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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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Stage strategies (Part 1)

Tweet Whether we believe in Commedia dell’Arte as in totally improvised genre or not, there is always an element of improvisation in it. As an actor one can only be in control of two other elements at the same time. … 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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Entrees, sorties and sidelines in Commedia dell’Arte

Tweet Some of the special conventions in Commedia dell’Arte are the use of entrees, sorties and sidelines. An entrée always have to be exaggerated and articulate. I don’t just have to be so full of energy that the mask entering the … 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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