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The Official Theatre

When talking so much about Vulgar Comedy I must define my view on the opposite, the Official Theatre, as well. It will be extremely shortened and generalized, since the amount and variations in genres are almost as great is in … Read the rest of this entry

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A definition of theatre

As a springboard I will use Grotowski´s definition of theatre which asks the question: what is the least we need have to make theatre? His answer is an actor and one person watching. I would ad: some sort of action. … Read the rest of this entry

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Touring with a great serious show

It is obvious that it is much nicer to tour a great show than a bad one whether it is comedy or tragedy. But I am still astonished every time when I am watching the show – Gudomliga Ord (Divine … Read the rest of this entry

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Touring with students

At the moment I am out touring the latest show with Kulturama’s physical theatre class. They playing Gudomliga Ord (Divine Words) by Don Ramon Maria Valle-Inclan. We have just come back to Sweden from Norway where we played at Ringerike … Read the rest of this entry

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Accident at the opening and guardian angel

So after rehearsing Gudomliga Ord (Divine Words) with my students for weeks, our opening got canceled. One of the actors suddenly got terrible stomach pains about one hour before the opening and she had to leave the theatre in an … Read the rest of this entry

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Last rehearsal before the break

So today we are done with the last rehearsal of Gudomliga Ord (Divine Words) before the spring break. Next rehearsal week will be the last rehearsal week before the opening. Among eight actors two where ill with fever and the rest where … Read the rest of this entry

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The first thought

So this is the part of the blog that is more like a normal blog, with more of a day-to-day-info. You know, telling you all about what is happening in my life. And it is not planned have anything to … Read the rest of this entry

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Aprils Fools’ Day

The tradition of All Fool’s Day really started in the Middle Ages when the 25st of May celebrated the New Year. I was celebrated for eight days. So the last day was the first of April. When later in the … Read the rest of this entry

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Early religion

As an example of how religion and the relations between gods and the people (HERE I’ve written about the impact it made in Scandinavian theatre) has changed we can study the story about Noah and the deluge. The first time … Read the rest of this entry

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