Virago is an all female-identifying, physical theater company founded in March of 2017. Virago strives to expose the diverse, female experiences that have been typically neglected in our culture, myths and stories. With a focus on the physical and emotional body as the tool for storytelling, Virago prioritizes the performers’ input and insight as the core of its devising process.
Virago has two meanings, which tend to be synonymous with each other:
1: a loud, domineering or bad-tempered woman2: a female warrior of great stature, strength and courage