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Umbrellas and roots

It’s the tenth of October and time is running fast. I’ll be home in the Netherlands for five days next weekend and my time is being swallowed up by jobs and my musical group. 577 more words


Ordinary Effects#1

Still Life

This piece of writing from Stewart’s book is her perception of life. It reaches out to a whole range of audiences as everyone is able to relate to the ups and downs in life. 299 more words

Brief #1 - Liveness

The way consumers interpret live performance has changed in recent times. Before mass media, live performance was the primary form of escapism and entertainment for consumers, who were happy to leave their comes and go to the theatre. 370 more words

Third Year

Liveness and Documentation: Theory

‘Live is premised on the absence of recording and the defining fact of the recorded is the absence of the live’ (S. Wurtzler, 1992:89)

“Theatre companies are forever seeking to extend their audience reach and profile, but how do they turn this vicious cycle into a virtuous one? 73 more words

Performance Theory, Philosophy & History

How is verbatim theatre like a live rock concert?

In his book Liveness, Philip Auslander cites Lawrence Grossberg who writes:

the importance of live performance lies precisely in the fact that it is only here that one can see the actual production of the sound, and the emotional work carried in the voice.

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