In 2008, 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos became an icon of youthful rebellion after he was shot by a policeman – triggering an unprecedented storm of protests against the corrupted political system in Greece. In their continued search for a modern Antigone in present-day resistance, Motus emerges with this documentary theatre piece of uncompromising theatricality. Alexis is their poetic call to action. Hailed by The New York Times as “fresh and ferocious,” UTR welcomes back Motus – one of Italy’s most adventurous companies – after their sold-out performances of Too Late! (antigone) contest #2 in UTR 11. Photo Credit: Pierre Borasci

In 2008, 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos became an icon of youthful rebellion after he was shot by a policeman – triggering an unprecedented storm of protests against the corrupted political system in Greece. In their continued search for a modern Antigone in present-day resistance, Motus emerges with this documentary theatre piece of uncompromising theatricality. Alexis is their poetic call to action. Hailed by The New York Times as “fresh and ferocious,” UTR welcomes back Motus – one of Italy’s most adventurous companies – after their sold-out performances of Too Late! (antigone) contest #2 in UTR 11.


Photo Credit: Pierre Borasci


Alexis. A Greek Tragedy

Motus

Italy

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