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LIMINAL ─ Με ιμάτιον μέλαν


Photo: Alekos Bourelias, Artwork: Eftihia Liapi



Concept - Choreography - Music Selection - Costumes

Natassa Zouka



Christos Konstantelos  



Eleftheria Deko


Wrestling Consultant

Dimitris Psomas

Handmade Paper Creations

Giannis Papadopoulos

Art Objects & Props

Maria Grigoriou

Mask Design & Construction

Martha Foka

Visual Design & Artwork

Eftihia Liapi

Photos – Video

Alekos & Christos Bourelias


Maria Konstantopoulou, Ioanna Iakovidi

Production Design & Executive Producer

Konstantinos Sakkas

Production Assistant

Vera Kitna

Production Management 

Delta Pi 




Monday 3 until Wednesday 5 June, 2019 at 21:00


Athens School of Fine Arts

"Nikos Kessanlis" Exhibition Hall, Pireos 256, Athens


Greek choreographer and director Natassa Zouka presents a new creation titled “LIMINAL”, a hybrid of dance and music performance, inspired by the poetry and the haikus written by Hieromonk Symeon. Three virtuous dancers, four vocal performers, and one viola da gamba on stage confabulate with the haikus, in an effort to reveal the essence of life hidden in 17 syllables.

The performance focuses in the means and methods with which written haikus are transformed in movement patterns and form a kinetic vocabulary. Vividly and often humorously, the performers create images that point out the percipience found in nature and life itself. The ultimate goal of the director’s approach is to reveal the concise, stripped and minimal wholeness of the moment, letting the spectator enrich it with their own physical and mental presence. Body and voice coexist on stage, both representing the primordial bearers of the history of the world, narrating the world’s existential wandering with a haiku written in black and white.

Choreographer’s note:

The greatest source of inspiration has been Symeon’s poetry itself.

 The dialogue with Symeon’s haikus and poems has provided to all of us

both ultimate joy and a great responsibility.

His words, so carefully chosen, are filled with Greek light, colors, and life,

while the punctuation marks around them transform into butterflies

vividly fluttering from one word to another.

Natassa Zouka

Performed by: Anthi Theofilidi, Plotinos Eliadis, Candy Karra

Vocal performers: Anastasia Molyvda, Miltos Tsiantos, Eleni Pantazatou, Vasileia Gkigioto

Viola Da Gamba: Angelos Repapis

We would like to thank heartily for their support:


Irene Fafalios, Stamos Fafalios, Nikos Navridis, Stavros Petsopoulos, ATLAS Kallitheas PSF, Froso Trousa and DΑΝ.C.CE, Michalis Argyros, Marianna Kalbari and Theatro Technis, Renos Varlas, Litsa Moumouri, Efi Karantasiou, Art Act Area_creative space, Duncan Dance Centre and Simplice Mukuri.

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Box Office:       

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- ASFA Box Office from 6 to 9pm during the days of the show

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