Frantic Assembly – by through round, using music Augusto Boal work – looking at pictures, Theatre to change the world Action in words Verbatum theatre – real life stories, getting ideas from real situations, people Criteria – 10-12 minutes, group mark, using stuff that you’ve studied, group dynamic-the energy of a group, collaboration, relationship with … Continue reading Theatre Practice: Devising methods
A family situation: a victim, a saviour and a prosecutor. FRANTIC ASSEMBLY EXERCISES: Squad: People standing in rows and columns, one row starts to count to 8 (for example) and then turns aroun on the last number to pass the juming to the second row, so the first row stops and second one starts counting … Continue reading Theatre Practice: Frantic Assembly Exercises
Seven basic human vices that, when taken in excess, can be percieved as evil, and potentially injure or kill the person indulging in said vices, or anyone around him/her. Listeining to interviews about seven deadly sins and devising small pieces from the texts and way of speaking of the peope bbeing interviewed. This could be … Continue reading Theatre Practice: Devising "The seven vices"
Fluent transaction from text and realistic situations to movement and music. Love song by Frantic Assembly -story of one couple within two, of two people within 4 actors. ‘That is the story of our beginning. And this is the story of … The end’ Lovesong created by Frantic Assembly, interwines a couple in their 20’s with the same … Continue reading Theatre Practice: Devising
IMPROVISATION – to listen to your fellow actors – say yes to everything – not to entertain but to say first thing that comes up to your … Continue reading Theatre Practice: Improvisation and monologues
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"