In the case of Antigone Sr., the (L) in the series Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at The Judson Church, Harrell re-imagines the classical theater of ancient Greece. Is it possible that voguing and this theater of antiquity were not so far apart in their performative strategies? Therefore, the central aesthetic question becomes: how do we vogue the play Antigone?

Choreographer: Trajal Harrell
Dancers: Trajal Harrell, Stephen Thompson, Thibault Lac, Rob Fordeyn, Ondrej Vidlar
Set Designer: Erik Flatmo
Lighting Designer: Jan Maertens
Sound Designer: Robin Meier
Dramaturg: Gérard Mayen

Co-Production: New York Live Arts, CNDC Angers, and CCN Belfort

Residency Support: WpZimmer- Antwerp, Workspace Brussels, Pact Zollverein - Essen, Dansens Hus- Stockholm

Avant-Premiere: April 4, Dansens Hus, Stockholm, Sweden
Premiere: April 25-28, New York Live Arts, New York, NY

Antigone Sr. (L)
Antigone Sr. (L)