February 1-17, 2019

In a temple on a mountaintop live a sisterhood of warrior priestesses, dedicated to the goddess Athena. But when a talented young novitiate joins the order, a shift in power threatens to tear the community apart. Inspired by Medusa's origin story, scored by composer/musician Walken Schweigert, and reimagined by an all-female performing ensemble, The Devout explores themes of betrayal, healing, and rage.

Conceived and Directed by Isabel Nelson
Created by the Ensemble

Featuring: Heather Bunch, Cristina Florencia Castro,
Natavia Lewis, Adelin Phelps, Siddeeqah Shabazz,
and Allison Witham

Assistant Directed by Joy Dolo
Music Composed and Performed by Walken Schweigert

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