Between the Seas is run by a team of dedicated and passionate volunteers and professionals:
Aktina Stathaki, PhD (Artistic and Producing Director)
Aktina is a theater professional with over ten years of experience in theater practice and research. She holds a Diploma of Acting from the National Theater of Greece and a PhD in Drama from the University of Toronto. She has acted professionally with the National Theater of Greece, Artword Theatre and African Theater Ensemble (Toronto), trey anthony productions (Toronto) and has worked extensively as a freelance actor and director. Her articles and essays on theater have been published and presented in conferences in Europe and the USA. www.aktinastathaki.com
Philip Schaffer (Producing Associate)
Philip Santos Schaffer is a director and performer based in New York City. Co-founder, co-artistic director: WalkUpArts. Artistic associate: The Living Theatre. Philip will begin working towards his MFA in Dramaturgy at Columbia University this fall.
Jérôme Siméon (IT Support and Production Assistance)
Jérôme is a Researcher in Computer Science at IBM and an amateur musician. He has helped Between the Seas Festival since its foundation in 2010, and has occasionally performed on stage with Les Manouches theater company.
Alexandra Skendrou (Production Intern)
Alexandra, a native of Greece is involved with several Greek-American organizations that promote Hellenic culture in the US. A graduate from Atheneaum conservatory, Mannes College of Music in Voice performance and a graduate of the Theatrical Technical School for the Arts in Moscow. She currently lives in NY where she performs and teaches.
2015 Festival Supporters
|The presentation of Cie Ytuquepintas' Dreams of the Mediterranean and Angels Aymar's Hearts Beating Like Drums have been made possible thanks to the support of the Institut Ramon Llul in New York|
Between the Seas is grateful to our 2015 individual donors for their generous support:Donor ($250 or more):
John Bacon, Yiannis Kassios, Owen Rambow, Jerome Simeon, Divesh Srivastava
Founder ($100 or more):
Katerina Alexaki, Sabrina Eshaghian, Charles Sachs, Mitsos and Ju Triantopoulos
Supporter ($50 or more):
Michael Mathioudakis, Marianna Martino and Marco Alfieri, Jamal Rayyis, Zena Schaffer
Family ($25 or more):
Laura Caparotti, Hillary Gardner, Achilles Liarmakopoulos, Theodora Loukas, La Nacional, Alexandra Skendrou