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Western bias of the mask

Tweet In the west we tend to think about the mask as something to hide behind, as if it were a tool to hide emotions, intentions or reactions. Nothing can be more wrong. The masks always tell the truth – … Read the rest of this entry






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Vulgar Comedy and the Church (Part 5 – Opposition to theatre and comedy)

Tweet In the sixteenth century we also see how puritanism gain power and how and the Counter Reformation takes place. They wanted to purify the popular culture. They tried to stop the carnival and official festivities, since they though that … Read the rest of this entry






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Vulgar Comedy and the Church (Part 3 – the Corpus Christi and the forming of comedy companies)

Tweet One example of how the theatre was used by the church was in the nativity scene. The first one was shown in 1223 by Francisco of Assisi. From the first puppets where used but soon the roles were played … Read the rest of this entry






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Vulgar Comedy and the Church (Part 2 – the Feast of the Ass and the Feast of Fools)

Tweet The church was not just a religious building during the middle ages and the renaissance. It was also a cultural center where one could very well be engaged in worldly matters, despite protests from the priests. For example the … Read the rest of this entry






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Vulgar Comedy and the Church (Part 1)

Tweet In Rome “the Christian” started to show up as a character in the ancient mime by the time Christianity makes its entry. He soon became one of the most acclaimed, comic roles. The roman mime was mocking the Christian … Read the rest of this entry






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2013 – Salome

Tweet This was the fall production of the second year students at Kulturamas physical theatre, opened 29/11-2013. Click here to read more about Salome.






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2002 – Gamla Testamentet (The Old Testament)

Tweet This show was played by the first year students at the Theatrestudio in 2002. It was built from stories from the Old Testament. The main reason was for that choice was that we had only girls in the ensemble… … Read the rest of this entry






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Gamla Testamentet (The Old Testament)

Tweet Click here to see a TRAILER The Bible is a fantastic book for theatre. It narrates exactly what happens in its stories, but never how it happens. In that way the Bible is very open for different interpretations. One … Read the rest of this entry






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