Ioanna Strati
art dance theater artemis ignatiou

Born in Athens. Studied dance at Despina Grigoriadou Professional Dance
school in Athens and theatre at the Department of Theatre Studies at
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Movement Direction for
actors for her MA in Movement Studies in 2011 at the Royal Central School
of Speech and Drama, London University, London. From 2011 until 2012
she taught dance and expressive movement to the students of Acting
Department (Devised and Collaborative Theatre) at R.C.S.S.D and
collaborated with directors, movement directors and practitioners such as
Jane Gibson, Sue Lefton, Vanessa Ewan, Eyse Tashkiran etc. She
coordinated, choreographed and assistant-directed the play "Collateral
damages" at Altera Pars Theatre and the "Merchant of Venice" at 17th State
High School of Athens. In July 2011 her choreography, "Jeux d' enfants"
wins the third prize at world Dance Contest for children in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Since 2013, she has been teaching dance, improvisation and expressive
movement at "Iasmos" Drama School. Priestess of the Lighting and
Handover Ceremony of the Olympic Flame since 2011:
London 2012
Sochi 2014
1st Winter Youth Olympic Games "Innsbruck 2012"
2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games "Nanjing 2014"
European youth Olympic Festivals at the Panathenaic Stadium Utrecht 2013,
and Brasov 2013.
She also participated at the program "Olympic Education Day", the reviving
history of the first Modern Olympic Games of 1896, directed by Artemis
From 2012 until today, she collaborates with Artemis Ignatiou,
choreographer and founder of ART Dance Theatre and has participated at
the following productions: Minotaur (2012) , Cold Water Traces(2012),
Amazons (2013, 2014).