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
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
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The RITUAL SONG Lab
with Antero Alli and Sylvi Alli
Nine Thursdays: April 23 - June 18. 8pm-11pm.
Using paratheatre methods and embodied voice techniques we will explore
rhythm and melody through movement, gesture, and group ritual interactions.
Towards a synthesis of sound, song, and motion -- song in motion -- ritual song.
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LAB FEES, ENTRY INTERVIEW
Participation is by invitation and/or interview.
Three or four Labs occur each year. Labs run seven to
nine weeks and meet for one 3-hour night per week.
BASCIS Lab fees for Newbies is $180. for eight weeks.
Lab fees for Vets (with 2 previous BASICS Labs) run
from $120. to $180. depending on Lab duration.
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
SONG LAB with Sylvi Alli
Wednesdays, 7pm - 9pm Eight sessions - April 8th to May 27th, 2015
Learn songs and chants from Eastern Europe and India in this group voice class.
Each session will begin with embodied voice techniques as groundwork for exploring
the songs with creative voice and movement. More details, click above image.
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
related sites -- intermedia performance -- dream research