Resources for Theorists

When you start to look for resources to be working on Theorist for inspiration for the Solo Performance, or for use in your own devised pieces, then a good place to start for inspiration by watching the national Theatre's 'Five Truths' that looks at the differences between five of Europe's most influential theatre practitioners. The question is asked: 'How would these five directors work with the actress playing Ophelia in the famous mad scene in Shakespeare's Hamlet?  What would they ask ...

Working with a Theorist

Now that the new course has started there is a focus on students being able to research and apply the methodologies of a theatre theorist. This blog will focus on what I have been doing with my students in class to prepare them for the old and the new course. We have looked briefly at August Boal, as a lead in to ensemble work, visual awareness, communication through a vehicle beyond language, and are now working in depth on Peter ...