Yorgos Valais was born in Greece. He graduated from »Arhi« Theatre Drama School in 2000. In 2004, he co-founded »blitz« theatre group known in Europe for its innovative, »devised« approach to theatre performances. »blitz« theatre group was among the candidates to the Europe Prize Theatrical Realities (2012 and 2017). To date, he has written, directed and acted in all the group’s performances. The group has presented its performances in various festivals in France, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, Netherlands, Germany, Italy and Greece. He has also taught in several theater workshops in Europe.