Category: Greece 2017

Vikos Gorge Hike

The Vikos Gorge hike was one of the most challenging things I ever done. Going done hill was fun and I really enjoyed climbing over

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Panigiri Festival

We’d all been anticipating the Paniri festival since our first day in Papingo.  Then, in the middle of our third week, as the days got

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Refuge Hike

Last Sunday we hiked through the fog and rain to the Astraka Mountain Refuge. It was the first time that I experienced this other side

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Beekeeping

This year in Papingo a few of us lucky apprentices got to experience beekeeping!  I was a little nervous but once we met Demitri, my

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Leon’s workshop

The workshop that we had with Leon was probably one of the most spiritual experiences of my life so far. We started the workshop sitting

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Chorus

I’ve never done ensemble work before I came to this program. I’m new to theater, as in I performed in my first play a handful

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Clowning

Clowning The ability to pull out your insides And laugh Asking others to laugh with you Only to be greeted by their silence It takes

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Opening

Opening The airplane door, as I walked out into more than a new place, a new experience, a feeling of readiness and unknown My passport,

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Pie with Iro

I met Iro, the older woman who owns the house I call home in Mikro Papingo, when I first arrived. She kept giving me her

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The Acropolis with John Demos

I’ve always been morbidly fascinated with Medieval Europe. Crusades, torture, corruption, religious law, prescientific thought, people being generally horrible to one another… for whatever sick

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OYL “Balls” Rehearsal

Shadowing the OYL “Balls” rehearsal was exciting because it was a real life example of the collaborative skills we have been working on in the

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