@ The Other Room in Porters 17 November 2015 Directed by: Angharad Lee Written by: François Pandolfo Story: A piece about the actors recording an audioplay in studio. Every actor is a character themselves, they need to present another character and through that a lot of changes are being made in the story written. Old actors … Continue reading Alex in Wuntergarten @ The Other Room
@ Millenium centre November 2015 A musical Production: quite an expensive, grandious and picturesque. Huge room-barrels on top of each others. The space on the stage was very well used. I liked the usage different levels for different themes. Music: lovely and powerful in turns, though nothing too extraordinary. I remember the high-pitch notes on … Continue reading Performance Analysis: Sweeney Todd @ Millenium Centre
“If theatre wants to find itself needed once more, it must present everything about love, crime, war and madness” (Artaud, 1933, p. 65) We want to make theatre believable as our dreams are, to feel like something impossible could be true. (Artaud, 1933 p. 65) It is stupid to separate analytical theatre from physical shows, … Continue reading Modernism: Theatre of Cruelty by Artaud 1933
Three women, one leaves, other two whispering, the one comes back and it continues the next ones, three times. In the end they sit altogether, hold hands and support each other. Althouhg Beckett did not want this to have a meaning, we are still often thrying to “get” this, to connect the details, try to … Continue reading Samuel Beckett "Come and Go"
“A Short Organum for Theatre” 1948 in “Brecht on Theatre” The noblest feature of theare is to give pleasure. It has always been like this and should always stay like this, otherwise it’ll fall. (Brecht, 1948:3) Narrative is the soul of theatre = Aristotle “We need a type of theatre, which not only releases the … Continue reading Modernism: Brecht and The Alientation effect
While naturalism digged deep into realistic expressions and outcomes, there were several alternative movements starting to discover something different than ‘just to show real life as it is’. All these movements were slightly different from each other, yet they could be connected as MODERNISM, or at least branches or roots of modernism. WHY DID ALL … Continue reading Modernism: introduction to =isms
A short movie about a baby getting stolen and how a dog finds and rescues her. First movie that used shots as clips (continous activity, showing movement from one frame to another) PLOT THEMES: -social classes (the old lady stealing the baby of rich people) -parenting -true friend> a dog It is REALISM, but not … Continue reading Realism: "Rescued by Rover" (1905) by Cecil Milton Hepworth