A body of new praise songs sown from the seeds of the oldest surviving greek poetry, adapted for these strange days. Songs of praise and devotion, resistance and renewal.
Work-in-Progress presented at the Getty Villa. Video below.
Concept and Performance Score by Mat Sweeney…Staged and Choreographed with Sebastian Peters-Lazaro…Composed in collaboration with Ellen Warkentine…Lyrics adapted with Jesse Rasmussen from the Homeric Hymns.
Workshop Ensemble: Max Baumgarten, Danny Echevarria, Maya Gingery, Jodie Landau, Matt Orrenstein, Lukas Papenfusscline, Prudence Rees-Lee, Linnea Sablosky, Lisa Salvo, Zachary Carlisle Sanders, Ellen Warkentine, Cassandra Blair Ward
Set and Properties Designed and Constructed by Sebastian Peters-Lazaro with additional design by Regan Baumgarten and assistance from Katy Schwartz
Costumes by Mieko Romming
Lighting by Brandon Baruch
Stage Management and Production Assistance by Miranda Peters-Lazaro
Production Photos by Jenny Baumert