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Penny Gkritzapi

Stage Director/Actor

Resume

training

• MA Theatre Directing, University of East London (2014-2015)

• Mary Voyiatzi- Traga Drama School, Athens, Greece (2011- 2014)

• University of Fine Arts, Department of Theatre Studies, Nafplio, Greece (2007-2011)

directing credits
  • Mother's Day by Giles Fernando, The Old Red Lion Pub Theatre (February 2024)

  • Flip - A Rehearsed Reading by Josh Bird and Giles Fernando, The Other Palace (September 2023) 

  • Chemistry by Sam Chittenden, The Lantern Theatre, Brighton Fringe Festival (May 2023)

  • Dulce et Decorum Est: The Unknown Soldier, Polymorph Theatre, The Lion & Unicorn Theatre (October 2022)

  • Brilliant Traces by Cindy Lou Johnson, eMPhasis Theatre, The White Bear Theatre (April 2022)

  • Before An Inspector Calls by Jan Van Der Black, Polymorph Theatre, Chiswick Playhouse (October 2021)

  • Chemistry by Sam Chittenden, Different Theatre, Pump House, Watford Fringe (October 2021)

  • Milkteeth by Hector McCormick, Mountview Catalyst Festival (July 2021)

  • Chemistry by Sam Chittenden, Different Theatre, Stables Theatre, Hastings Theatre Festival (July 2021) 

  •  Art from the Heart, Director’s Cut Theatre,Zoom (September 2020) - Director’s group

  • Intimacy in Distant Times, Director’s Cut Theatre, Zoom (August 2020) - Director’s group

  • Secrets of Solitude, Director’s Cut Theatre, Zoom (July 2020) - Director’s group

  • Art from the Heart, Director’s Cut Theatre, Southwark Playhouse (March 2020) - Director’s group

  • Crackers Christmas, Director’s Cut Theatre, Southwark Playhouse (December 2019) - Director ’s group

  • Votes for Women, Polymorph Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe (August 2019)

  • Dulce et Decorum Est: The Unknown Soldier, Polymorph Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe (August 2018)

  •  10 Rillington Place, Polymorph Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe (August 2017)

  •  Abberline’s Artefact, Polymorph Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe (August 2016)

  •  W.A.N.T. (Women Are Not Toys), Stratford Circus Theatre (May 2015)

  •  Atalanta, First Primary School of Atalanti/ Greece (June 2014)

  •  I do not hope for anything. I do not fear anything; I have freed myself. Megaron, D. Plakentias (May 2014) - Ass. Director

  •  If I’m late go to sleep, Simeio Theatre, Athens/Greece (May  2011)

  •  Bang-Bang You’re Dead, Trianon Theatre, Nafplio/Greece (January 2010) - Ass. Director

  •  Nobody, Simeio Theatre,  Athens/ Greece (December 2010) - Ass. Director

acting credits
  • Multiple productions with Blue Sky Actors, Face Front Theatre, London (2014 - present)

  • The Box, Etcetera Theatre, London (Winter 2016)

  • The Little Matchbox Girl, Thymeli Theatre, tour around Greece (Summer 2013 - Spring 2014)

  • Gone with the sea, film directed by Marios Iordanou (2013)

  • 1st Ceremony Greek Academy Film Awards, directed by Jenny Arseni (May 2010)

  • Mixed Theatrical Salad, PK Theatre, (Spring 2010)

  • Grass, Trianon Theatre, (Spring 2009)

teaching credits
  • Drama Teacher for RM Drama, UK,  (September 2022 - Present)

  • Drama Teacher in Elementary Public Schools, Greece, (2007-2010, 2013-2014)

lectures

• The contribution of theatre in education so as to develop children's mind and body. (June 18th, 2014)

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