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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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Strindberg’s ”The Outlaw”

August Strindberg’s he Outlaw (Den Fredlöse) was the final show for the second year students at the physical theatre education at Kulturama in Stockholm, wish I directed. It is not really Vulgar Comedy, as a matter of fact it’s not … Read the rest of this entry

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Commedia dell’Arte and masks in modern plays (the Royal Dramatic Theatre-speech part 6)

It is seldom a very good idea since one of the cornerstones of Commedia dell’Arte is its fixed masks. The fixed masks create fixed characters. I mean that either the masks or the characters wearing the masks can change during … Read the rest of this entry

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