A great source of wisdom on playing with the pause, the intangible, the invisible!
Janna Lindstrom and Conor Geogheghan in a recent CTPI workshop
I feel that theatre generally lives far too often in the realm of the materialist and the obvious; either that or it wallows in elitist performance art which says nothing , is riven with cliches and driven by obscure intellectual concepts. ( I watched a supreme example of this in the Tate Modern recently). And before anyone starts to write furiously, I know all performance art is not like that but some of it is.
So what do I mean when I talk about the Invisible? Is this just so much pretension? Definitely not.
Michael Chekhov called it , ‘the Intangible’. It’s like something just beyond reach, and yet ironically the ‘intangible’ is around us all the time.
In these next three blog posts , I am going to touch on what ‘the Invisible’ might mean in rehearsal and performance…
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