Direction: Mihai Maniutiu
Sound Design: Patricia Cardona
Composition: Mark Caspary
Scenic Design: Robin Darling
Costume Design: Gwyneth Conaway Bennison
Lighting Design: Stacy Mcaney
After Troy was created and directed by renowned Romanian Director Mihai Maniutiu, at the Claire Trevor Theater at UCI. The piece is based on the Euripides tragedy. Hecuba examines the destruction and degradation of Trojan women after the ten year Trojan War. Maniutiu explores the painful emotions surrounding war and the reality of our own world’s intimacy with violence in this post-apocalyptic piece.
There were seven songs described in the text that were composed based on sound palettes the sound designer gave to me. The rest of the underscore was developed as the play was created in the rehearsal room with close collaboration between the director and sound designer. Some vocals were recoded, some were performed live, and some were supported with backing tracks.