Sifnos Crisis Theatre Workshop

60 European citizens committed to creating theatre that proposes new storytelling experiences about the recent financial crisis.

Portuguese performance review

The Portuguese group are a collective of performers, writers, photographers and filmmakers. Their project was a multimedia piece utilising these talents – an eclectic collection of tableaux vivants under the … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Italian performance review

ESPOSTI A TUTTO By Rebecca Morris ESPOSTI A TUTTO, roughly translating as ‘exposed to everything’, is an apt title for Tomaso Thellung’s vivid allegory of the rise and fall of … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Greek performance review

The Greek project, directed by Ioannis Andreadis, responded to the crisis through the story of The Destitute Dervish, by Alexandros Papadiamantis, told by action, narration, and live musicians. The story … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

German performance review

The German performance was a bold and zany interpretation of Aeschylus The Eumenides – the third in the trilogy of Greek tragedies The Orestia – situated outside the theatre of … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

French performance review

  The French contribution to the Sifnos Crisis Theatre project Nous qui désirons sans fin, Our Never-Ending Desire was a highly creative and original site-specific piece, situated twenty minutes walk … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Diary 3

Performances report On the 10th of June, the stage was set for the climax of the project – the performance of a work from each country participating in the workshop. It was … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Performance Review 1: The Basque Country / Spain

The Basque contribution to the Sifnos Crisis Theatre project was a high-impact adaptation of Euripides’ and Goethe’s tragedies Ifigenia in Tauris. The play responded to the crisis through the exploration of central … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment