Technology and Performing Arts Summer School
Monday 06 June 2016
Early bird deadline for registration

Combine your summer holiday with your interests and hobbies: choose either our Technology programme or our Performing Arts programme and have a creative summer! Learn in multiple ways through discovery, experimentation, creativity and exchanging ideas with others.

Our Summer School:

  • is designed for teenagers aged 14 to 18
  • will take place from 4 to 15 July 2016 at the British Council in Athens and at partner venues
  • will be held from Monday to Friday, 10.00–15.00
  • includes experiential workshops (delivered in Greek and English), outdoor visits and a final event, open to friends and parents, on the evening of Friday 15 July.

Technology Programme

Participants in our Technology programme will take part in the following activities:

  • Discussing such questions as ‘How does the road to technological innovations begin?’ and ‘How can I systematically search for new ideas?’
  • Building prototypes, testing and developing ideas
  • Creating online content and changing website coding
  • Developing mobile phone apps
  • Designing games
  • Practising reverse engineering in team challenges
  • Developing new ways of thinking that encourage innovation and development
  • Building amplifier and speakers
  • Becoming a technology creator

Performing Arts Programme

Participants in our Performing Arts programme will take part in the following activities:

  • Expressing themselves and experimenting through the following forms of performing arts: Devised Theatre, Physical theatre, Street Theatre, Pantomime, Vaudeville, Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre, Museum Theatre, Flash mobs, 3D mapping and performance
  • Approaching theatrical pieces through experiential and group activities.
  • Combing performing arts with technology
  • Discovering and developing their skills
  • Building their self-confidence, discovering team work and gaining trust

Shared activities

There will be frequent interaction between participants in both programmes throughout the Summer School through shared arts and technology workshops and visits, and the two groups will also work closely together in preparation for the final event.


The core programme of the Summer School will be held on the British Council premises at 17 Kolonaki Square, 106 73 Athens. A number of workshops will be held at partner venues (e.g. museums, foundations, university laboratories, outdoor venues).


Participants will receive a certificate on completion of the programme.

Participation fee*


* The fee includes participation in all the workshops, travel and admission costs for visits, equipment and supplies.

How to register

  1. Complete and send the registration form (MS Word, 114 kb) by email to
  2. Once we‘ve confirmed your participation in the Summer School, you will be required to pay a deposit of €200 within five working days to guarantee a place. The remainder of the fee must be paid by Monday 20 June 2016.

    You can make the payment in one of two ways:

  • by direct deposit at any branch of Alpha Bank quoting transaction (ΕΠΕΣ), by bank transfer or e-banking to the British Council Citibank account:

    Account number: 0/444215/003
    IBAN: GR51 0840 0010 0000 0044 4215 003
    Swift Code: CITIGRAA

   Please quote your name followed by TPASS in the 'Αιτιολογία' field on the deposit slip
   (e.g. N. Papanikolaou, TPASS).

   Scan the bank deposit slip and email it to

General conditions

  • We reserve the right to make changes to the programme.
  • We reserve the right not to run a programme with fewer than 15 participants. Fees will be refunded.
  • No refunds will be made after the summer school has started.
  • Places cannot be guaranteed until the participation fee has been paid.
  • The maximum number of participants per programme will not exceed 25.


For further information about the summer school, please contact Victoria Kyriaki:

Telephone 210 369 2337 / 333