Dirty Work (2002)

Drawing from Anton Chekhov’s short play, Swan Song, and The Entertainer, Tony Richardson’s 1960 film starring Laurence Olivier, Dirty Work was a tawdry, elaborately low-tech meditation on themes of age, regret, and the art of performance. Commissioned by Richard Hugo House.

Production Credits


Dirty Work (2002)
with Dayna Hanson, Gaelen Hanson and Peggy Piacenza

Choreography/Direction: Dayna Hanson and Gaelen Hanson with Peggy Piacenza
Video: Lynn Shelton
Set and costume design: Nina Moser
Light design: Ben Geffen