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Pilcrow

Sponsored by Nedbank and the Arts and Culture Trust

 

Pilcrow was the first endeavour in building 'Liquid Fusion Community'. Seven Wits University Drama students were involved in the performance, design and production elements of the piece, with three young theatre professionals making up the rest of the company. They were guided under the direction of a highly experienced theatre professional, Mwenya Kabwe. A space was created where sharing between students, young professionals and a seasoned professional could collaborate, learning from each other through the open sharing of knowledge and skills. This type of project is the basis of Liquid Fusion Community. To find out more, find the Liquid Fusion Community group on Facebook.

 

The show is about a writer who has lost his wife, and as a result, his words too. He struggles to come to grips with the realities of human expression and our fundamental deficiencies in the face of despair. Pilcrow is a dance play that explores the boundaries between spoken language and movement. Where words fail, what is left to say?

 

"Thought-provoking and moving." - CUE

 

Venues:

National Arts Festival, Grahamstown - July 2015

 

Writer:

Daniel Geddes

 

Director:

Mwenya Kabwe

 

Assistant Directors:

Daniel Geddes and Mark Tatham

 

Cast:

Mark Tatham

Candice Modiselle

Daniel Geddes

Sthe Khali

Sanelisiwe Yekani

Megan Gottscho

 

Original Music Score:

Daniel Geddes & Mark Tatham

 

Stage Manager:

Feeya Asmal

 

Designer:

Andrea van der Kuil

 

Crew:

Devon Welmers

Joe Young

 

 

Rehearsal Videos:

- Mark Tatham

- Sanelisiwe Yekani

- Megan Gottscho

- Daniel Geddes

- Sthe Khali

- Candice Modiselle

 

Reviews:

- ACT Website

- Northcliff Melville Times

- CUE Newspaper

 

 

 

 

 

 

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