Sophie Neil

Art Department

L’Orfeo

Trinity College of Music
Greenwich Theatre, London 2005
Director: Pete Harris
Lighting Designer: David Holmes
Movement Director: Ayse Tashkiran

The archway gives a background surface to downstage sections and is capable of dividing up the playing space, creating the impression of interior and exterior as well as a sense of depth and height.  By removing a thin segment from the angled arch, performers are free to circulate round the entire ring, being framed as they appear through the sliced entranceway.