Delta Art Studio • Interior Design • Directing and Producing for Artistic Shows, Live Stage, Parties, Events A boutique arts-centered studio with Greece-wide presence stylized in its logo as Délta ArtStudio (arts, plural of art) and Studio (artist's workspace). It is a creative world of Hercules Doukas, a free thinking designer who doesn’t limit himself to the drawing terrain. The studio is partitioned into two services, surrounded by a team of associates working in/with. Délta has gained a reputation with a following from many famous personalities. Head Office: 11 Papakiritsi str. 55133, Kalamaria Thessaloniki Tel: 2310416716 Mob: 6944 313947 Phone contact on Monday to Friday: 10:00 till 14:00, 18:00 till 20:30 Closed on public holidays Email: iraklisdoukas (at sign) gmail (dot) com Opening Office Hours: By Appointment Only Questioners are recommended to contact for information by telephone call, no hidden calls. Understandably, when telephone line it is at its busiest we kindly ask for your patience possible. vCard: by pressing on the Work Sample Logo-Image Hercules Doukas due his retirement makes short-listed picked works. Please be advised that email contact however will potentially provide wherever it is needed at our own discretion. Only those who will be previously arranged an appointment could then visit us. You can set an appointment by telephone call. The office culture emphasizes on Guest convenience and facilitate upon it by offering usable follow-up via telephone contact as a timely interpersonal amenity. ................................................................................................................................................................................ © 2013 A series digital material under Single User Standard Licensee purchased from private agency Inc. The digital material is legally protected by copyright law www.copyright.gov and the use is not permitted Under the DMCA-Digital Millennium Copyright Act of USA, Public Law 105-304, October 28, 1998 Délta ArtStudio is shortened to "DAS". Its online-administrator derives no income or unjust enrichment from the presentation of including videos, photos and does not use AdSense or other partner monetization. Reproduction, cropping, modification in whole or in part of photographic image or file by you or other third parties without express written permission from rightful owners is legally prohibited. "Licensed material" or "artworks" means any digital image, graphic, icon, visual representation generated optically, electronically, digitally or by any other means including copies, prints, digital files or reproductions thereof of the material. Any typographical, clerical or other error or omission in any website based information or other document or information displayed by us shall be subject to correction without any liability on our part. The DAS bears no responsibility for the validity of data derived by external sources, as well as for the consequences arising from their use. • All photos, videos, brands or trademarks here portrayed are sole property of their respective owners • The authoring views featured herein do not necessarily coincide with Mr Hercules Doukas’s opinions • The DAS Coroflot-Page's Contact Form is not currently obligated to respond to inbound messages • The DAS is not responsible for any of the contents or opinions shared by its online-administrator • The DAS reserves the right to modify its information at any time, particularly through updates Chrēstos Cānicas did the Coroflot Profile’s Art and Creative Direction and Executing, Digital Graphics Works, Selection of Themes, Photos and Videos, Content Editing and Text Authoring

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Work History

  • Theater Arts Instructor

    • Freelancer
    • Thessaloniki, Greece
    • 2013 - Present (3 years)

    The courses headed by Mr Hercules T. Doukas • State-Approved Courses:
    • Body Language Presentation for Interviewing Skills and Public Speaking
    • Orthophony and Oral Rhetoric • Actor Training • Dramatherapy • Phychodrama

    Participants will explore topics:
    • Dramatology – The science of performance, Kinesiology, Improvisation, Sight Reading, Stand Up, Phonetics, Alexander Technique, Principles of Eugene Vakhtangov method, Silence for Grotowski, System Konstantin Stanislavski, Exercises on the Samuel Barcley Beckett
    • Speech Training (Orthophony): rythmology of the speech – techniques of functional breathes – pronunciation rules - breathing exercises – the correct speech articulation – full breathes -articulating vowels and consonants - articulation of sounds – the treatment of voice problems
    • Performing Arts (Rhetoric): public speaking to media and public -directness - clarity of meaning - transmissivity - accentuation - rhythm -psychological approaches
    • Education Sentiments: Non-verbal elements of communication, fear-aggression acceptance rejection, exercises for the energy flow (bio-chemical and bio-mechanical), confident - style -communicability, psychopathology, communication, dramatizing texts

