the writings and life of August Strindberg
as a starting point, this production
conforms with the writer’s rigorous
examination into obsessions, beliefs, and relationships. His varied fields
of interest led us to chemistry texts, magic-trick instructions, Darwinism,
and the Wild West. The resulting language and choreographed psycho-physical
movement score implicate the performers in a shared state of compulsion. It
simulates a reconnection of the mind/body experience, and in that, a formal
yet abstract communication with others.
Strange Beliefs was produced in association with the Sacred Fools Theater and premiered on their stage.
Director/choreographer: Tina Kronis
Text/designer: Richard Alger
Featuring:: Aldrich Allen, Shirley Anderson, Melina Bielefelt, Tom Chalmers, Jake Eberle, Aaron Francis, Crystal Keith, Corey Klemow, Majken Larsson, Julie A. Lockhart, Peter Mattsson, David LM Mcintyre, Michelle Philippe, Pogo Saito, Kim Weild, John Wuchte, with understudy Eden Young.
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