The trilogy

Pinchbeck, Michael (2016) The trilogy. [Performance]

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Abstract

From 2010-2014, Michael Pinchbeck created three devised performances inspired by the work of William Shakespeare. The Beginning, an interpretation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Middle, a reconstruction of Hamlet, and The End triggered by a stage direction from The Winter’s Tale, are shown together as The Trilogy. Fusing an experimental approach to Shakespeare’s text with the company’s personal stories about their first or last times onstage, The Trilogy asks the audience to enter a world where a performance can be a rehearsal, text can be both script and set and they are always aware of where the fire exits are. Supported by Arts Council England through the National Lottery, Nottingham Playhouse,
Brighton Dome, Lakeside Arts Centre (Nottingham), Leeds Met Studio Theatre, The Junction (Cambridge), Lincoln Performing Arts Centre and Loughborough University.

Keywords:Narrative, Devising, Dramaturgy, Shakespeare, Drama, Theatre, Deconstruction, Intertextuality, post-dramatic theatre, Non-linearity
Subjects:W Creative Arts and Design > W440 Theatre studies
W Creative Arts and Design > W400 Drama
Divisions:College of Arts > School of Fine & Performing Arts > School of Fine & Performing Arts (Performing Arts)
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ID Code:24351
Deposited On:05 Oct 2016 13:58

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