Persephone is an evening length dance theatre piece exploring the Greek myth of Persephone, who is so admired by Hades that he abducts her and forces her to live with him as queen of the underworld, a world of metal, neon, ripped earth, and darkness.

Directed by Jane Comfort
Choreography by Jane Comfort and Company
Music by Tigger Benford
Set Design by Keith Sonnier
Lighting Design by David Ferri
Costumes by Liz Prince
Dramaturg: Jim Lewis

Persephone: Cynthia Bueschel Svigals
Demeter: Aleta Hayes
Hades: Olase Freeman
Inhabitants of the Upper and Underworlds: Elizabeth Haselwood, Lisa Niedermeyer and Steve Nunley

Musicians: Tigger Benford, Peter Jones, Martha Partridge and James Schlefer

Copyright ©Jane Comfort and Company

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