Tag Archives: Total Theatre Artists as Writers

ParaladosanjoS: The River That Creates Landscapes

April 12th, 2021 by

A flow-form of physical and visual theatre, circus, and site-responsive performance weaves its way through the diverse landscapes of Brazil, as told by Marilia Ennes, co-founder and co-director of ParaladosanjoS Let’s follow the journey of ParaladosanjoS – a performing arts group I created in partnership with actor and director Marcos Becker, in 2001, in the […]

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Risk Assessment

April 9th, 2021 by

What happens when crisis takes centre-stage? Lila Robirosa reflects on the challenges of making autobiographical work based on your own trauma The past year for me has been one distinctly lacking in crisis. (Now there’s a first line to an article you didn’t expect to read in 2021, a year on from the first UK […]

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Censored Cunts

April 4th, 2021 by

Where does agency end and voyeurism begin? Performance artist Eloina Haines explores censorship, ownership, and what happens when the physical performer is absent and only the online image remains.   Valentine’s Day 2020. I am towering over a sweaty audience in the equally sweaty Vaults tunnels in London. Two male performers, attached to my wrists […]

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The Curse of The Serious Artist

March 19th, 2021 by

Toxic or what? Tom Brennan – director, writer and co-founder of The Wardrobe Ensemble – muses on fragile masculinity in art-making  When I was a teenager, I was, quite frankly, a brilliant actor. And I bloody knew it. I was excellent in the way that teenage boys are excellent at acting. I was brooding and […]

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A Collaboration with Time

March 15th, 2021 by

Does time bend longer around a hand holding itself than a hand holding a stick? American artist and musician Katy Pinke has had plenty of time over the past year to reflect on – time ‘There!  Out it boomed. First a warning, musical; then the hour, irrevocable. The leaden circles dissolved in the air.’  Virginia Woolf, […]

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