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Scottish Dance Theatre present Antigone, Interrupted

Dalry Town Hall, Glenkens, DG7 3SW

Scottish Dance Theatre present Antigone, Interrupted

Scottish Dance Theatre present Antigone, Interrupted

 Dalry Town Hall, Glenkens, DG7 3SW

 Sun 17th October 2021

 

Antigone, Interrupted by Joan Clevillé

What do you do when the state becomes the oppressor? Would you put your body on the line?
A young girl ready to die to defend what she thinks is right. A king determined to impose his will as the rule of law. Antigone, Interrupted re-imagines a classic story for a contemporary world through the body and the voice of a single performer.

Scottish Dance Theatre Artistic Director Joan Clevillé presents an intimate solo work created in collaboration with acclaimed performer Solène Weinachter. Using his distinctive mixture of dance, theatre, and storytelling, Clevillé examines the notion of dissent in democracy, and how the female body can be the target of oppression but also a powerful tool for resistance.

Premiered at Perth Theatre 14 February 2020.
Conceived and directed by Joan Clevillé
Choreography Joan Clevillé in collaboration with Solène Weinachter
Performer Solène Weinachter
Lighting Design Emma Jones
Costume Design Matthias Strahm
Sound Design Luke Sutherland
Dramaturgy Ella Hickson
Voice Jean Sangster
Written by Joan Clevillé and featuring excerpts from Sophocles' original tragedy translated by Don Taylor and Owen McCafferty.

Antigone, Interrupted was commissioned by the Rural Touring Dance Initiative in association with Perth Theatre.
Developed with the support of Creative Scotland, Dancebase, The Place, Scottish School of Contemporary Dance, Dundee & Angus College and The Work Room.
R&D of Antigone, Interrupted supported via South East Dance and Jerwood Charitable Foundation Dramaturg in Residence programme.  


COVID POLICY FOR THIS PERFORMANCE

We look forward to welcoming you  There will be a number of measures in place to reduce risk. So please note the following.

  • We will treat each booking as a 'household bubble' and set out seats with a 1-meter space between household groups.
  • As per government guidance, masks are required to be worn inside and throughout the performance, unless you are sat down and eating or drinking or have a medical exemption.
  • 1m distancing should be maintained at all other times.
  • For everyone's reassurance and safety, we politely request that audience members take a lateral flow test prior to attending. These are free and can be done at home or at a testing site.  See NHS DG for up to date advice on where to obtain the tests.  
  • Full refunds will be available if cancelling due to a positive test.

 

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