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Stella Kassimati

Stella Kassimati is skilled in facilitating workshops that help people of all ages connect with the origins of modern life through Ancient Greece as the cradle of Western Civilization. Using her deep knowledge of Greek myths, Gods and Goddesses, coupled with a strong connection to her native Crete, Stella leads workshops and provides award-winning performances that bring the rich heritage of this ancient culture to life.

Stella teaches at the International School of Storytelling at Emerson College, East Sussex, at the Athens School of Storytelling “Mouseio Allios” and at the Cyprus School of Storytelling “Technodromio”. She works around the world in both Greek and English and has performed in the UK, Greece, Holland, Belgium, Turkey, Italy and at many international festivals. Her academic qualifications include BA Sociology and PostGradDip Tourism.

Stella is also the founding Director of Friends of Amari, an international association contributing to the revival, through the art of storytelling, of the mythical valley and village of Amari in Crete. http://www.friends-of-amari.org/