Physical theatre

Physical theatre From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Physical theatre is used to describe any mode of performance that pursues storytelling or drama through primarily and secondarily physical and mental means. There are several quite distinct but indistinct traditions of performance which all describe themselves using the term "physical theatre", which has led to a lot of confusion as to what the definition of physical theatre actually is. The means of expression, seem to be primarily physical rather than textual, often with emphasis on musical elements.

Physical theatre

Here are the top four shows that will leave your jaw dropping. This is a sensitive, emotional and humorous piece that uses the rawness of their own bodies and the connection between each other to capture the audience.

Physical theatre

Expect stunning choreography using silks, trapeze and some mind-boggling moments using eggs, a nail and a hammer! The play is told using flaming cocktails, burning boxing rings, breakdancing, Lindy Hop, Charleston and big-band music.

Watch performers fall from above you and see them soar across the big top using a multitude of circus apparatus.


The show is sound tracked by a live band while a world class cast reinvents circus performance, featuring original sets and storylines. With sequined and glittering outfits and mind bending physical theatre all set in the Spiegeltent, this will be a night that will have you thanking the Brighton Fringe for bringing such an extraordinary show to Brighton.

The Wau Wau Sisters will be bringing their unique style of burlesque, Emma Serjeant of Casus will be making a guest appearance until the 18th, be in awe of Scott the Bunny and an array of magic, cabaret and circus acts that will be grabbing your attention."It is a rare treat to be awed, amused, provoked and.

moved in the course of a single performance." - NY Theatre Guide. The international program aims at performance and movement practitioners from all over the world interested in physical theatre and directing. This international intensive will give you a great breakthrough in performance making, choreography and movement directing!

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Watch video · This is "DV8 Physical Theatre - The Cost of Living []" by jorge caballero on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Punchdrunk’s latest production The Drowned Man is the future of heartoftexashop.commed in a transformed sorting office next to Paddington Station, the show transports you to the magical and seedy world of a ’s film studio, in which several narratives unfold before your eyes.

Enda Walsh’s Ballyturk is a play of lyrical intensity and physical comedy, in which the lives of two men unravel over the course of ninety was first performed at the Black Box Theatre, Galway, as part of the Galway International Arts Festival on 14 July in a production by Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival.

Then you realise that theatre is a more personal experience. (Stephen Atkins, Dante’s Inferno Director) After viewing Zen Zen Zo’s physical theatre reincarnation of the philosophical poem, Inferno by Dante Alighieri, it was clear that the combinations of various dramatic languages ultimately enhanced both the mood and symbolism of this live performance.