Katerina Alexaki is a theatre practitioner and educator. She is the co founder of Artika Theater Company, a non profit cultural and educational organisation based in Athens, Greece and a member of Eclipses Group Theatre New York.
Her diverse credits as a theatre director includes contemporary plays, musicals, performance and theatre for very small children. Her productions has been staged in New York at the Wild Project and Hellenic Cultural Centre and in Athens at the National Theatre of Greece, Musical Stage Athena, Booze, Artika, Kinky Kong, Studio Mavromihali and in Between the Seas Festival (New York), Isfahan International Theatre Festival (Iran) and International Theatre Festival for Children (Romania).
As a performer she participated in productions of ancient drama as well as modern authors and collaborated with numerous Greek and New York based directors. She performed in Epidaurus Theatre, Herodion Theatre, National Theatre of Greece, La MaMa ETC, Alwan Center for the Arts, Queens College Little Theater, Hellenic Cultural Center και Arthur Seelen Theatre in New York, among others.
She appeared in various music scenes in Athens as well as in New York and she was a member of the new age group Iris. With Iris she recorded three cds. She is the leader of the Polyphonic Group of AoHP specialized in Epirotan polyphonic music.
Katerina Alexaki's groundbreaking performance “0-3 in jail” on women who lives with their babies in prison, has been granted from the European Community, the Greek Ministry of Labor and the Ministry of Employment and Social Protection of Greece.
She worked as an educator in the Academy of Hellenic Paideia in Astoria, NY where she also created the early learning program Τα παιδία παίζει Mommy and me classes in Greek language for ages 1-3 years old.
She is an MA candidate (21) of the Applied Theater Program at S.P.S. CUNY and she has a BA in theatre from Queens College, CUNY. She is also a theatre graduate from the National Theatre οf Greece and Arhi Drama School. She has studied piano and singing at the National Conservatory of Athens and Atheneum conservatory. She is a photography graduate of the Akto College and she also has studied interior architecture and design at Plaka Arts Centre.
A proud mother of twin girls, lives in New York and in Athens, Greece.