Suitcase Project – ‘Hamlet’

  • The Brief for this project: to explore alternative forms of performance practices, environments and approaches to text and audience, by dissecting disassembling and reassembling the characters.
  • An introduction to: exploring the relationship between space, objects, performer and audience. Working creatively with lighting and projection design. Devising work in a group situation. Approaches to making performance and installation. Object Theatre.

The starting point for this project was a character from Hamlet and an empty suitcase. As well as an introduction to different ways of projecting.

Very early on we explored using an over head projector, which we developed into the tell of our character’s story:

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Playing with an Over Head Projector

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