  • Interior Designer

    • Délta ArtStudio
    • Thessaloniki, Greece
    • 1980 - Present (36 years)

    Inspired by a “learning by doing” while still a young age he was drawn into the alluring world of design assisting at his uncle’s architecture firm on to be involved in a diverse range of projects. After previously having a variety of work experience where he has held art director positions including a longest-serving collaboration at the Thessaloniki-located Renta Advertising Firm owned by theatre and film actor and director Yiannis Voglis, in 1980s he established his autonomous own firm dual-specialized both in interior design and event management. It has been the choice of famous clientele and remains today just as it was then. Some of Hercules’s interior projects include residences, villas, hotels, offices, restaurants, shops, clubs, such as Glamour, Moebius, Entasis, Famous Metal Loft Club in Thessaloniki and Athens owned by Thessalonician entrepreneur Lakis Raptakis, Villas at Porto Carras Grand Resort-property Village Inn at Halkidiki, Metropolitan Hotel at Thessaloniki, Porto Valitsa Hotel at Halkidiki, Ahoy at Halkidiki, Vareladiko at Thessaloniki, Villas at Panorama (the most prestigious living area in Thessaloniki), Arachova, Politia in Athens, Luxury Villas in Mykonos island. Throughout that time period he has been traveling extensively to various cities of the world and locally in the Mykonos on summer holidays. The colours, light and cultural life of Spanish city Barcelona immediately bewitched him when he visited it, until finally he settled and lived in the city a series years became interested in tourism extending his activities there. As a tourist guide operated his own travel agency, while remotely supervising his interior projects in Greece. Decorative and Visual Arts, Spatial Design, The Esoteric Character of the Theatre are mostly his self-interests. An art installation “Flying Landscapes” created in 2003 was shown at the Disegno’s showroom. Shortly, he signs his own numbered limited art objects.

  • Artistic Director in Shows, Theatre, Events

    • Freelancer
    • Greece
    • 1976 - Present (40 years)

    He was artistic director at numerous events and fashion shows such as Barrato, Ragby, Forum, Modus Viventi, Lakis Gavalas, Exis etc. As a Theatre Director, Screenwriter, at freelance has been involved in various independent theatre productions. He hosted and produced a numerous different shows, theatre plays, art events, decoration projects.
    As a TV director had a tenure at ERT3 the country's national TV network in the running of the “Design” television program which firstly broadcasted in 1993 with hostess Ms Angeliki N. Triaridou, and explored the nature of art, design, architeque, aesthetic, with the appreciation of beauty. Also with art-deco-works and public relations consulting collaborated Thessaloniki European Capital of Culture ’97, Cultural Centre of the Prefecture of Thessaloniki, Town Hall of Thessaloniki, Orphanage Melissa, Thessaloniki Bar Association (Lawyers) Montessori Project, Macedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki, Café Gallery Museum, Nautical Club of Thessaloniki, Apollonia Casino and others.
    One memorable weekend fashion cultural show dated 1991 organized and directed by him titled Biennale Carrefour with Mediterranean fashion designers gained publicity as the models walking at the monuments of the Roman ‘Agora’ forum in Thessaloniki, instead of a traditional catwalk. It watched by an estimated audience of 3 thousand people. An event under the auspices of the Thessaloniki Town Council and its mayor Mr Dinos Kosmopoulos. The ‘Agora’ had its own enclosure, a unique monument which since the 19th century is kept in the Louvre Museum. In 2007/2008 he directed the play “Ascesis: The Saviors of God” (in Greek: Ασκητική), a concise philosophical essay, a series of spiritual exercises, metaphysical beliefs. It was written by Greek author and essayist Nikos Kazantzakis. It was premiered at New Mosque Venue (Yeni Camii) archaeological museum and then staged at Aneton Theatre.

  • Managing Director

    • Studio Délta | Home Interiors Boutique, Luxury Living Goods
    • Thessaloníki, Greece
    • 2002 - 2010 (8 years)

    A shopping store wherein part of the Délta ArtStudio site jointly occupied by the interior designer’s office.
    An open plan space in which there were several Décors, Objets d’art, Antiquarian, Artisanal and Decorative Items.

