Posts Tagged by Antigone
|February 12, 2018||Filled under Featured, News||
We are pleased to share the next installment of the recordings of Antigone, taken from lines 997–1114, performed by students from Lyceum № 208 in Kyiv and with the assistance of the Theatre of Modern Drama and Comedy. This excerpt begins when Antigone is led away by the guards. Tiresias warns Creon about his actions. Read more…
|May 23, 2017||Filled under Featured, News||
Students from high schools in Greece, India, the Netherlands, and the United States share performances from Sophocles’ Antigone. Each group performed in the language of their choice, with complete freedom with regard to staging, costumes, and props. These videos are diverse in their interpretation, but common to all is the passion with which the students bring to life the ancient drama. They interpret with fierce clarity the struggle between individual conscience and legal authority, religious obligation and the rule of law, exposing the abuses of power and suffering associated with these conflicts. Read more…
|August 12, 2016||Filled under Community, Featured, News||
Students from the 1st High School and 2nd High School of Nafplio are participating in the Antigone project in which high school students from the UK, Netherlands, Greece, Lebanon, and the US read and act part of Sophocles’ Antigone.
The project is ongoing, and each school from England, Netherlands and Greece is working through the final recording. Today, we would like to introduce the students from Greece. Read more…
|September 17, 2015||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We were pleased to welcome actor, writer, and educator Paul O’Mahony for a CHS Open House discussion on ‘The Power of Performance: Mythology and Outreach Today’.
He discussed the reception of classical texts and approaches to performance, using his own experience of creating and watching various shows (both tragic and comic) to find new and exciting ways to re-imagine them. He also discussed the importance of mythology and performance in outreach. Read more…
|June 10, 2015||Filled under Featured, Kosmos Society Text|
Two groups of high school students, one in Greece and the other in the United States, performed a selection of Sophocles’ Antigone, then met via Google+ Hangout to discuss their experiences of learning and staging this ancient tragedy. The selected passage (lines 441–581) focuses on the highly charged moment when Creon first confronts his niece, […] Read more…