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Friday, May 13th, 2016

“To them, to us, to you. to the glorious dead. Cheers.” Final blog post- Jordan Shiel

Final Blog Post Framing statement A drop. A glass. A bottle. “Communion” was a site-specific performance that took place on 4th May 2016 in the “Room Upstairs” at the Lincoln Drill Hall. The piece aimed to connect the audience’s affiliations with drinking and wine to the historical context of the space. Our site was once […]

Monday, April 11th, 2016

“Then fill my glass, fill it high,” (Purcell,1659) Wines sensory impact on performance and rehearsal.

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Throughout the creative process. we have been fascinated by the idea of stimulating the senses. as actors we are strive to constantly stimulate the senses of sight and sound, but through the world of performance art we have been introduced to performance that tackles the more complex senses such as smell, touch and even taste. […]

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Reckless Sleepers: the sucess of failure

in the process of creating our piece of site specific performance. I conducted some research into the performance are company “the reckless sleepers”; the group have inspired my work before, in fact there piece “the last supper” was very much the muse for a piece called “supper for sinners” that I devised in my first […]

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Performance and space; a response to “Teaching performance studies: 25 instructions for performance in cities” by Carl Lavery

As performers we all have a subconscious relationship with theater and the stage. without even knowing we transform ourselves into characters, adopting a new form of presence and speech completely different to that of our everyday lives. Site specific performance aims to change our perspective of what we define performance space as. In his article […]