  • Artistic and Managing Director

    • The Banal Club (sole proprietorship)
    • Thessaloniki, Greece
    • 1978 - 1995 (17 years)

    Hercules freewheeling entrepreneurial spirit led him to set up The Banal Club. That has been credited with creating the concept of the Theatrical Night Club Live Stage. Named after the Thessaloniki’s most storied fabled club, an artist spot due to its possibility of multiple uses, notable for wealth and magnificent parties witch encapsulates the art of old-world charm. It famed for one of the first major club to meld theatre, live music, club and live shows which drew national recognition ranked among the top five Greece’s clubs. It was in a way near what anyone would evoke as an incarnation and parallel of Vaudeville and Cabaret. Renowned for its important shows and the artists also credited with devising of Live Shows participating attendance.
    Performances are usually introduced by Hercules as presenter who nicknamed by many as the ‘Lord of Entertainment’ hosted star-stunned parties and launched countless shows. His personality and achievements led to his being hailed as MC-Master of Ceremonies. Thessaloniki’s first ever Theatre-Live Stage Club conjures the original spirit of cabaret-style and café-théâtre atmosphere with surrealistic live shows, stand-up comedy, stage and piano music. It came to the attention of the "crème de la crème" personalities and celebrities from the 80's and 90's, as a meeting point for the cosmopolitan escape. They have all been drunk, dined as special guess, patrons and they made several appearances on theatre stage cooperated as artistic patricipants. During that era, the Banal's guest list was the ultimate who's who of dignitaries, intellectuals, cinema stars, artists. It still recognized today as a nightlife style icon which forever changed the way we experience shows, fashion and arts. Banal club operated until was succeeded by its sequel the Maroko Baroque Club where Hercules as a creator that time had left his cool-as-sunrise hallmark on Thessaloniki.

Education

  • Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki (Alma mater)

    • Bachelor of Arts (BA), Economics
    • 1969 - 1977

    During his earlier young years coincided with the time of his father's untimely passing away. Thereafter, he began working varying odd jobs in order to support his family. Starting University for a BA degree decided to combine his studies while he also worked in part and full time within strain of balancing classes. His interests were directed towards theatre arts and interior design pursued additional related studies, finally, he dedicated since, his life and career in these arts. In the early 1980s he had dedicated himself to experimenting on theatre became a figure in Greek entertainment giving his unorthodox art version' of the news, lifestyle and politics. He is also known for his quick-witted comic's caustic talking temperament, controversial idiosyncrasy and fast-paced improvisational performance. ................................................................................................................................................................................................. Hercules tried to squeeze everything he could into University life with first turning point occurred by being a scholarly member of the “Performing Arts Team” of SUTC (ΦΟΘΚ) - Students’ Union of Theatre and Cinematograph at the Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, where shortly thereafter became long-serving theatre director of the “Performing Arts Team” for many years. Wherein he made his first stage début in which he played the lead acting role with play ‘A man's a man’ of Bertolt Brecht. That one appearance would eventually establish the Hercules showcasing his dramatic act. The play success was evident in the rave reviews he received and praised by critics, audience, and the press. Hercules’s first appearance has received critical acclaim in regards to his acting performance and technique from Costas Georgousopoulos, theatre critic, author, professor. As theatre director of SUTC he presented the theatrical plays (representative list): ‘The Karagiozika’ for celebration 150 years of University, ‘The Dragon’ of Evgeny Lvovich Shvarts, ‘Golfo’ of Spyros Peresiadis, ‘The Abyss’ of Maxim Gorky, ‘The Bacchae’ tragedy of Euripides, ‘The Tempest’ of William Shakespeare, and mores. His stint at the SUTC included acting, directing and writing his theatrical plays with amateur actors-students many of them afterwards they started their career . ................................................................................................................................................................................................. A alumni shortlist is: Ms Sofia Filippidou actress, theatre director, (TV series ‘To kanali tis Vagelitsas’, Hi rock, 10 mikroi Mitsoi, The red room, Film: Pepermint etc, Theatre: Dinner at Lokastis, Stage Walkers, The six Caryatid etc, As theatre director and founder of Theatre Company ‘T3xni’ it has presented more than 10 plays i.e. Ionesco Blues, Fausta or the Lost Daughter, etc), Ms Filareti Komninou (TV series: The island, Matomena Homata, Yungermann, Dekati Entoli Alpha TV, The red cycle, Witches of Smyrna, Skies sto perisilio), Mr Christos Stergioglou a founding member of Theatriko Ergastiri of Thesaloniki, (Films: Dogtooth ’09, Hard Goodbyes my Father ’02, The Horodia of Haritona ’05), Mr Kosmas Fountoukis (Films: Xenia ’89, Akropol ’96, TV series ‘Red Cycle’ etc), Mr Alekos Koliopoulos (Tv series: Karyotakis TV-ET3, Parallhloi Dromoi, Oi Teleuteoi Egonoi etc), Ms Euri Sofroniadou, Mr Theodoros Georgiadis, Mr Kostas Velinopoulos and others.

