GLORY BOX (2011)
GLORY BOX (2011)
GLORY BOX (2011)
GLORY BOX (2011)
GLORY BOX (2011)

GLORY BOX by Evie Demetriou 

Influenced by the cyber culture and virtual reality, GLORY BOX , alternates between fantacy and reality to experiment with the notion of human needs and aspirations.

Human existence through the prism of today’s society of technology is the thematic context of the performance. The performance’s dynamic explains its success; it manages to raise concerns on the status quo we often embrace but do not consider its consequences.”
Christothea Herodotou, Researcher of the psychology of online video games.

Credits

Concept – Direction –Choreography: Evie Demetriou

Choreography – Performance: Arianna Marcoulides, Eleana Alexandrou

Dramaturgy: Ariane Thalheim

Video: Nicos Synnos

Video Montage: Christos Georgiou

Sound & Music Composition: Valentinos Steliou

Music Credits: Amanda Lear Follow me (1979)

Texts: Evie Demetriou, Arianna Marcoulides, Eleana Alexandrou

Acting coach: Myrsini Andronikou

Voice coach: Cathryn Robson

Styling: Kristia Mihaelidou

Costume adaption: Ase Sadnes

Make up: Nana Papadopoulou

Screen creation: Eva Korai

Lighting design: Karolina Spyrou

Sound Engineer: Jet Cauty

Stage Manager: Yiangos Hadjiyiannis

Video Montage: Christodoulos Christodoulou

Duration: 45”

Production: En drasi 2011

Sponsored: Pilot Programme,Cultural Services of the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture

Performances:

28 – 29 June 2011 Rialto Theatre, Limassol, Cyprus

10 June 2011 Pallas Theatre, Nicosia, Cyprus

23-24 April 2012 Societatstheatre, TANZWOCHE DRESDEN, Germany

An insight into the Choreographic Process

During the choreographic process for the performance GLORY BOX, there were two events where the audience was invited to an “open studio” to share the process of the choreographer and collaborators on their research of virtual relationships.

The evenings were composed with an academic presentation on the psychology of the user on cyberspace, discussion between audience and the choreographer and presentations of movement extracts.

Performers: Ariana Markoulides, Eleana Alexandrou, Evie Demetriou
Sound: Valentinos Steliou
Video: Christodoulos Christodoulou, Robertos Georgiou
Academic: Christothea Herodotou

Dates
15 Dec 2011, Dance House Lemesos
11 March 2011, Dance House Lemesos, part of the parallel events of the Cyprus Dance Platform

GLORY BOX (2011)

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