Bangkok Theatre Festival: Day 1

I’m back here in Thailand for the Bangkok Theatre Festival on Tua’s encouragement and invitation. I’m only here for the weekend. I find Tua Pradit Prasartthong again at the Bangkok Arts and Cultural Centre where he is rehearsing for his next show opening next week. The socio-political backdrop is painted with demonstrations against a proposed […]

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The Asian Actor: Observations by Ariane Mnouchkine

What interests me in Asian tradition is the place of the actor as a creator of metaphors. The actor’s art consists in showing passion, in recounting a human being’s insides. Through Asian theatre, I reazlied that the actor’s mission was to open up the human being like a pomegranate – not in order to show […]

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