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HUMANITY REENACTED

It critically questions a global unfolding of uprooted identification with tradition and ritual and how this shapes today’s people and the individual. This recently written and highly topical piece by Existence Theatre is a philosophical examination about culture and humanity. It depicts how the phenomenon of war uses fear evokingmore

EXISTENCE THEATRE LABORATORY

EXISTENCE THEATRE LABORATORY operates on the intersection of visual, physical and performative art. Creating from such a place provides us with the chance to reach new people and hear their voices, while keeping an open mind for what may evolve. Our work investigates urgent, contemporary themes and stands for gendermore

DEPARTING MINDS

 AUFBRUCHSGEISTER (DEPARTING MINDS) – experimental performance | Sound | Movement | Dramatic Enactment Performances: Friday, 14. Jan | Saturday, 15. Jan | Friday,  21. Jan | Saturday, 22. Jan – 8:30pm Venue: Old Customs House, 8 Phillimore St, Fremantle, WA, 6160   | Bar and doors open from 7:30pm | duration: approx. 60 minmore

Z6QCQ6 Code of Rituals

a story about rituals and connectedness – written, directed, video and sound by bello benischauer ABOUT THE PIECE: The king has died. The law demands that Troja the queen needs to be sacrificed to the gods. Movement, dance, dramatic enactment, video and sound, poignant and engaging. A timeley reflection on how peoplemore

# 01 PROGRESSION

CONSTRUCTIONS OF THE WESTERN WORLD DEPOSITED BY CAPITALISM We are humans holding point in space and time to create and communicate through the language of sound. To give form to the formless and voice to the voiceless in a dialogue and dance of intersecting rhythm and tone. Following the impulsesmore

THE WITCH AND THE GOAT

a postmodern fairytale about destiny – written, directed, video and sound by bello benischauer ABOUT THE PIECE Harness your imagination! Fear meets truth, and social isolation confronts you with the darker side of mythical creatures. Don’t be fooled by what you see, as something else lurks behind you already. And whatmore

LONELY MARS

Power | Guilt | Sacrifice | Isolation | Preserve Humankind: Are YOU a chosen one? This video gives insight into LONELY MARS, a strongly physical and emotionally energetic performance that engaged with audiences on various levels. While reconnecting to images of mothers of heroes and fallen troops, collective emotions andmore

STORMWATER

Label. Stigma. Separation. Family Secrets. Hurt: The past cannot be denied. This video gives insight into STORMWATER, a contemporary play about gender equality, diversity and cultural tolerance. Two people in love, brother and sister, face the accusation of incest within their own family. A whole new world of societal boundariesmore

FIRST THINGS FIRST

Fears and anxieties are according to research and media reports on the increase in our society, and the discussion of “where does emotional/verbal/physical abuse really start” reaches new hights. It leaves us with a lot of questions of how to actually deal with other people sensibly enough. The piece exploresmore

TRESPASSING

Based on four different female characters, who speak in their text lines about the complexity of gender linked to identity, social interaction, power and oppression; about the interaction of gender with other things like race, class, culture, religion, sexuality and consumerism. In monologues, as separated beings, they give insight intomore

DIFFERENT WORLD NEW MUSIC

 SEQUENCES: beyond our intellectual understanding – poems from old projects get recycled and transformed to create meaning in new context. The poems serve as loud explorations of text through singing and spoken voice, screams, soft whispers and other vocal sounds that add to the interpretation of what needs tomore

THREE SECRETS

Returning to WA after successful productions overseas the EXISTENCE THEATRE (AUS/AT) invites you to immerse yourself in emotionally guided situations that comment on the many secrets that we hold on to. In this not to be missed performance boundaries between performers and audience collapse. Three characters touch on issues concerningmore

HOTEL GUTMANN

  The genre of the hotel occurs in many theatre plays, novels and films. With the Existence Theatre we approach this topic performatively and interact with our audience by trying to reach different levels of perception. We simulate situations in a hotel, a location, where we meet other individuals/strangers andmore

FASSADE

Performative play in five scenes for seven performers: autumn in 2242. Everything that exists is already history and there are visions of a morning, which is somehow already there, individually but differently, because everyone has his own ideas about tomorrow. Transcultural entity connects the many worlds of view and life stylesmore

DOMESTIC ROOM

  household space, also relating to one’s own or a particular country apart from other countries, indigenous to or produced or made within one’s own country; not foreign; native, no longer wild; also as a pattern of behaviour, which involves violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic settingmore

ABOUT SOUND COMPOSITIONS

Bello’s sound compositions form a crucial part of the Existence Theatre productions, with which he leads the performances live on stage in relation to the performers’ actions. He composes sound files from recorded sounds in natural habitats, urban noises, voices, … and transforms them using various electronic instruments. He takesmore

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