Homo Ludens (dancer/dramaturgy), Χ. Βύρωνος (P. Ridley, translation into Cypriot/director), This short film is dedicated to the 17th of May (short film, scenario/director) and Karagiozis Exposed (playwright/director).