Event Ellida
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DescriptionTour: 23.08.2006 - Hajdpark - Teatr Wytwórni, Warszawa (PL). 23.09.2006 - International Festival of Monodrama, Kiev (UA). 11.11.2006 - International Festival of Monodrama - Die Pumpe, Kiel (DE). 17.11.2006 - Festival of Monodrama - Wrostja, Wroclaw (PL).
VenueHajdpark, Teatr Wytwórni, Warsaw, Poland
First Date23rd August 2006
Opening Night18th December 2005
StatusProfessional
Primary GenreTheatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre
Organisations
Contributors
SORT_NameNameFunctionCharacterNotes
Juszkiewicz , JolantaJolanta JuszkiewiczActorSolo performance
Juszkiewicz , JolantaJolanta JuszkiewiczAdaptation
Gaul, KateKate GaulAssistant Director
Gaul, KateKate GaulCostume Designer
Gaul, KateKate GaulDirector
Panozzo, AlessandraAlessandra PanozzoMask MakerHair Dressing
Ibsen, Henrik, Henrik IbsenPlaywright
Gaul, KateKate GaulSound Designer
Events in same tour
SORT_EONameNameDatoNotesEventID
EllidaEllida2006-09-2391031
EllidaEllida2006-11-1191032
EllidaEllida2006-11-1791033
Works
Production NationalityAustralia
Performance languageEnglish
Further InformationThe theatre´s description of the production: An innovative and unique concept of classic text "The Lady from the Sea" fused with some dialect folk tales of Baltic Sea coast finally to be adapted into one voice visualized by the movement. The moving image of half human half ephemeral female body forming a serial of poses imitating a path of marble statues from which the voice comes out. The mermaid from the folk tale asks for freedom - not getting it she is forced to stay on the earth to die. Ellida is imprisoned on the Earth and haunted by an apparition of her past - a mysterious man who could be her other self, linking her to The Sea - the environment of her origin. She is like the mermaid calling for freedom and facing death if does not receive it. Surprisingly she gets what she yearns for. The freedom is given to her from deep affection. In return she decides to stay on the earth recognizing the human sense of life, which is the phenomenon of love. Solo Etude - Ellida brings the audience to the acceptance of our human condition with its limitations; reflects rare moments of bliss, mystery but also of tranquility. The simplicity of the idea cuts the distance between the audience and protagonists creating the sensation of complicity. The emotional view of the universe is the foundation of Kropka Theatre. Each of the stark, simple works is an integral unit of a creative process, which explores the possibility of a theatre where the physical and textual elements have equal importance; and where the lived, emotional world of performer and audience, and the formal, abstract beauty of the piece are in perfect balance.
Event Identifier91030