Tainted Hero

Rose Theatre, Kingston, June 2017

Maria was selected from 700 entries to receive one of seven commissions for Ignition Choreographer’s Platform, produced by DanceWest and the Royal Borough of Kingston. Her 12-minute piece, ‘The Tainted Hero’, is danced by Paaliba Abugre and Celia Francis. It follows a Heracles on a journey, under the malevolent gaze of Hera. Ignition was Dance Pick of the Week in The Guardian Guide. Photos by Gigi Giannella.