on the total offering of self
"In this non-performance oriented medium, the external pressure to
perform is released and replaced by the self-created pressures of
increasing the force of our commitment to the particular source,
task, or action at hand towards the total offering of self."
- Antero Alli
Eight Thursdays: Sept. 18 - Nov. 6, 2014. 8pm-11pm.
The BASICS Lab initiates newbies to the fundamental movement,
vocal, meditative, and ritual methods of this paratheatre medium.
Entry by interview and/or invitation (all newbies must interview first).
Click above image for details. Facilitated by Antero Alli
The CHARACTERS Lab
Nine Thursdays: Dec. 4, 2014 - Jan. 30, 2015. 8pm-11pm.
The CHARACTERS Lab uses paratheatre methods to develop physical
characterizations with innate movement signatures, dominant conditions,
vocalizations, and masks. Vets only. Click above image for details.
Facilitated & directed by Antero Alli
Spring 2015 BASICS Lab
Eight Thursdays: Feb. 19 - April 9, 2015. 8pm-11pm.
The BASICS Lab explores the fundamental movement, vocal,
meditative, and ritual methods of this paratheatre medium.
Entry by interview and/or invitation. Facilitated by Antero Alli
More details posted by December 1st, 2014.
LAB GUIDELINES, FEES, ENTRY INTERVIEW
Participation is by invitation and/or interview.
Three or four Labs occur each year. Labs run seven to
twelve weeks and meet for one or two 3-hour nights per
week. Lab fees for Newbies is $190. for seven weeks, one
night each week. Lab fees for Vets (prerequisite: 2 previous
BASICS Labs) are $120. to $220. depending on Lab duration.
On rare occasions, one & two day workshops are offered.
The Entry Interview Process
For Those Interested in Participating
introductory reading material
ORIENTATION and THE PHYSICAL WARM-UP CYCLE
suggested reading for those wishing participation
questions and answers about paratheatre
Video Clips, Public Event History, Past Lab Reports
"Orphans of Delirium"
Clips from Paratheatre Video Documents
circa 1991, 1999, 2004, 2012
Public Performance and Event History
since 1990; the SF Bay area & beyond
Past Lab Themes and Ritual Journal Entries
by Antero and others
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