Introducing our newest cast member
A couple of weeks ago, we were delighted to welcome Nicole Pschetz into our ensemble. Nicole moved to the UK from Brazil in 2003 and trained at the International School of Corporeal Mime in London (see their excellent website here). Since then she’s toured shows all over Europe, with Theatre de L’Ange Fou and her own company Energinmotion (Facebook group here). She’s a fantastic presence in the...
God bless the internet. This weekend I discovered Azonto, a style of music and dancing from Ghana. I love the music. And I’m fascinating by the dancing. There’s very little information online but apparently this is a modern take on an old form of Ghanian dancing, in which the movements are based on household chores like ironing and washing. Which made me think, there’s an...
After I posted the video for William Kentridge’s take on The Nose, my friend George at Clout Theatre showed me this short film by Andrei Khrzhanovsky, with music by Alfred Schnittke. It’s like Magritte meeting those Letterland videos I watched as a child. Clout have been working on a piece inspired by Daniil Kharms’ short stories, called How A Man Crumbled. ...
A few years ago, I saw an unforgettable exhibition of paintings, drawings and films by South African artist William Kentridge at the Musée de l’Orangerie in Paris. But I hadn’t realised how involved he is in theatre and today I discovered that he studied at the Lecoq School! Enjoy the videos below. I think the scenography and multimedia, for his production of The Magic Flute, in the first...