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Antigone by Sophocles
27/08/2021 @ 8:30 pm
The culmination of a long-term, dedicated practice-based study on the ancient tragedy, which commanded a
special translation of the original text by poet and theatre writer Dimitris Dimitriades, Zero Point’s .
Antigone is a discerning adaptation of the ancient myth conceptualised in a contemporary context under a holistic
Set right after a war the production of Antigone doesn’t address the myth in the distance of the past, but
in the future.
Zero Point’s team utilises the prominent psychophysical theatre method by renown theatre director
Theodoros Terzopoulos to elucidate “a tragedy for redeeming life”, as the director Savvas Stroumpos describes it.
Equally visceral and cerebral Zero Point’s iteration of the Sophoclean drama comprises a highly engaging proposal
which resonates with international audiences and the potential of a collective reappraisal of a socio-political
condition post-war, which transcends the confines of time and place to address the importance and value of the
active and emancipated citizen.
Antigone aims to connect with audiences on multiple levels by offering them a variety of entry points to access and engage with the ancient tragedy, both as creative output, namely a fully staged play, and as a collective creative process.
Theodoros Terzopoulos’ method psychophysiacal theatre by Savvas Stroumpos, director of Ἀντιγόνη | Antigone
and long-time collaborator of Terzopoulos.