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Medea at Sunset 


by Michelle Sui 


developed in residency in 2016 at La MaMa Umbria International in Spoleto, Italy 


an explosive dance-opera musing on the Medea archetype via the Olympic Games, language in translation, and global displacement 



2. musings on the mother tongue 

language in translation 

Medea’s lullabies 

Medea as refugee 

in this migrant sea 

last deportations 

last songs 





with Thomas Banuelos, Maricela Guardado,

Nick Hon, and Michelle Sui 




1611 S Hope St. 
Los Angeles 


Oct 14, 2017 

8 PM

Design by Bradley Tsalyuk

 Ukrainian chants in Antonioni’s desert
Medea as an Olympic sport
Medea as a mothering tool
you me
love songs
summer at sea
whisper into my ear
what she is

Medea at Sunset
an experimental dance-opera

written, composed, and directed by Michelle Sui

featuring Holly D'Atri, Eric Greengold*, Meghan Hourigan, Courtney Renee Stallings*, Michelle Sui, Dan Timmons

assistant directed by Camila Sanchez

produced by Phil Falino

*Actors appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association

Sat / Sun 
October 22 & 23, 2016 

The Tank
151 West 46th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10036

$10 online or at door 


Photos by Lena Shkoda

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