Euripides Laskaridis is a Greek stage director, filmmaker, choreographer and performer. After graduating as an actor from the Karolos Koun - Art Theatre school in Athens, he received a grant from the Onassis Foundation to study stage direction at Brooklyn College in New York. A multi-faceted artist, Laskaridis began an acting career in 1995 and has worked for major directors such as Robert Wilson and Dimitris Papaioannou.
Since 2000, he has garnered awards for his own theatrical works and short films. In 2009 he founded the Osmosis Performing Arts Company, with which he stages his works in Greece. Audiences in Lyon were introduced to his work at previous Biennales: the solo Relic (2015) and the duet Titans (2017).
In 2016, he received a Pina Bausch grant and worked with the Samoan director and choreographer Lemi Ponifasio on his tours. In 2017, Laskaridis was included on the Tanz magazine list of rising stars. He is an associate artist with Portugal’s main residency programme, O Espaço Do Tempo, where he created Titans. In 2018, Laskaridis was invited to the AB6 Biennale of Athens to show Thirio, the story of an independent being beyond the limits of a structured scenic universe.