'Midsummer Night's Dream - dissected' (work in progress)
'Spaniel' from Karola Lüttringhaus on Vimeo.
Recent premiere of work in progress August 23rd,2014
Directing/scene design/choreography/script/film/video/sound design/costume design/performance by Karola Lüttringhaus
An outdoor dance/theatre performance work for 9+ live and 3+ virtual performers.
About the piece:
Based on Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Nights Dream', 'Hippolyta's Dissappearance' is a work of interdisciplinary dance theatre for a cast of real life women and virtual/video-projected men, investigating the psychology of gender identity and separation, patriarchy, marriage, humiliation, the vicissitude and inconstancy of love, and the purpose of theatre in society.
Note: (mature audiences)
'...With Good Will' – what to expect from theatre - actress
'The Daughter' – my body's keeper - Hermia, her father Egeus
'All her Joy' – lies? - Actress
'Ill Met by Moonlight' – we are equals - Titania
'Wonder on' – seeking truth - actress
'Spaniel' – the perfect woman/wash away your dignity - Helena
'There Are Things That Will Not Please...' - proper - actress
'The Problem With Myth' – lost identity - Hippolyta
'Graves Gaping Wide' – things worth burying - actress
'True Love' – what? - Hermia, Lysander
'The Herd' – devolution - the herd of women
'Give Me Your Hands' - it's your choice - actress/the cast
Interview with WHQR