Home: A physical theatre project by Yorgos Karamalegos

Home 29-30 January @ CDS

29-31 January 2016

An original theatre production directed by Yorgos Karamalegos and inspired by Euripides’ Medea.

“Home” is a new beginning in Yorgos’ career after a decade with Tmesis Theatre and four years of research in theatre making through his international laboratory for performance – Physical Lab.

The world of ‘Home’ is a poetic landscape and a hero’s journey exploring the feelings of alienation, power, love, betrayal, and freedom. It explores the symbolisms behind one of the most famous and powerful characters in the history of drama and promises to be an evocative and highly entertaining piece.

It has been created in collaboration with actress/dramaturg Despina Sidiropoulou, and the cast includes Yorgos Karamalegos, Despina Sidiropoulou and Tatiana spivakova. The drama is supported by movement director Pablo Aran Gimeno (Pina Bausch Tanzthater company); stylist Venia Palychronaki; and lighting manager Marc Williams (National Theatre).

The premiere takes place at the Unity Theatre in Liverpool on the 24th & 25th of November 2015, followed by the London premiere on the 29th & 30th of January at Chisenhale Dance Space.


‘David Lynch meets Marina Abramovich. An intriguing blend of substance and style.’ 
Vicky Anderson (Made Up) 

‘Intriguing, complex, bafling entralling, dark, dangerous, playful. Just go!’ 
Mathew Linley (A.D. Unity Theatre, Liverpool) 

‘Amazing performance. A welcoming, playful and truly international cast. And then it got dark… Loved it.’ 
Adrian Turrell-Watts (Independent Producer) 


Director: Yorgos Karamalegos
Dramaturg: Despina Sidiropoulou
Performers: Yorgos Karamalegos, Despina Sidiropoulou & Tatiana Spivakova.
Movement Director & Directorial Input: Pablo Aran Gimeno
Costume & Prop Designer: Venia Polyhronaki
Lighting Designer & Sound Collaborator: Marc Williams
Voice Coach: Mary Howland
Hair Styling: Raquel de Brito, Melody Glasgow (Soho Blade)
Producers: Peter Ward (Hope Street Ltd) & Yorgos Karamalegos (Physical Lab)
Collaborative partners: Physical Lab, The Carob Mill Arts Centre, Chisenhale Dance Space and Dolphin Dance Studios.
Financially supported by Arts council England.


Presented at Chisenhale Dance Space through our affordable Performance Package .

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