Aigaia School of Art and Design is a private Institution of tertiary education in Nicosia, Cyprus and was founded in 2005 to provide specialised Art & Design Education. Aigaia offers tertiary education programmes for art and design studies in Cyprus as well as portfolio preparation for entry in Art and Design Academies and Universities abroad. Throughout the academic year, Aigaia offers art and drama lessons for all ages and levels and organizes and delivers specialised examinations in art and design and drama. Furthermore Aigaia offers Easter & Summer Programmes.
Aigaia drama school offers children, teenagers and adults the opportunity to unfold personal qualities, develop and express themselves and feel the excitement of a performance. Our aim is to contribute to the growth of the quality theatre scene in Cyprus and in extend “theatre culture”, in the Cypriot society.
The academic team consists of professional artists, designers and academics from all specialised areas and fields, offering knowledge, excellent feedback and experiences to all the students studying in all levels.
Aigaia School of Art and Design is registered to the Ministry of Education and Culture, as a Private Institution of Tertiary Education offering courses in art & design. Aigaia is accredited by EDEXCEL, UK as a teaching, organising and delivering Institute of all levels of examinations. Also Aigaia is an accredited centre of UCAS (Universities & Colleges Admissions Service) offering to all of the students specialised counselling services and career guidance in art and design. Aigaia Theatre is a registered centre for London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) as a teaching, organising and delivering all levels of examinations of all “performing arts” subjects.
Aigaia School of Art and Design created a unique art school environment in a 1922 building in the Agioi Omologites area, in Nicosia, combining traditional with contemporary architecture. Aigaia’s purpose built premises are equipped with all the appropriate workshops and working spaces to enable the teaching of all the subjects of art and design. The building accommodates specialised workshops, a library, a computer lab, exhibition and performance spaces, staff room, cafeteria as well as facilities for students with special needs.
“Aigaia” Theatre Space harmoniously integrated within the building of the School of Art & design – with main design features of versatility and flexibility in the arrangement of seats and the stage. It is equipped with the necessary performance equipment (light – sound – projector) and a normal arrangement of the space accommodates approximately 70 seats. These provide unique possibilities of different arrangements of the layout of the space depending on the requirements of each event. The space is ideal for plays, theatrical performances, rehearsals, art exhibitions, poetry workshops, various presentations, corporate events, lectures, seminars etc.