Theater Mitu's DRC (Or How I Learned to Act in Seven Steps)

Institute History

  • 2008 Theatre Lab at White Oak


"The piece stems from a physical score built from the 1918 Wiene/Mayer/Janowitz silent film “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari"". The film is the story of a mad man (Dr. Caligari) who tours with a clairvoyant/comatose slave trapped in a cabinet and two young lovers whose lives are changed upon encountering his carnival. The piece will set this story to the words of seven of the most important and passionate thinkers on the subject of acting, including Aristotle, Adolph Appia, Constantine Stanislavski, Bertolt Brecht, Antonin Artaud, Jerzy Grotowski, and Anne Bogart."

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