Rehearsals have begun for The Wider Earth:#toomuchfun

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Week 1 and 2 Playing with puppets this week has been extraordinary. At first. Ahhh. Confronting. My hands don’t work! The intricacies … The pieces of the puppet go one way and I seem to go the other. My first job this week was to inhabit the pigeon…get down on my haunches…keep up the yoga…….

“He Dreamed A Train”, a play about belonging: nominated Best Technical Design, Matilda Awards 2014

“It pushes the boundaries, creates a new kind of experience, a multi-media performance in which actors and technicians play with and off each other in a mind-blowing interdependency. Designer/director Benjamin Knapton juggles this kaleidoscope of form and function with firm control, never allowing the possibility of chaos, which is lurking in the background, to take over. For all its intricacy it’s a tightly disciplined production, with neither actors nor stage effects dominating the other”.

What is happening at FORCE OF CIRCUMSTANCE?

FORCE OF CIRCUMSTANCE (FOC) is a new Theatre Company: Australia’s first professional, intentional, intergenerational theatre company. It has been created to ensure that the wisdom of our theatrical tribe, from all the generations, is nourished and transformed. Each production embraces multiple generations of actors, creatives and crew. As a senior artist, my greatest teachers are….

TEN THINGS I LEARNED ABOUT ARTOUR as a NEWBIE

So as some of you may know, after four decades of theatre making, I am now training myself in the wild world of producing. My first attempt is to attend Artour and ‘sell’ HOME: A Story of Belonging PHOTO AND ART INSTALLATION BY BEV JENSEN First of all, here is a glimpse of what HOME….

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