The SIlent Lyre
       
     
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 No photos of the Maenads were taken since the lighting was too dark.  Here is a successful test that was done for the Maenad masks.  The nymphs had to transform quickly into Maenads and the masks provided a quick and easy way for the dancers to wear their new distorted and bloodied Maenad faces. 
       
     
Sketches & Ideas for The Silent Lyre
       
     
 Orfeo
       
     
 Plutone
       
     
 Shades of the Underworld   
       
     
 The Graces
       
     
 Shepherds
       
     
 Nymphs
       
     
 Maenads
       
     
 Caronte
       
     
The SIlent Lyre
       
     
The SIlent Lyre

Arrangement and Musical Direction:  Michael Rigsby
Stage Direction:  Lynda Paul
Scenic Design:  Joo Kim
Costume Design:  Haydee Zelideth
Lighting Design:  Carolina Ortiz Herrera
Projection Design:  Michael Commendatore
Choreography:  Mary Chandler Gwin
Stage Manager:  Emma Clarkson
Photographs by Harold Shapiro

 

Produced by ELM CITY CONSORT
The Lighten Theater at Pauli Murray College
Yale University
November, 2017

Plutone.jpg
       
     
calliope.jpg
       
     
shepherd and orfeo.jpg
       
     
group photo.jpg
       
     
graces and nymphs.jpg
       
     
nymphs.jpg
       
     
graces and calliope.jpg
       
     
calliope looking up.jpg
       
     
Hades.jpg
       
     
 No photos of the Maenads were taken since the lighting was too dark.  Here is a successful test that was done for the Maenad masks.  The nymphs had to transform quickly into Maenads and the masks provided a quick and easy way for the dancers to wear their new distorted and bloodied Maenad faces. 
       
     

No photos of the Maenads were taken since the lighting was too dark.  Here is a successful test that was done for the Maenad masks.  The nymphs had to transform quickly into Maenads and the masks provided a quick and easy way for the dancers to wear their new distorted and bloodied Maenad faces. 

Sketches & Ideas for The Silent Lyre
       
     
Sketches & Ideas for The Silent Lyre

Calliope

 Orfeo
       
     

Orfeo

 Plutone
       
     

Plutone

 Shades of the Underworld   
       
     

Shades of the Underworld

 

 The Graces
       
     

The Graces

 Shepherds
       
     

Shepherds

 Nymphs
       
     

Nymphs

 Maenads
       
     

Maenads

 Caronte
       
     

Caronte