Artists of Dionysis

More than 1,000 performing artists took part in the Festival of Dionysus, yet none of these theater performers were originally considered actors.

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Contemporary Players

Though modern actors no longer use masks, they can still communicate important elements of their characters without even saying a word.

Masks, Costumes & Props

Explore the masks, costumes, props, and more that helped Ancient Greek thespians create characters and stories.