Sophia Spyratou analyzes the way that the myth is reborn.
The way I treat this performance and all my performances is this: I want to in-print the today, I do not want to just stay in the past with a ‘’touristic’’ approach. I understand and love the traditions but the traditions that are still alive in the hearts of people. In my mind the tradition must have roots and branches and leafs, it must be a living tree. I take into account the sounds of todays and that is why the music I use is a fusion of Greek traditional and jazz music. The modern international listener can easier comprehend traditional Greek ethnic music when played in a jazz ethnic way. Also all the music we have chosen is musicals that draw their origin from Greek traditional music without being strange to the ear. This is very important in my opinion.
The second thing we do is use angiography which is a photograph of the time, in my choreography. Many of the gestures, which are sacred and recognizable, I will use during my plays. The most recognizable of the Cretan mythology is the serpent goddess, so we are using this to our performance. Also very important is to use a modern touch for dancing with fusion of acrobatics and traditional moves.
The reason I have chosen ancient Greek as the language of our performance is that this is the only way to really understand and be part of the moment. Of course there is multilingual smart narration available translating the important phrases and story lines. It is very important for us to give you the message that "Love is Unbeatable in Battle" and "Be the Best you can Be".