This year, second-year Drama students having been exploring how contemporary performance aesthetics can be used to adapt and appropriate historically distanced plays that deal with themes of violence, atrocity and vengeance.
In this performance, students will present their creative and critical responses to Euripides’ Hecuba, Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus and tales from Ovid’s Metamorphoses.
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