Best Director/ Best Performance / Best Costume
Nominations at the Theatrical Awards (Athinorama)
Athanitis made a stage adaptation of Fassbinder's play, in the Athens art theater Technohoros at 2001-2002. He presented the play with only three actresses, keeping all the parts, except that of the daughter. He also translated the play.
The performance was chosen as one of the five theatrical recommendations for the season 2001-2202 at the Invsetor mag.
Vivianne Nilan in her critic, picked up the production together with Sarah Kane's "Cleansed" by Lefteris Voyatzis as "Two plays, one mighty punch" (Kathimerini, english edition).
Petra von Kant is a unique erotic play, based on women characters exclusively. What indrigues me is that its obsessions do not push it into the darkness where the most of the contemporary theatrical plays live. On the contrary, a strange light comes out of this merciless game of power and love that Petra plays with her lover, her secretary, her friend.. And more, what pulls me deep into this project, is that under a glossy surface, which looks absolutely cold, there is feeling. There is an explosive, redeemptive feeling which escapes, slips away, hides.
Direction / Translation / Adaptation: Dimitri Athanitis
Costumes: Vaso Consola
Music and Sound Design: Nestor Kopsidas
Light Design: Panagiotis Manousis
Photos: Costis Kallivretakis
Production: Technohoros Theater
Marianna Calbari (Petra von Kant)
Katerina Lypiridou (Carin, Marlene, mother)
Vasiliki Dimou (Sidonie, Petra, Marlene)