Eurydice by Theatre ll
Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl is a beautiful play about love, death, and memory; it is based on the classic myth Orpheus and Eurydice and told from Eurydice’s perspective. After choosing this as a spring play, the advanced Theatre II class designed the set, costumes, lights, and sound for the production early this semester and became deeply connected to the project. Their beautiful designs centered on the underworld being a corrupted, dark, and empty version of the real world. They were determined to perform the play, which is when the concept of an audio play came up. Using podcast technology, the students learned new skills to tell this story: voice acting, soundscaping, editing, marketing, and creating a visual presentation to accompany audio.
Teacher/Director: Mary Catherine Schimpf