Greece

Greece's history with the performing arts spans thousands of years, and it claims the unique designation as the birthplace of theater. Athens is home to 148 theatrical stages, more than any other city in the world, including the ancient Odeon of Herodes Atticus, home to the Athens Festival, which runs from May to October each year. In addition to a large number of multiplexes, Athens plays host to open air garden cinemas. The city also supports music venues, including the Athens Concert Hall (Megaron Moussikis), which attracts world class artists. The Athens Planetarium, located in Andrea Syngrou Avenue, is one of the largest and best equipped digital planetaria in the world. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, inaugurated in 2016, will house the National Library of Greece and the Greek National Opera. Take advantage of studying in this historical country and get out to see all the incredible landmarks and cultural artistic heritage Greece has to offer!

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  • Music Semester in Athens, Greece

    Spend a semester taking courses at Philippos Nakas Conservatory and the Hellenic American College in composition, world music, theory, piano, voice, music history, and more while calling the ancient c... Read more

  • Summer Theater Production in Athens, Greece

    Spend a month of your summer studying the process of producing a play in the place theater was born. With the ancient city of Athens as your background, you will explore the roles of all the collabora... Read more