Teaching

 

THE FILM AND STAGE STUDIO was founded by Athena Xenidou in 2008

www.thefilmandstagestudio.com

Drama Classes

KidsDrama Classes

Drama For Kids 5 – 12 yrs old

The courses are designed to enrich all types of children, from those who love to take centre stage to those that are not comfortable in public settings. The workshops enable students to become all round performers, while overcoming shyness and increasing social skills, developing self-confidence and personal growth. The drama studio offers a supportive and encouraging environment while nurturing individual talent. But above all classes are creative and full of fun!


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Drama For Teens 12 – 18 yrs old

For those who would like to explore their interest in drama in more depth. Students will be given the opportunity to develop their creativity and their performance skills whilst also explore all aspects of their acting ability and technique using a wide variety of acting styles, devised work and scripted plays. Students will be assigned a monologue or scene to develop and present at the end of the year.

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Drama For Adults

Playtime for grown-ups! Leave your inhibitions at the door and find your ‘inner child’ again! Each workshop will include a physical warm-up, a few games, a vocal warm-up, relaxation time, improvisation and drama games. The scenes vary from farce to drama, classics to contemporary works. Students will be assigned a monologue and/or scene to develop and present at the end of the year in an Acting Showcase.

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Private Coaching

Designed for students interested in individual sessions to prepare for auditions, productions, and entry to Drama Schools etc.



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Motion Art Studio Shows

Every year Motion Art Studio showcases the talent of its students in Drama, Dance and Art.



Showcases

So-Much-Drama

So Much Drama – a showcase (2022)

Directed by Athena Xenidou

Love, Loss and What I Wore – a showcase (2021)

Love, Loss and What I Wore – a showcase (2021)

Mentored by Athena Xenidou

W.E.T Production

Directed by Monica Gvrielides

24, 25, 26 of September 2021

In Theatre Dentro

ART-POSTER

Art – a showcase (2018)

Directed by Athena Xenidou

Performed by Thanasis Drakopoulos, Anthony Thomas Ashiotis and Dimis Michaelides

16, 17, 18 of May 2018

In Satiriko Theatre Central Scene

A production of The film and Stage Studio

Under the direction of Athena Xenidou

Art is a French play by Yasmina Reza that premiered on 28 October 1994 at Comedie des CHamps-Elysees in Paris.The English-language adaptation, translated by Christopher Hampton opened in London’s West End, in 1996, produced by Sean Connery, running for eight years.is a comedy, which raises questions about art and friendship, concerns three long-time friends, Serge, Marc, and Yvan. Serge, indulging his penchant for modern art, buys a large, expensive, completely white painting. Marc is horrified, and their relationship suffers considerable strain as a result of their differing opinions about what constitutes “art”. Yvan, caught in the middle of the conflict, tries to please and mollify both of them.

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That Awkward Moment – a showcase (2017)

Sponsored by Theatro Dentro

A production of The film and Stage Studio

Under the direction of Athena Xenidou

THE GREEK DINNER by Natasha Tavoukjian Performed by Monica Gavrielides, Costas Tsangarides and Natasha Tavoukjian FACEBOOK by Natasha Tavoukjian Performed by Nada Panayiotou BEYOND THERAPY by Christopher Durang Performed by Aleen Andreou and Nikos Tsouris PICTURE PERFECT LOVE by Laurie Allen Performed by Anastasia Antoniou and Valando Damianou THE OTHER WOMAN by Melissa K.Stack Adaptation by Natasha Tavoukjian Performed by Tamara Tutnjevic and Natasha Tavoukjian WRINKLES by Rebecca Basham Performed by Diane Avraamides and Christopher Elia THERAPY ! Opposites Attract by Bruce Kaine Adaptation by Anthony Ashiotis Performed by Nada Panayiotou and Anthony Ashiotis THE DIET by Natasha Tavoukjian Performed by Monica Gavrielides and Natasha Tavoukjian NICOLE Performed by Christi Georghiades I JUST WANNA GET TO PHOENIX by John Lane Performed by Christopher and Nikos Tsouris BREAKING UP TEXTING STYLE by Ed Vela Performed by Tamara Tutnjevic BIG TROUBLE by Laurie Allen Performed by Anastasia Antoniou and Christos Hadgichristodoulou THE PERFECT COUPLE Opposites Attract by Bruce Kaine Adaptation by Anthony Ashiotis Performed by Aleen Andreou and Anthony Ashiotis

