Actors Of Dionysus

Actors Of Dionysus

Charity information

Actors Of Dionysus

Aod is a National and International touring theatre company specialising in new adaptations of Ancient Greek drama in modern English translation and also new writing inspired by ancient Greek myth

Founded 1993

  • Mission statement

    To make magic from myth by creating beautiful work that transforms, provokes and inspires. Our work marries ancient myth with a highly accessible, visual and innovative performance style, bringing Classic Greek plays alive and relevant for a modern audience. There are 2 distinct and complimentary strands to our work: new versions of ancient Greek tragedy in modern adaptation and (more recently) new writing inspired by Greek myth, often performed with an aerial/circus dimension. We have a long standing commitment to our schools audience and have in place a highly established outreach programme of educational workshops, talks and publications, including DVDs and audiobooks. In 2012 we set up a third strand to aod called aod events, a fund-raising arms of high end events called Dionysia at prestigious venues with well known names and celebrities. These events are designed to help sustain the company, increase our profile but fundamentally to help fund raise for our education programme and for future projects.

  • Aims

    Actors Of Dionysus aims to:

    • New plays that are inspired by ancient Greek myth. These are highly physical productions that are unusual and often contain an aerial/circus dimension.
    • To maintain and develop our Educational Outreach programme of performances, workshops and publications including educational DVDs and audiobooks, providing schools with invaluable teaching aids
    • To tour exciting, new and thought provoking productions of Ancient Greek drama Nationally & Internationally, making them powerful and relevant for a modern audience, both young and old.
  • Overview

    Established: February 1993

    Registered Charity Number: 1044532

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 2

    Phone number: 01273 673 691

    Address: 25 St Luke's Road Brighton BN2 9ZD

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