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Stage strategies (Part 2)

Tweet The second group of strategies he call dividing the stage: Windows are the easiest way to divide the stage. By using windows on the backdrop (as talked about in THE STAGE), where a mask can look out, we work … Read the rest of this entry

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The Stage

Tweet Traditionally a Commedia dell’Arte stage was used to be a banco, made of wood, about two meters tall and not much bigger than a horse driven cart, about 3 x 4 meters. It usually had a simple backdrop and … Read the rest of this entry

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Mime as a discipline in Commedia dell’Arte

Tweet All disciplines are not equally easy to use in Commedia dell’Arte. As an example on a problematic discipline we can look at mime or rather mimed objects. All objects on stage should be real. If we start to mime … Read the rest of this entry

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2014 – Sexfiaskon och en stol (sex/six-failures and a chair)

Tweet This was a fall production from the second year students at Kulturama’s physical theatre program in the fall of 2014. The show played in Stockholm with three shows. Back to: Sexfiaskon och en stol  Micke’s videos Commedia dell’Arte

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Sexfiaskon och en stol (Sex/six-failures and a chair)

Tweet Text and directing – Micke Klingvall Zanni – Yosefin Bouhler Pantalone – Per Mollan Flavio – Mårten Gunnarsson Flavia – Malin Andersson Capitano – Axel Boberg Signora – Manuela Bjelke Click here to see a trailer of Sexfiaskon och en Stol. This was a … Read the rest of this entry

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Mask technique in Commedia dell’Arte in Commedia dell’Arte (Part 1)

Tweet First of all we must establish that the mask technique is used by every mask in Commedia dell’Arte, consequently also the masks that don’t actually have a mask in their face. That is so all masks are playing in … Read the rest of this entry

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Tempo or rhythm

Tweet Commedia dell’Arte is always fast, it is always moving forward and there are no dead moments in it. Except from the fact that it is comedy and it requires a comedy tempo, it is a consequence of that it … Read the rest of this entry

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Size and visual narrating

Tweet It’s important to be seen when playing on the street. Therefore we must be big and distinct in movement. We must always make sure that we communicate on such a large distance that we, not only attract audiences to … Read the rest of this entry

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2015 – En Herrgårdssägen (The Tale of a Manor)

Tweet We opened the play in 17 April 2015, as a final production for Kulturama’s second year students in Physical Theatre that year. The performance played for three shows at Kulturama in Hammarby Sjöstad, Stockholm, and then it toured Trondheim … Read the rest of this entry

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En Herrgårdssägen (The Tale of a Manor)

Tweet by Selma Lagerlöf Herr Blomgren – Per Mollan Fru Blomgren – Yosefin Buohler Gunnar Hede – Axel Boberg Ingrid – Manuela Bjelke The Priest’s wife, The owneress at Munkhyttan– Malin Andresson Gustav Åhlin, Pigan, The Angel, Lady Grief, Karin … Read the rest of this entry

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