Open World Theatre is a program dedicated to authenticity, bravery and raw power. Better described as ‘Experiences’ than ‘Theatre’… or perhaps a ‘Theatre of Experience’?
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I seek to still the noise of distraction and have human beings reconnect with their unwavering core.
While we don’t focus on narratives or characters, the skills learned do translate back to more traditional theatre practices.
Some may find it confronting as it is very physical and very free, which opens the door for anything to eventuate, but while willingness to experience anything is encouraged, defining one’s own boundaries and communicating honestly is also part of being true in the moment. One should engage, as one does in life, with a view to take responsibility for self and others to ensure no injury results from any of the activities.
I also encourage participants to aim for positive, pleasurable or flowing experiences as opposed to trying to impinge on the audience or other artists by leaning on shock value and stirring dark emotions, such as fear and anger.
The aim is to witness an artist on stage who is not holding up a guard or trying to be entertaining, but instead has the confidence to be vulnerable and allow the audience to witness them as they have an authentic experience in front of them. This is the wilderness in the eyes of those yet to be domesticated; the boundless possibility. It is dangerous but it is also empowered and a gateway to genius.
The key note is to arrive ready. There are no rules or techniques or things to get right. Just observe and respond. I look forward to witnessing you!
You can reach me through the contact page and express your interest in taking part in this community of searchers, explorers, innovators and play freaks. I will provide the location and answer any questions you have.