'ATTHIS' is a production based on the ancient love poetry of the Greek poet Sappho, at the Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House.

Microtonal music by the London Sinfonietta accompanies two live dancers who perform a series of choreographic fragments.

The soprano, Claire Booth, lies on a ledge suspended in the middle of a giant moon; a screen for psychologically exploratory projections, and a symbol of the cycle of loneliness, love, death, and rebirth.

A sequence of fragmented texts by Sappho and the song cycle pieces together a failed love affair between the poet and her beloved 'ATTHIS', whose name survives in various scraps of verse.

As Video Design Assistant, I prepared black and white back drops, set up and operated the video equipment.
Composer: Georg Friedrich Haas
Director & Designer: Netia Jones
Video Design Assistant

IMAGES: Netia Jones, Tristram Kenton & Moira Lam

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