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NOUMENA


CHOREOGRAPY: ALEXANDER WHITLEY

MUSIC: BRYCE DESSNER

LIGHT INSTALLATION: CHILDREN OF THE LIGHT 

 LIGHTING DESIGN: GUY HOARE 

COSTUME: ILARIA MARTELLO 


Noumena n. pl. things as they are in themselves

Noumena, created for the Royal Opera House's Clore Studio, was made in response to Frederick Ashton’s Sylvia, one of the most celebrated and challenging female roles in The Royal Ballet’s repertory. Drawing on the work of psychoanalyst Carl Jung, the mythological themes of Sylvia are reframed through an exploration of the inner feminine drive (Anima), and the human unconscious. 

Noumena. Tia Hockey and Caitlin Taylor. ©ROH, 2017. Photographed by Helen Maybanks. (4).JPG

 

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