Man refers to the Greek radio program in the multilingual community radio station in Montreal.
Μ.Κ.: In the beginning of the seventies, Nikos Perelis who subsequently became a director at the National theatre and also founded the dramatic scene of the National theatre – he was here as well for postgraduate studies, but also to create some new theatrical performances- therefore he… we said that we’d like to do something within the context of the antidictatorial struggle and Nikos Perelis accepted that and he gathered us, many male and female students, he trained us in theatre, he taught us the basics of theatrical art within six months and helped us put on the… the theatrical play of Skourtis ‘The musicians’. RES.: And you told me that this group was called? Μ.Κ.: ‘The popular theatre of Park Avenue’. RES.: Of Park Avenue. Μ.Κ.: So we put it on with Nikos Perelis, with the assistance of Nikos Perelis of course, because we didn’t know about theatre, we put on the ‘Musicians’ of Skourtis and in fact, with the assistance of Nikos Perelis, we had included intermedia against the dictatorship as well. RES.: Ah! Μ.Κ.: Inside, which weren’t in the play, let’s say, of Skourtis, but we created them, let’s say, the sceneries and they had been made by Polos Lykias, a renowned painter. RES.: Yes, yes, yes.