Rethinking the ways in which human bodies interact with their technological surroundings is key to Stelarc's exploration of the cyborg.
In 21 years the closest I’ve come to experiencing physical theatre is A Level Theatre Studies and a few ill-informed cracks about interpretive dance. Where better to overcome my ignorance than the Fringe? I mentioned in Part 3 that The … Continued
With fewer histrionics, and greater faith in the actors’ ability to make us care, Kitty and Damnation would be a much stronger piece of theatre.
Hytner makes a shrewd directorial choice to modernise Jean Racine's 17th century classic tragedy and tackles it as a psychodrama.
What Debbie Tucker Green puts on stage in (seemingly) simple, almost game-like manner, is the fragility and vulnerability of some lives over others.
ÁTMAN sends participants on a walk around the residential streets and footpaths of Merton, accompanied by an abridged audio-only version of Peter Handke's Self-Accusation.
A list of freely available performance videos on the Web.
The very idea of distilling thousands of years of human evolution into a two hour performance is itself a critique of the writing and presentation of history.
In Part 2 I criticised Belt Up‘s Women of Troy for promising more than it offered. This was before I realised that Women of Troy is part of something much bigger. C Venues have handed Belt Up the keys to … Continued
Idle Motion's ability to transform a tiny, empty square into a detailed, textured and low-tech landscape of the imaginary, bodes well for future work with greater resources.