Délta ArtStudio • Interior Design • Production, Management and Directing for Artistic Shows, Live Stage, Parties, Events A Boutique Art 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 comprised of three services concurrently, surrounded by a team of associates working in/with. Délta has gained a reputation with a vast following from many famous personalities. Head Office: Délta ArtStudio 11 Papakiritsi str. 551 33, Kalamaria Thessaloniki Tel: 2310416716 Mob: 6944313947 Phone contact on Monday to Friday: 10:00 till 14:00, 18:00 till 20:30 Closed on public holidays Email: iraklisdoukas AT gmail DOT com Opening Office Hours: By Appointment Only Information available for questioners only by telephone-call, no hidden numbers-calls. We kindly ask for your patience as our phones can be busy. We make every effort to respond. vCard: by pressing on the Work Sample Logo-Icon Hercules Doukas due his retirement make shortlisted picked works after assessing the project's positioning and role-oriented the company's standards. Please be advised that email contact however will potentially provide wherever it is needed. 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 accurately and facilitate upon it by offering actionable follow-up via telephone as a timely interpersonal contact. Chrēstos Cānicas did the Coroflot Profile’s Art and Creative Direction and Executing, Digital Graphics Works, Selection of Themes, Photos and Videos, Editing and Text Authoring Content ............................................................................................................................................................................... © 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 (digitally or otherwise) 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 still image, graphic, icon, icon set or web template, visual representation generated optically, electronically, digitally or by any other means including copies, prints, digital files or reproductions thereof of the material. Disclaimer: The DAS bears no responsibility for the validity of data derived by external sources, as well as for the consequences arising from their use. • The information on this Coroflot social profile does not necessarily reflect Mr Hercules Doukas’s opinions • All photos, videos, brands or trademarks here portrayed are sole property of their respective owners • The DAS Coroflot-Page's Contact Form is closed for comments, it does not accept messages • The DAS is not responsible for any of the contents or opinions shared by its online-administrator • The DAS reserves the right to make any online-content changes without prior notice

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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)

    The history of Hercules dates back while still a young age, when was drawn into the alluring world of design assisting at his uncle’s architecture firm and got involved with various projects. After a variety of work experience in several advertising offices where he held art directing positions including a period at Renta Firm in Thessaloniki, in 1980s he established his autonomous own firm dual-specialized in interior design and in 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 private 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 have been traveling to various cities of the world and the Mykonos on summer holidays. Later while living series-years on Barcelona, Spain, he became interested in tourism extending his activities there worked as a Travel Tourist Guide operated his own travel and event agency, while remotely supervising his interior design projects in Greece. Decorative, Visual and Fine Arts, Hospitality, The Architecture of Theatrical Space, The Esoteric Character of the Theatre are among his most prevalent interests, also penned various articles for newspapers and magazines. An art installation was entitled “Flying Landscapes” created in 2003 showcased Disegno’s show room in Thessaloniki. Shortly, Hercules signs his own crafts in the area of installations and numbered limited art objects. He has participated in exhibitions, alternative spaces, galleries.

  • 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.
    He had a tenure at ERT3 the country's national TV network, as a TV director 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 2008 he directed, runed 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 Thessaloniki's Geni Tzami (Mosque) archaeological museum and then staged at “Aneton Theatre”.

  • Managing Director

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

    An adjoining shopping boutique laying within the premises of the Délta ArtStudio with combined 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, a byword for the unconventional.
    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)

    • BA in Economics
    • 1969 - 1977

    Since earlier very young years he was coincided with his father's untimely passing away. After that he worked at odd jobs in order to support his family. Starting University for a BA degree he didn't want to burden anyone, for that he was employed part and full time jobs 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 when he joined as scholarly member of the “Performing Arts Team” of SUTC - Students’ Union of Theatre and Cinematograph at the Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki. 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. While studying University he was ready to do more and he was elected a long-serving director of the SUTC (ΦΟΘΚ) where he has headed the “Performing Arts Team” for many years. 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.

  • Technical School of Applied Arts Euclid of Thessaloniki

    • High National Diploma in Interior Design
    • 1971 - 1973

    Attended educational courses at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris

  • The State Performing Arts Conservatory of Thessaloniki

    • School of Theatre Studies | Diploma in Dramatic Art and Acting
    • 1969 - 1971

    Holder of the Occupational Director’s Licensure granted by Hellenic Ministry of Education (MoE). ................................................................................................................................................................................................. 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 & 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

First-place award winner of the annual national competition for the 44th TIF’s Official Advertising Poster organised by board of directors of the 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 at High School, final year.

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