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Georgios Sampatakakis (M.Phil., Cambridge; Ph.D., London) is an Assistant Professor of Theatre Studies at the University of Patras. His areas of interest include Performance Studies, the Anthropology of Theatre, Theatre History and Theory, and Theatre Directing. He has published articles in many international journals and volumes, as well as four books in Greece. Under publication: Dionysus the Destroyer of Traditions: ‘The Bacchae’ on Stage (in: Contemporary Adaptations of Greek Tragedy: Auteurship and Directorial Visions, Methuen Bloomsbury, 2016), Déconstruire la normalité. Aspects du théâtre post-traditionnel en Grèce, Théatre/Public, Chorus Lines: Cultural Formalisms, Crisis, and the Death of Continuity in Modern Greek Theatre, International Journal of the Classical Tradition (IJCT).