  • Euclid Technical School, Thessaloniki

    • School of Applied Arts | Diploma of Arts in Interior Design and Graphic Arts, (double major)
    • 1971 - 1974

    By 1981 the school ceased | Attended auditing classes at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris

  • The State Performing Arts Conservatory of Thessaloniki

    • School of Dramatic Art | Diploma of Arts in Acting
    • 1969 - 1971

    Drama Teaching License Holder | Occupational Licensure in Drama Directing and Acting by Greek Ministry of Education. ................................................................................................................................................................................................. In order to acquire broaden education of the theater arts, he took part in master classes and workshops by skilled and distinguished directors passed on to him the art of creating all stages of theatrical production. He has since continued his knowledge growth into theatrics, stagecraft approaches, visual art principles and techniques by attending lessons with spiritual teacher Yannis A Tsarouchis at his Workshop of Applied and Visual Arts in Athens. He remained Hercules’ lifelong mentor and teacher by the end of his life in 1989. ................................................................................................................................................................................................. His previous knowledge in Dramatherapy, drove him in honing his skills and techniques by attending the classes in the Drama Therapy of the professor Dr Sue Emmy Jennings, Dramatherapist. Living by his personal philosophy for the theatre as a physical exercise, as a topping up his life notes, as a free spiritism, he is infused in him that he has grounds more oriented towards to a sharing the practice of Dramatherapy and Psychodrama. ................................................................................................................................................................................................. During the 1970’s he began a long collaboration with the ‘Theatriko Ergastiri of Thesaloniki’-TET hosted at the ‘Amalia’ theater and after ‘Aneton’. He has been associated as a founding co-member in the overall theatrical productions and within the next years he played a crucial role in setting and positioning plays. TET reputation still remains high through its graduates who have succeeded in achieving substantial careers professionally and academically in Greece and overseas. He has worked closely for longtime with a diverse and hugely talented director, actor, a founding TET-co-member, Mr Nikos K. Naoumidis, one of Thessaloniki's brightest lights who peacefully left the world dimmed in 2013. ................................................................................................................................................................................................. Theatrical plays of Hercules (representative list): ‘Lille Eyolf’ of Henrik Ibsen with actress Ms Roula Pateraki, ‘Dialogues’ of Lucian of Samosata, ‘The Sunday’s Walk’ (La Promenade du Dimanche), Georges Michel, ‘Bitterman and the Arsonists’, Max Fritz, ‘Coriolanus’ of William Shakespeare and ‘Lucian 74’ at National Theatre of Northern Greece, ‘The House of Bernarda Alba’ of Federico García Lorca. At the TET : ‘The Knights’ of Aristophanes (‘Ippis’ 1974-1975) Director Vyron Tsamboulis, Hercules Doukas as Dimosthenis, the performance took place in: Theatre Amalia (Thessaloniki), Ancient Theatre of Dion (Pieria), Ancient Theatre of Dimitrias, and island of Ithaca, ‘Fausta’ (Φαύστα) Theatre Amalia, 1972-73, of Chrysanthos Mentis Mpostantzoglou (knows as Bost).

Specialties

Affiliations

EDIBE Union of Interior Designers in Northern Greece, Thessaloniki ------------------------------------------------- EES Directors Guild of Greece | Theatre | Cinema | Television |

Awards

Golden A' Design Award Winner in Advertising Poster Category at annual national competition for the 44th Thessaloniki International Fair TIF (ΔΕΘ) took place in 1979 at Thessaloniki’s International Exhibition Centre, Helexpo. ------------------------------------------------ The State Scholarships Foundation IKY scholarship for Education Excellence after graduating the Thessaloniki Experimental High School final year with Honors

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