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Entrees, sorties and sidelines in Commedia dell’Arte

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 stage … Read the rest of this entry

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No 4:th wall in Commedia dell’Arte (Part 1)

In most theatre today there is an idea that the audience is supposed to sit down passively and don’t disturb the performance. We shut down the light in the house, demand total silence of the audience and then act like … Read the rest of this entry

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Distance as acting style in Commedia dell’Arte

Commedia dell’Arte is always played with a sense of distance. It comes from the stylizing of the mask, the size of play, the use of mask, loose phalluses and other deformities of the body, the actor’s energy and the simplicity … Read the rest of this entry

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2015 – En Herrgårdssägen (The Tale of a Manor)

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 and … Read the rest of this entry

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En Herrgårdssägen (The Tale of a Manor)

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 Landeberg … Read the rest of this entry

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Canovaccio in Commedia dell’Arte

If we go back to the heydays of Commedia dell’Arte the concept of canovaccio becomes more complicated. It was used both as a full scenario or just a plotline in a scenario. The word means “what’s on the canvas”. But … Read the rest of this entry

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Personlighetstestet (The personality test)

Amanda Jalmberger – Sophie Ola Wallinder – Mats, Silver hat, The Fashion Designer, The Gameshow host Original music –Anders By and William Lövgren-Bilby Text – Ola Wallinder Directions – Micke Klingvall Personlighetstestet was made in collaboration with Teater7. It opened … Read the rest of this entry

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Parody in Commedia dell’Arte

A common convention in Commedia dell’Arte, with very old ancestries, is the habit of mock and parody other groups and colleagues. This tradition goes back to the times when several groups were performing from their carts and wagons at the … Read the rest of this entry

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2015 – Svejk i Andra Världskriget (Schweik in the Second World War)

This was the fall  production from Kulturama’s second year students in Physical Theatre 2015. The performance played only three shows at Kulturama in Hammarby Sjöstad, Stockholm. Click here to read more about Svejk i Andra Världskriget (Schweik in the Second … Read the rest of this entry

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Svejk i Andra Världskriget (Schweik in the Second World War)

by  Berthold Brecht Svejk – Johanna Nyberg-Rydström Baloun – Agnes Dahlén Kopecka, Kati – Vivi Laakko Prochazka, Anna – Stina Rundberg Brettschnieder, The Individual – Anton Cöster SS-man, Bullinger – Daniel Taylor Music and music study – Affie Andersson Directions … Read the rest of this entry

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