Performances – Character pieces

  • ARCHIVE
    SOME WORK FROM CIRCA 1995 – 2010

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Character Pieces



Faun.
A self-contained performance based on the ‘exhibition ‘and explanation of a rare beast.
(The second video here, the documentary, explains the creation process and the development of the character, the text and the performance.)

  • Video 1
  • Video 2


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Guardian Angel
A figure 3 metres high with a 3 1/2 metre wingspan, made from cotton rags.


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Medieval Beggar
A performance of physical and vocal comedy based on the dancing grotesques in the paintings of Bosch and Bruegel.


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An Old Baritone.

Performance commissioned by the 1800s Festival in Saludecio.
Based on caricatures by the French illustrator and painter Daumier.
… long hands in fingerless gloves, slippers, embroidered housecoat – pocket watch and chain – champagne bottle in one pocket & sheet music in the other.

A very odd performance:
executing melodramatic arias with full facial and physical expression but with no vocal noise and in slow motion
– to a soundtrack of Edwardian musical boxes.