PART 6: What does the tongue do?

Eleana Alexandrou

02.08 | 21:30 | “Mikis Theodorakis” theatre

Tickets: 12€ (regular) / 9€ (student, unemployed)

How de we kiss? How much do we kiss? Who do we kiss?

The work deals with the act of kissing, a precious moment between two people where the personal space merges and speech stops.

The kiss as a point of conquest, as a goal, as a point of connection between two people. The meeting place of a kiss is also considered as a metaphor for how one person interacts with or perceives another person. How, through talking about kissing, questions may arise that have to do with our perception of the other, the way we accept or reject.

On stage we find two performers, Arianna Marcoulides and Eleana Alexandrou, who begin a lecture on kissing in which personal thoughts, stories, discrimination, satire and vivid three-dimensional form unfold through the two bodies and the stage design curated by Eva Korae. The texts are original using the English, Greek and Cy-priot colloquial language and the lighting is curated by Kyriaki Paphitou.

PART 6: What does the tongue do? -a new performance work by Eleana Alexandrou- was created in the frame of the yard.residency.21 programme and in co-production with the Center of Performing Arts MITOS. It premiered in Limassol in June 2021. In March 2022 it was invited to participate in MEANWHILE, the parallel programme of performance for the CYPRUS CHOREOGRAPHY SHOWCASE 2022.

Direction/Text: Eleana Alexandrou
Choreography/Performance: Arianna Marcoulides, Eleana Alexandrou
Scenography: Eva Korae | Makers Will make
Light design: Kyriaki Paphitou
Advisor: Elena Agathokleous
Production: bytheway productions
Co-production: Center of Performing Arts MITOS in the frame of the programme yard.residency.21

Supporters: Makers Will Make, Cyprus University of Technology – Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts

Supported by the Cultural Services of the Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports.

2 August | 21:30 | “Mikis Theodorakis” theatre

Eleana Alexandrou – PART 6: What does the tongue do?

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