Theatro Technis - Independent Theatre in Camden, London
Yesterday, today and tomorrow's theatre: Long may it thrive.
'Theatro' speaks for itself, but 'Technis' is an ancient Greek word. It come from a time when people made no distinction between art, work and craft. People didn't make theatre for money, they had to live, yes -but the work itself was rewarded enough. It was important then to have passion for what you were doing and to believe that your work benefited others too. That is Theatro Technis.
On the CamdenNewJournal, John Gulliver covers how George Eugeniou is about to perform in a play about Jerry Siegel, who created Superman
I SHOULDN’T have been surprised when I heard about it – but what else can one expect of the indefatigable man of the theatre, 87-year-old George Eugeniou!
He was busy drawing up his appeal to the London Mayor for help to build an extension to his Camden Town theatre when he suffered a stroke – and collapsed.
Minutes later his son Aris discovered him lying on the floor of his little office and rang for an ambulance...