Creating Physical Theatre - The Body in Performance





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Uploaded on May 25, 2008

Film distributed by Contemporary Arts Media http://www.artfilms.com.au/Detail.asp...
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Physicality is back in fashion and this superb 2 DVD set provides an inspiring guide to some of the ideas, strategies and methods that can be used in a professional and educational context to add physical dimensions to performance.

Disc 1 Includes interviews, rehearsal footage, demonstrations and performance from some of the world's best and most physical practitioners: Stan Won't Dance (UK), Butoh performers, Sankai Juku (Japan) and Marie-Gabrielle Rotie (UK), Goat Island (US), and Forced Entertainment (UK).
It provides examples of games, strategies and methods used to generate physical action and looks at the relationship between text and movement. It also explores the choreographing and scoring of physical action, including proxemics and sequencing.

Disc 2 Contains numerous workshop examples showing ideas and techniques that can be used to encourage students to add physicality to their performance. It also contains examples of student work. 90 mins. 2006


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