News Local Interactive performance 'Phoenix' to be staged at 'The Roof” of BoC's...

Interactive performance ‘Phoenix’ to be staged at ‘The Roof” of BoC’s Cultural Foundation

The balcony with the best view of old Nicosia, on the roof of the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, comes alive for the second time this year with a subversive performance called ‘Phoenix’.

Performing ‘Phoenix’ will be enacttheatre, founded by Marina Makris and Elena Kallinikou. The theatrical group is involved in the creation of inventive and creative theatre, and with their performance ‘Phoenix’ will lead and guide us on the roof

In collaboration with Androula Kafa in the musical part(music), ‘Phoenix’ aims to fire up our imagination as well as bring to life the premises and every participant, engaging them in the here and now. It will energize the building of the Cultural Foundation as well as the surrounding city, taking advantage of the central location in Nicosia. The roof will function like an observatory, with the script describing at length all the surrounding sights – sky, sun, clouds, birds, churches, flags, mountains, water tanks, etc.

Performers:

Concept/Idea/Script: Elena Kallinikou, Marina Makri

Music: Androula Kafa

 

Dates:             18-21 October

Time:              17:30

Location:        Roof of Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, 86-90 Faneromeni Street, Nicosia

Entrance fee €5.

* Seats are limited so please pre-book by calling 22 128175.

For further information call 22 128157.

On the evenings of the performances, the museums of the Foundation and the exhibition “1940 | Faces and Images. Cyprus – Greece” of the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation will remain open until midnight.

Based in Cyprus, enacttheatre is a theatre group founded in 2014 by Marina Makris and Elena Kallinikou, the core members.

Depending on the needs of any given production, the group will often invite guest artists to perform, as it aims to work with and to create alongside artists from various disciplines.

For the most part enacttheatre mainly produces and performs devised theatre, but also organises workshops and seminars (seminar on stage writing in collaboration with Giorgos Valais, 2016).

The group’s productions have featured in Cyprus and Athens at art festivals like Buffer Fringe Nicosia, PopUp Festival, TEDxLimassol, Songs of my Neighbours, and The Performance Shop by Lia Haraki.

Their performance ‘The Dust is Expected to Retreat by Tomorrow’ (2016) toured for two years across the island and represented Cyprus at the BJCEM Mediterranea 18 Young Artists Biennale, while their project ‘fly On Air’ (2018) toured Nicosia and Thessaloniki.

Their performance ‘Date Time Location’ (2017), created in collaboration with performance artist Dimitris Chimonas, was selected to feature at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale and at UKYA City Takeover in Nottingham in 2019. The group’s latest productions are ‘The Residents’ (2019) and the ‘Fail Again Fail Better’ (2019).

Both were presented in Limassol, while the latter will be coming to Nicosia soon.

 

Top Stories

N.Irish Catholic leader and Nobel Peace laureate John Hume dies

John Hume, a key architect of Northern Ireland's Good Friday peace agreement and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, died on Monday at the...

Cyprus downgrades Greece to coronavirus category B country-UPDATED

As from Thursday, Greece will be included in category B of countries whose travellers need to provide negative coronavirus tests upon arrival to Cyprus. The...

95 octane petrol and diesel prices up in July

The price of 95 octane petrol and of diesel in Cyprus was on the rise in the month of July, the Cyprus Consumers Association said...

Greek Sakkari was ready to swap racket for track spikes

Greek tennis player Maria Sakkari says she was so desperate for competition during the COVID-19 shutdown that she considered running in the 100m at...

Cypriots used to associate summer holidays with sales

Even though the Mediterranean island has no specific sales period, many Cypriots used to associate summer holidays in other European countries with official sales,...

Taste

Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...