Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Nox


... the most provocative times during class world theatre 'scenework' are those moments where students dance into the imaginative sphere ... that is while witnessing a scene I experience a particular habitation ...


... the acting partners within a space establish a place & in exploring the territory generate a zone to create a sphere so moving I abandon 'self' to be exiled & then occupied into a cohabitation of the sphere ... i cease watching ... the scene stops playing ... we communion ...

... this occurred during Nox by Anne Carson ... the elegy for her brother had, as Eugenio Barba in answering What is theatre?, "a particular way of moving our shared inner universe towards the world of the tangible event" ... the tangible event of the loss of my sister ...


:: note :: ... "and then your creative juices flow and you see that her elegy is meant to force us all to write." - Raymond L. Bianchi... carson always demands a creative written response/reflection ... images are of opening the 'book' ...