Avgoustina Lykourina

She was born in Chios. She graduated from the Drama School of the Athens Conservatoire, and holds a “Certificate of Pedagogical and Didactic Competence” from the University of Crete. She attended the folk art workshop “Aeroplio” as well as seminars with M. Gementzakis and K. Sfyrikidis, and she has worked as an actress with G. Biniaris, D. Avdeliodis, N. Diamantis, Th. Gkonis, K. Kapelonis, A. Tzoumas, A. Diamantis etc. She directed the play “The Wedding Ring” by D. Kehaidis at the Municipal and Regional Theatre of the North Aegean, where she has also worked as an assistant director. She has worked as an educator at the workshops of the Municipal and Regional Theatre of the North Aegean, at the Regional Committee of Long Life Learning, at the Center for Professional Education of Chios, at Studio Omma and in the theatrical classes of the Municipality of Oinousses and the Homerion Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Chios. Within the context of the educational program “Theatre in Education”, she has organised workshops for educators and has collaborated with the Art School of Heraklion and the Special Primary School of Chios, while she has also collaborated with the University College London for the summer program on Homer. She has been conducting theatrical play for children, teaching and directing amateur theatrical troupes and is an artist collaborator of Chios Music Festival.