Paris is a psychology teacher and researcher by day and a theater fanatic by night. He likes to search for explanations but he is also attracted to absurdity. His first theater direction was in high school: the “Bald Soprano”, by Eugene Ionesco. He writes short stories, plays and scripts and he has followed acting and directing courses in Greece and in The Netherlands. In 2017, he founded Ludicrum United and directed its first theatrical production, “Amédée 2.0 or Love me and leave me”. For the current production, he’ll be diving with the group in the deep waters of “Medea”, using a tragicomic adaptation he has made based on the famous ancient play.
Lionel lives in Holland for more than 25 years. Even though he played in the theatre company of the French village where he grew up, he prefers nowadays to be a producer. He takes care of the funds applications for the group, he is also involved in the design of the set and costumes, he makes the poster and the flyers, contacts the theatre and loves to order pizzas, wine and beer for the ludicrummers.
Levien is a theater teacher, director and actor. Taking from each of these roles new information to put in practice for the other roles. He plays in educational performances for high schools(Bureau Horizon) and elementary schools (Signatuur Onbekend). He also teaches the craft of theater at high schools and to the young kids at BO!INK. Last year he directed the play Exit the King and this year supporting Medea, while brooding on the next new project!