Nayia T. Karacosta

Short bio

Nayia is an actress, performer and Drama facilitator.

She participated as an actress and performer in several theatrical plays, performances, short films, tv series and residencies. Graduated with a five year scholarship from School of Drama, Faculty Of Fine Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with an Integrated Master’s Degree (5 years). After successfully attending an extensive cycle of Core Courses on Theatre Theory and History, as well as Theatre in Education, Nayia specialized in Acting and Performance Arts as her Major.

Description of general work / practice

Nayia created her personal projects regarding women’s empowerment, body positive approach and pleasure. She also designed her own methodology as a Drama facilitator and researcher, which combines a variety of practices from Documentary theater, educational Drama, theatrical games creative writing and acting. She’s the co-founder of the theater suitcase team Intra Portas, performing teenage plays inside the classrooms. She’s also the co-founder of the theatrical inclusive group Koullou | Makka which is a collective group with people with and without disabilities. Her theatrical play The Neon Tetra was selected to get published by the Cyprus ITI. She also creates educational toys design with digital fabrication based on the Cypriot tradition.

Portfolio / Sample of work