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I stumbled across the brilliant theatre group of sorts, Improv Everywhere, the other day and was pretty amazed – founded in 2001 in New York, they’ve been staging undercover performances in public for a decade now, ranging from spontaneous musicals in supermarkets to gathering thousands of people to do weird things according to instructions given [...]


The British experimental theatre company COMPLICITE was founded in 1983 by Simon McBurney, Annabel Arden, and Marcello Magni. The company’s work – usually created jointly by the performers and directors – combines realistic and stylized acting with narrative text, movement, music, and visual art. Their early shows were regarded as quite anarchic and 27 years [...]


The other day I was sitting opposite the legendary Volksbühne theatre with a British friend who seemed a little puzzled by the building, asking where the entrance was – if you know the monumental façade of the theatre, a slightly absurd question. ‘Right behind the columns,’ I answered, but I had to admit there was [...]


DORKYPARK’s newest production Oedipus Rex will premiere in Dresden this Thursday, November 19. Igor Strawinsky’s “opera-oratorio after Sophocles” is mise-en-scène at Festspielhaus Hellerau by Argentinean choreographer Constanza Macras, the set is designed by Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota. The productions by DORKYPARK are hard to describe with words: expect opera singers, dancers, a choir, a full [...]