Sublime Transverse Orientation brings Greek myths to moving life

The work is a contrast of light and shadow, somber and funny, grotesque and sublime. PHOTO: JULIAN MOMMERT
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Esplanade Theatre
Last Friday (Aug 26), 8pm

Dimitris Papaioannou stunned audiences once again with the well paced Transverse Orientation, which is part of Esplanade's da:ns programming. Packed with evocative imagery and references to Greek mythology, it was a moving, humorous and disturbing contemplation of life's journey.

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