Theodora de Grecia, una actriz en la familia
26 JULIO 2006 We discovered it when only one girl was sailing in the yacht “Fortune”, in waters of the Mediterranean, next to her uncles, the Kings of Spain; and her cousins, Prince Felipe and Infantas Elena and Cristina… And now, two decades later, we recovered it, with 23 years just fulfilled, raised a scene the day of her great debut as a theater actress.
Princess Teodora, born in England but with a greek heart, has obtained after two years of studies in the University of Northeastern, in Boston, and four years in the one of Brown, Rhode Island, the scenic degree in Drama and Arts. A not at all common office for a princess of real blood that has defied centuries of tradition and history with the purpose of being able to fulfill the dream of its life. Teodora of Greece officially appeared like actress on the day to which it took leave of Brown, the university in which has enjoyed these last years an anonymous existence between the great mansions and impressive beaches of the small state of the New England. Like other hundreds of students, the Greek Princess lives the ceremony on graduation like a experience in which the personal emotions are intermingled with the centennial traditions.
26 JULIO 2006 The celebrations begin in the campus with I snorted in which skirt uses as costillar, chicken the Riviera, tortellini Provençal, dessert salads and a great assortment. The necessary thing to replace energy before the students and their families put their shoes of dance. The main Garden and the field Lincoln are transformed by all one night into an enormous hall with a gigantic outdoors illuminated track with hundreds of farolillos of paper. The guests mix themselves at night without complexes with their long suits or Shorts with horsemen who take to smoking or cattle tenders. Teodora shines a precious dress and is in favor happy of for having reunited to its family - although it misses to his brother, Prince Pablo and to the wife of this one, Marie Chantal- in whom will be one of the celebrations that will mark the rest of their life.
Dressed in its gown and its mortarboard Like a “Brunoniana” more, the last Sunday of the past month of May, the daughter of the Kings of Greece is united to the parade of Graduation in the garden of the University. Brown Band simultaneously interprets the march of the university that the centennial bells return to repicar once again. It is the signal so that the licensed students march past towards the College Hill happening through Van Wickle Gates. The revolving doors that are opened to the year only twice: towards inside like signal of admission of the new students who begin the course in autumn; and towards outside, as a good bye, the day of the graduation ceremony. Dresses with their gown and its mortarboard, the candidates will be called by alphabetical order. Also Theodora. Closely together of her, its parents, Reyes Constantino and Ana Maria; and their brothers, princess Alexia, prince Nicholas and prince Philippos, live moved, from one of the first rows, the delivery of diplomas and very specially the presentation of their daughter like actress with a monólogo of 40 minutes of duration, that “Theo” wrote and interpreted in the theater of the University Brown. The center that has been distinguished historically for being first of all the American nation in accepting to students of all the religions and ideologies.
26 JULIO 2006 In this first function, the Princess chooses to share with its family, her companions, and with the attending public, his feelings and I make an impression before and after its visit to Greece in 2003. In “My Odyssey”, the daughter of the Kings narrates how, after to have known its country through the eyes and the feelings of its family - kings Constantino and Ana Maria have undergone long exile of 37 years, gets to discover that absolutely he was not prepared to personally live the experience that would suppose to step on the Earth to which it is bound histories of his ancestors. We have followed with certain distances its discreet passages during all these years without knowledge that, being still a girl, this Princess of cradle had decided to become theater actress; in a magician of the scenic arts. Although for it, and like member of Brown Alumni Association (BAA), Theodora, the newcomer actress has decided to extend its studies in dramatic art and interpretation the next academic year. Therefore us it said it at least when, after commenting that his father, Rey Constantino, “also enjoyed participating in plays at his time of student”, it assured rotunda who “I want to foment my studies within the theater profession because it is too much soon for knowing what will deparará to me the future.” Theodora yes knows, nevertheless, that it does not have preferences “between the drama or the comedy, because it is the challenge level which makes me enjoy more a paper. At least it is looked like me the personage, more creative I can be.”
Granddaughter of Federica de Hannover and Pablo of Greece (on the part of father); of Ingrid of Sweden and Federico IX of Denmark (on the part of mother); niece of the queens Doña Sofía of Spain and Margarita of Denmark; premium of the prince of Asturias and Federico, the heir to the Danish throne; and goddaughter of the queen of England, princess Theodora has itself bold to perhaps go to a scene doing justice to Greece - where the poetry and the theater saw the light does more than two thousand years but also to their aunt, Daisy of Denmark, the queen artist. The monarch who has arranged the exercise of his Sovereignty with his passion by the scenic arts, the drawing, the painting, the theater scenery, the illustrations of the work of Tolkien in “the gentleman of the ring”… And, by all means, to his grandfathers, Federico IX, the Sovereign who directed symphony orchestras and who, of not to have been King, was outstanding, according to which it counts history, like one of the best musicians of Denmark.