So you Want to Be a Physical Theatre Performer? A lecture in 7 freeze frames.

So you Want to Be a Physical Theatre Performer? A lecture in 7 freeze frames.

Pilar Orti

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A comic look at Physical Theatre - the need for slow motion, non-linear structure and much, much repetition...The text can be used as a script for 15-minute Ensemble-based play (to be performed as a physical theatre piece of course!) or can be read as a light, satirical (but warm) look at physical theatre. Includes notes for use in the classroom.Professor Phillipe Hoffmanonsky, from the LeyCoke Institute of Bodily Mimed Expressive Arts takes us through the characteristics of physical theatre and the qualities of the physical theatre performer.This brief "lecture" takes a comic look at Physical Theatre - the need for slow motion, non-linear structure and much, much repetition...The text can be used as a script for a short, Ensemble-based play (to be performed as a physical theatre piece of course!) or can be read as a light, satirical (but warm) look at physical theatre. Notes have been included of how to use this text to introduce students to the devising process and physical theatre. (This script is also included in Your Handy Companion to Physical Theatre and Five Plays to Play With.)
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