Grigoris – G. Gaitanaros is a lawyer and a multidisciplinary artist. He studied law (Demokritus University of Thrace), dance (I.F.P.R.O.-Paris), design for performing&visual arts (MA-Middlesex University of London) and creative writing (MA-University of Western Macedonia/Open University of Greece). He is a member of Piraeus Bar Association since 2010 and the creator of Face the Fact Co. (2012). He writes stories published in online journals, as well as designs and produces performances and short films, participating in festivals, educational programs and lectures in Greece and abroad.

 

WRITING

The Vow_short story

Μονόκλ - literary magazine, 2018

The Last Time_short story

Μονόκλ - literary magazine, 2018

Charlie_flash fiction

Φρέαρ - literary magazine, 2018

The Meaning of Education_article

Politisonline - journal, 2015

Art is Not a Luxury_article

Provocateur - journal, 2015

 

CINEMA

When One Faces Two_dance film / Script - Direction - Choreography - Edit

London Greek Film Festival, 2019 (London - UK)_Best Experimental Film Award 

9th Athens Video Dance Project (Athens - Greece)

7th International Video Poetry Festival (Athens - Greece)

Politics_short doc / Script - Direction - Choreography

2nd Piraeus Film Festival, 2018 (Piraeus - Greece)

Soul Washer_short film / Script - Direction - Choreography

London Greek Film Festival, 2018 (London - UK)

8th Athens Video Dance Project, 2018 (Athens - Greece)

Paragon Film Festival, 2018 (MovieScreenPro)

Kubrick Short Film Festival, 2018 (Athens - Greece)

Intermediaciones - Videoarte y Video Experimental Festival, 2017 (Medellin - Colombia)

Tipperary Dance Platform's International Dance Festival, 2017 (Tipperary - Ireland) 

8th Bridges International Film Festival, 2017 (Peloponnese - Greece) 

The Class_short doc / Script - Direction - Choreography

7th Athens Video Dance Project, 2017 (Athens - Greece)

Breath in. Wear it. Move it_spot / Script - Direction - Choreography

Nike's competition / Pansik Fashion School, 2016 (Athens - Greece)_Best Video Award

Bankman_cinematic performance / Script - Direction - Choreography

London Greek Film Festival, 2016 (London – UK)

On Performance Symposium, Michael Cacoyiannis Foundation, 2016 (Athens - Greece)

8th Performance Dinners by Chelsea college of Arts & Maria Paschalidou, 2015 (Athens - Greece)

 Expanding the Rhythm - Lecture film_dance film / Script - Direction - Choreography

5th Athens Video Dance Project, 2015 (Athens - Greece)

 

DANCETHEATER

Aliss at the Fire (Jon Fosse) / Choreography - Performance

Semio theater, 2014-5, (Athens - Greece)

Museum of Human Behaviour / Choreography - Performance

Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2013, Benaki Museum (Athens – Greece)

I Saw you / Choreography - Performance

In Progress/Feedback Festival 2013, Kinitiras Theater (Athens - Greece)

The Pathless Land / Direction - Performance

Page 31 Festival 2012 (Spring), Contemporary Art Meeting Point (Athens – Greece)

Analysis Project / Co-Direction - Performance

Page 31 Festival 2012 (Fall), Contemporary Art Meeting Point (Athens - Greece)

Billie Holiday / Direction - Choreography

Acropol theater, 2012 (Athens – Greece)

Kappa Theater, 2011 (Athens - Greece)

Eros Iros (Alexandros Papadiamantis) / Choreography

Philippi Festival/Thassos 2011, Municipal Theater of Kavala (Kavala - Greece)

Se Dialoguer / Choreography - Performance

Avlea Theater, 2011 (Athens - Greece)

Trio Project / Performance

10th Festival of Greek Choreographers, Roes Theater, 2011 (Athens - Greece)

Street Philosophy / Performance

9th Festival of Greek Choreographers 2010, PK Theater (Athens - Greece)

 

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

The Third Bell (3rd high school of Nikaia) | Wet Dreams (Giorgos Maniotis) | Teaching - Adaptation - Direction - Choreography

Piraeus Municipal Theater, 2017 (Athens - Greece)

The Third Bell (1rst professional high school of Piraeus) | The Class | Teaching - Writing - Direction - Choreography

Piraeus Municipal Theater, 2016 (Athens - Greece)

 

LECTURES

Us -and- the Others / Videodance as an expressive & educational tool

Athens School of Fine Arts, 7thAthens Video Dance Project 2017 (Athens - Greece)

Performance & Politics / Is performance making anti-capitalist way of production (and if so, how)?

MCF, On Performance Symposium 2016 (Athens - Greece)

Research Design Concepts

AKTO Art & Design College - MA in Design 2015 (Athens - Greece)

  

TEACHINGS

Contempo-Jazz_dance (classes&workshops)

Face the Fact Studio 2016-19, (Athens - Greece)

Dance In Studio 2013-14, (Athens - Greece)

Expanding the Rhythm_instructional design (workshops)

Semio Theater 2013-14, (Athens – Greece)

Dance In Studio 2013, (Athens – Greece)

Vyrsodepsio Theater 2012, (Athens – Greece)

Experimental Jazz_dance (classes)

Playground for the Arts 2012, (Athens - Greece)

Citizens Theater 2012, (Kavala – Greece)

Modern Jazz_dance (classes&workshops)

Echoes & Footprints 2011 - 12, (Athens – Greece)

Danzarin 2010, (Athens - Greece)

Jazz_dance (classes)

Centre d'Alesia 2009, (Paris - France)

 

TV ADS

Jumbo spot

Easter campaign (2011) / Choreography

Jumbo spot

Summer campaign (2011) / Choreography