Denotation: what is there Connotation: what it might mean 1) Exercise: Steps coming to to the space, there is a burning white circular candle in the middle of the empty dark stage. 2) Lightless dark space in silecne. Steps from the right stage to down stage. A man kneels on his right knee, puts a … Continue reading Text and Performance Analysis introduction
Trust – page 94 NOT about ingriating yourself NOT about dated and cringeworthy trust games NOT about telling each others your deepest and darkest secrets within 20 minutes of meeting them NOT about being someone’s best mate IS about breaking down inhibitions IS about setting high standards and keeping them IS about leading and listening … Continue reading The Frantic Assembly "Book of Devising Theatre"
When I woke up, I wasn’t in a place I wanted to be. Though it was the same place I wanted to fall asleep in. But I it didn’t feel good when I woke. Morning is always smarter than an evening. Is it true, is it really me trying to get out? Or am I … Continue reading Scriptwriting exercises and practice
Mierles Laderman Ukeles – made her daily life into art/created art from her daily life. She started to clean public places, stairs, streets. “People were afraid to access the area she was cleaning” “She kept wiping right behind people’s heels, so their tracks lasted only for a second,” TEDx “What are animals feeling and thinking” … Continue reading Performance, Conceptual, Body Art Pracitioners
@ 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