Theodoros Terzopoulos was born in the village of Makrygialos, in the Pieria area of Northern Greece. He attended K. Michailidis’ Drama School (Athens, 1965 – 1967) studying under George Sevastikoglou, Leonidas Trivisas and Kostis Michailidis. He studied at the Berliner Ensemble (Berlin, 1972 – 1976) instructed by Heiner Müller, Manfred Wekwerth, Ruth Berghaus and Ekkehart Schall. There he invited renowned personalities of the international theatre scene, among them Heiner Müller, Marrianne Mc Donald, Tadashi Suzuki, Robert Wilson, Andrei Serban, Wole Soyinka, Min Tanaka, Yuri Liubimov, Anatoli Vasiliev, Andrzej Wajda. He created the ATTIS theatre group in 1985 in Delphi.