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Acrobatics as a discipline in Commedia dell’Arte

Tweet Acrobatics and slapstick (together with the music) may be the most used discipline in Commedia dell’Arte. They work with symmetries, physical turns or physically exaggerated reactions or positions. Acrobatics is a way to stylize and it is used, just … Read the rest of this entry

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Music as a discipline in Commedia dell’Arte

Tweet The music is off course the most central of all disciplines in Commedia dell’Arte. It is there to heighten the performance and it helps up the atmosphere of feast that is so characteristic in Commedia dell’Arte. I the very … Read the rest of this entry

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Disciplines in Commedia dell’Arte

Tweet Commedia dell’Arte is sprung from a time long before circus and theatre were divided as separate genres, when all sorts of stage disciplines could be played on the same stage without one having to be better or more refined … Read the rest of this entry

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Improvisation in Commedia dell’Arte (Part 2)

Tweet When I work with Commedia dell’Arte I don’t let improvisation be the most important, even though it still is important. I do this for three reasons; Commedia dell’Arte is played from a plot, even though it is of less … Read the rest of this entry

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Pirater (Pirates)

Tweet Directing & Text – Micke Klingvall Linnea Ytterlid – The Captain Mattias Kolberg Eriksen – Esmeralda Andrea Boeryd – Rollo Pål Mollan – Ragnhild Rut Emilia Millan Björk – Klimpen Rosanne Hatab – Olle Amanda Jalmberger – William Havskrabba … Read the rest of this entry

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Workshop in stage acrobatics

Tweet With the right timing, the right ”entrance” and the right feeling for what is told, a simple somersault can be just  as efficient as a double salto in a performance or in a narrative situation. We work above all … Read the rest of this entry

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Commedia dell’Arte-performances at the Theatrestudio

Tweet The reason that I started working fulltime at the Theatrestudio at first was that I would direct and teach Commedia dell’Arte. I was just coming back from USA where I had finished the last year at Dell’Arte School of … Read the rest of this entry

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Physical Theatre in Vulgar Comedy

Tweet It is not just because Vulgar Comedy originally played for an audience that could not read that most of it is based on a physical, visual theatre. It has more to do about effectiveness in the storytelling. Just like … Read the rest of this entry

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Nils Poppe – a giant in Swedish theatre and Vulgar Comedy

Tweet Talking about Vulgar Comedy I would like take the opportunity to introduce Nils Poppe, in my view, the best comical actor Sweden ever had. And not only that He is a great dramatic actor, director, writer, dancer, acrobat, theatre … Read the rest of this entry

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