Daphne Mourelou

Theatre Arts and Dance

BSc Political Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; Dance, Rallou Manou Professional Dance School; MA Political Science and Sociology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; PhD with excellence on Greek professional dance education, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Daphne Mourelou has been teaching dance in professional and non-professional dance schools since 2011. She has been a member of the Deree Theatre Arts Department and Dance Program since 2016, where she teaches courses of contemporary dance, ballet, improvisation, movement for acting, choreography and dance history. She has also been serving as dance program coordinator since 2018.  As a researcher, she has collaborated with the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS, PICS program 2013-2016) on dance-related topics. Her academic interests revolve around dance history, sociology of dance, dance education and pedagogy.