Marina, the barber

The Locals

I was born and raised in Nikaia by Parian parents. I used to come and spend the summer in Paros, in our family house.

I carried out pedagogical studies, as well as studies on piano, accordion, theory and byzantine music. I taught music and I worked in schools and kindergartens.

At some point my parents decided to move to Paros. In 2003 my brother with whom I lived, moved to the island too and he opened a barbershop. Five years later he moved to the neighborhood of heaven.

Since the barbershop to me was his whole personality, I decided to come here and take it over.

Seemingly, everything changed in my life all at once, but essentially my flair for care of others was fulfilled. Through the barbershop, I found the will to explore all talents that nature blessed me with.

Arriving at Paros, in order to handle the changes and channel my creative energy, I got involved with the local cultural clubs and decided to give theatre a go. I realized that the island offers many alternatives in terms of expression through participation. So far, I ‘ve had roles in various plays presented by four out of the approximately ten theatre groups of the island.

Here in Paros, I confront myself with clarity and I progress as part of nature.

NOTES

You can find Marina at Grigori’s barbershop in the streets of Naousa.

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