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Cultart Organisation in Greece:

Training Period: from 8 to 12 of May 2023

Case Study Institution: Theatre of Ioannina DI.PE.TH.I.

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Short bio and projects

The Municipal Regional Theatre of Ioannina (DI.PE.TH.I.) was founded in 1983, starting together with five other regional Theaters the institution of DI.PE.THE. It is the natural continuation of the Organization of the Continental Theater (O.TH.) which pioneered the rise of professional theatrical producers in the Greek region since 1976.

By the end of 2020, Di.Pe.Th.I. presented 129 professional theatrical productions with a dramatology that includes projects of: ancient Greeks (8), modern Greek (55), classical (18), modern (27), and adaptations (20).

These projects were presented by the 4 stages of the theater (Main, Youth – Children, New, and Experimental) at its headquarters and in many major tours, covering over 300 different regions throughout the country and abroad. A total of 4,238 performances were given, attended by 969,251 spectators so far.

The Municipal Regional Theater of Ioannina is evolving.

Depending on the type of productions presented, the Main, the Children’s, the Experimental & the New Stage were formed.

  • The main stage of Di.Pe.The. Ioannina produces projects of the world and Greek drama that are addressed to audiences of all ages.
  • The children’s stage of Di.Pe.The. Ioannina produces performances for children every year. Projects from the Greek and foreign repertoire that have been written exclusively for children, but also adaptations of works or novels.
  • The Experimental Stage of Di.Pe.The. Ioannina proposes either new projects or a new way of presenting already performed projects. 
  • The new stage of Di.Pe.The. Ioannina presents modern productions with a new media and structure and is addressed to an audience of all ages.

Location, venues, performing halls

Di.Pe.The. Ioannina is being hosted and has occasional spaces for performances, cultural events, theater workshops, rehearsals, and seminars.

Kamperio Theater 

The Kamperio Theater is hosted on the ground floor of the Kamperio Cultural Foundation with a capacity of 230 seats and adequate technical equipment. It is available for other events besides the performances that take place on its stage: cultural events, conferences, book presentations and speeches can take place at the Kamperio Theater.


On the 4th floor of the Kamperio Cultural Foundation there is a hall of 112 sqm with stands, in which the theatrical workshops of Di.Pe.The. but also for performances of professional and amateur troupes of the city take place.


Το Di.Pe.The. Ioannina has a wardrobe that is hosted on the mezzanine floor of the Kamperio Cultural Foundation.

The costumes of the wardrobe room are available for loan and in its collection you can find costumes of the performances that have been uploaded by Di.Pe.The. Ioannina from its foundation until today.

The library

On the ground floor of the Pyrsinella Mansion is the lending library of Di.Pe.The. Ioannina, where you can find plays, theater studies, and many other books related to the art of theater. Membership in the Lending Library is free.

What is the purpose of the open calls?

The open calls aim to invite and choose 125 participants for the Cultural academy of cultural managment in 2022. They will be trained in the 5 creative programmes.

Cities and Programmes

Bulgaria Plovdiv
Austria Vienna
Greece Ioannina
Italy Lecce
North Macedonia Skopje


There are 5 programmes.

Festivals / Visual Arts / Performing Arts / Design and Architecture / Applied Arts

Here you can find more information about each five of them.

Each programme takes place in one of the 5 partner cities:

Festivals in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Visual arts in Austria, Vienna

Performing Arts in Ioannina, Greece

Design and Architecture in Lecce, Italy

Applied Arts in Skopje, Northern Macedonia

Each candidate has to choose one of the 5 programmes of cultural management depending on their interests and experience. Each programme takes place in one of the 5 cities.

5-day intensive training in 10 modules with key speakers of actual management fields; practical exercises while participating in the real working process of a cultural organization and work on business plans related to а Case study challenge.


The 10 specified modules of the Cultart programme are Cultural Innovations, Business & Entrepreneurship, Management & Administration, Project Development, Fundraising, Leadership, Conflict Management, Media & Communication.

What is essential to the Cultart programmes is the Cultart Case Study Challenges when the groups will have the chance to participate in the real working process of a cultural organization in each city programme. The Case Study Organizations will outline their main tools and models, their current work and projects, and will give a specific ‘challenge’ to the group. The Case Study Challenge is the final exercise where the group can present their new skills in offering cultural management solutions.

During the learning sessions, participants will create drafts of their business plans as part of the training programme. All business plans will be published in a Cultart Business Book at the end of the project.

Yes, each participant will receive an Erasmus+ Certificate of attendance.

Cultart Start-up Platform will launch as a final result of the project activities as a natural continuation and opportunity for the new cultural managers. It will upgrade all 5 programmes by giving them an open source of knowledge, network, discussion space, and product-to-business interaction. As an open-source online digital tool, the platform involves the young cultural managers in the real digital market world, cultural creative experts, investors, and public bodies.

Participants from 18 to 35 years from the 5 Cultart partners countries.

The participants are chosen by a jury. The jury for all programmes will be selected from the team of each of the partner organizations in Cultart. 

25 participants will be selected for each programme. A total of 125 participants for the 5 programmes.

Each programme starts at a different time of the year. 

Festivals in Plovdiv, Bulgaria from 10 to 14 of October 2022

Visual arts in Austria, Vienna from 19 to 25 of January 2023

Performing Arts in Ioannina, Greece from 8 to 12 of May 2023

Design and Architecture in Lecce, Italy from 21 to 24 of November 2022

Applied Arts in Skopje, Northern Macedonia from 27 to 31 of March 2023

The Cultart Academy programmes are tax-free.

All transport and accommodation plus meals (food and beverage) allowances will be covered by the partner organizations.

*Considering the possibility of Cultart participants travelling from different parts of the world the covering of transport cost is limited to 275 euros. 

Cultart Application Deadline: 01.08.2022
The approved candidates will be announced at the beginning of September.

If you have any other questions, please email us here:

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