Stratis Panourios is a professional Theatre and Cinema director, actor and writer. He studied film directing at the University of Greenwich, London and theatre directing and acting at the National Theater of Greece. He has directed more than 50 theatre performances inside and outside of the borders of Greece. Has also collaborated with a diverse range of major theatres across the world and some of these include the National Theatre of Greece, The National Theatre of China and The Theatrical Organization of Cyprus.
He has participated in a plethora of stage performances across Europe such as Athens, Cyprus, Czech Republic and Italy. He is a proficient researcher relating to the training of young directors and theatre writers, predominantly focusing on the methods and techniques related to ancient Greek tragedy, Shakespeare, Chekhov, Strindberg as well as contemporary and Greek drama.
Stratis Panourios is the author of many writings in multiple publications. He was a TEDx Athens speaker in 2017 and he has received the award from the international English magazine “Acquisition International” for its entire work: “Business Excellence Winner – Theater Director of the Year 2018 – Greece”.