Fools-in-Love-Poster

Fools in Love – a showcase (2016)

03, 04, 05, 06,07 of June 2016

Performed by: Andreani Constanti, Giulio-Filippo D’Errico, Demetris Yiorkajis, Evangelia Sampani, Anthi Chrysanthopoulou, Anthony Thomas Ashiotis, Aleen Andreou, Cristina Kamberi, Ioanna Kyprianidou, Marilena Theoclitou, Diane Avraamides, Andria Yiasemidou

A production of The film and Stage Studio

Under the direction of Athena Xenidou

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A Dozen Does It – a showcase (2015)

1st, 2nd, 3rd of June 2015

In Theatre ENA – Nicosia

A production of The film and Stage Studio

Under the direction of Athena Xenidou

SIXTEEN-POSTER

Sixteen & Sixteen Kids – a showcase (2014)

17 & 23 of June of June 2014

In Theatre ENA – Nicosia

A production of The film and Stage Studio

Under the direction of Athena Xenidou

So What Poster

So What? a showcase (2012)

Directed by Athena Xenidou

Theatro Ena

Scenes and Monologues from AA by Maddie Hicks, Female Dogs by Barbara Lindsay, Clumsy by Mort Caufman, Roger Karshner and Zelda Abel, The Odd Couple by Neil Simon, Blots by Michael Freyn, The Altruists by Nicky Silver, Plane Talk by Robearstories, Manhattan Casanova by Jenny Lyn Bader, Who discovered America by Chrysa Spilioti, The Ghost of Marseilles by Jean Cocteau.

Cast: Marilena Theoclitou, Elena Papadopoulou, Eleonora Christodoulou, Cristina Kamberi, Xenia Ioakim and Diane Avraamides Ramona Filip, Tany Skorda, Aleen Andreou.

Proceeds donated to the Association for Autism, Cyprus

Girl Talk

Girl Talk – a showcase (2012)

Directed by Athena Xenidou

Theatro Ena

Girl Talk explored the moments of life when women encounter love or the lack of it through nine passionate monologues and scenes from Nadine by Robert Benton, Battle of the sexes by Cynthia Heimel, Antigone by Jean Anouilh, It’s Terrible Being Nice by Gab,riel Davis, Ivanov by Anton Chekhov, King of Comedy by Paul D. Zimmerman, I Ate The Divorce Papers by Gabriel Davis, An ideal husband by Oscar Wilde, Smashing by Brooke Berman, First Wives Club by Olivia Goldsmith and Robert Harling.

Cast: Ramona Filip, Dianne Avraamides, Tanya Skorda, Marilena Theoclitou and Aleen Andreou

Net proceeds from the performances were donated to the charity “Paidiko Xamogelo”

Eight Poster

Eight – a showcase (2011)

Directed by Athena Xenidou

Theatro Ena

Scenes and Monologues from Nicole, by Mort Kaufman, Roger Karshner and Zelda Abel, The Shadow Box by Michael Christofer, Tradition by Mort Kaufman, Dont you ever call me anything but Mother by John O’Keefe, Company by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth, Wombmanwars by Alexa Jackson, Crave by Sarah Cane, The Days of Wine and Roses by J.P. Miller

Cast: Aleen Andreou,Anna Sampson, Ramona Filip, Pola Papaleontiou, Diane Avraamides and Marilena Theoklitou


Bedset Poster

Bedset – a showcase (2010)

Directed by Athena Xenidou

Theatro Ena

Scenes and Monologues Burning the Old Man by Kelly McAllister, Jena Cocteau, Second by Neal Utterback, Disgusting by Mort Kaufman, Roger Karshner and Zelda Abel, The Altruists by Nicky Silver, Days of Wine and Roses by J.P. Miller, Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue by Quiara Alegria Hudes, The Clown by Maria Laina, The Language of Kisses by Edmund De Santis, The Mirror by Alexis Stamatis

Cast: Aleen Andreou, Diane Avraamides, Tamara Yeshurin, Leo Kapiri, Magda Egoumenidou, Emmanuela Georgiou