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The Monkeys, Kings, Ogres, Queens, and Princes of the Ramayana
Offered November 2012 at ACT Theater & 2013 Folk Life Festival at the Seattle Center.
Physical Theater and Character Study Using the Masks and Character Types of the Ramayana. Performing artist Tikka Sears leads students through the dance and movements styles of five major character types of the Ramayana epic. Students will explore movement, masks, character and vocal qualities of each of the principal characters. Focus is on experiential learning of oral traditions, dramatic forms, storytelling, vocabularies, and concepts. Artist brings artifacts, puppets, fabric, and audiovisual material to immerse students in the Indonesian arts traditions, culture, and history that surround these living stories.
Touring Below U.S.
see Below U.S. Project Page. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for specific information about bringing Below U.S. performances and workshops to your venue. Tech rider and media kits available upon request.
Interactive Theater and Pedagogy project and blog:
In collaboration with the University of Washington’s Center for Teaching and Learning, Memory War Theater will be hosting a winter-spring 2013 Interactive Theater and Pedagogy program. This 12 week program will be available to UW faculty, staff, and graduate students. Please download the flyer for more information.
Interactive Theater Community Workshop:
During spring 2013 Memory War Theater will host an interactive theater (Theater of the Oppressed) workshop that will be open to the community. Please check back for updates.
Memory War Theater is in the early stages of developing our newest theater work. Stay tuned for information, opportunities to participate and photos of this new project this winter and spring.