Antigone

Antigone Project Phase II

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… Read more

Project: Antigone

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

Video—CHS Open House: The Power of Performance: Mythology and Outreach Today, with Paul O’Mahony

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… Read more