Excerpted from Svetlana Klimenko (2003) Shakespeare, Chekhov and the Emergence of the Transcultured Self in Denmark, Language and Intercultural Communication, 3:2, 151-157, DOI: 10.1080/14708470308668099 ” I use the term transculture as it was put forward by Russian scholar Mikhail Epstein, who introduces it in the following way: The quality and merit of culture is its capacity […]Read more "On Interculturalism and Transculturalism"
Creating Oreste by Ifigenia was an experiment of sorts for me. Almost a month later, after sorting through my own thoughts, stewing in the joys and disappointments, the praise and the putdowns, sit I must to reflect on an experiment that I am not completely confident of. And with candour I proceed. As with all […]Read more "About Orestes by Ifigenia"
The process of staging Mixed began sometime at the end of October 2016. Raemae (Kok) was one of the winners of the Theatreworks 24 Hour Playwriting competition and her play was chosen for the Performance Tour! part of the Writing and Community program by Theatreworks. It culminated in a performance touring the South East District from 23 […]Read more "Mixed (2017), Theatreworks Process Reflection and Archive"
In this relation, the process by which Ōta and his group devised this theatre piece should be explained. Instead of writing a complete script, Ōta decided on the content of the scenes and their sequence and then chose artistic materials appropriate for those scenes to stimulate the imagination of the actors. These source materials were […]Read more "Process: Ota Shogo"
Now Then Again really spoke to my heart when I read it, when I read it. Here was a beautiful (and smart) love story about two human beings challenged with the burden of choice. Yet, in the mysterious world of quantum physics, choice is just one possibility. In quantum physics, there is always an opposite […]Read more "Now Then Again: Director’s Note and Trailer"