ROMEO & JULIET
The Chicken Project
Performed at Brush up your Shakespeare festival at Regina theatre, Uppsala, Dec 4, 2007
Romeo and Juliet in a chicken house… in a world full of conflicts, love can still bloom and show us a way for a possible peaceful world.
The performance is part of The Chicken Project – a piece in chaos. Chicken ballet is mixed with chicken actions and music. The text is freely based on the original story by Shakespeare.
Idea, choreography, direction and text: SU-EN
Storyteller and song: Annika Eliasson Frick
Lute: Jan Johansson
Chicken keepers: Eva Björkman and SU-EN
Chicken participants: From SU-EN Butoh Company: Caroline Lundblad, Anna Bralkowska (Poland), Lina Palmgren, Frida Larsson, Iryna Anufryieva (Belarus) – Workshop participants: Varunée Lundström, Marie Gavois, Tora Balslev Jespersen (Danmark), Simona Orinska (Latvia), Celine Smith (France / UK)
Music: Parts from Sergei Prokofievs ballet Romeo and Juliet, lute songs by John Dowland
Construction of Chicken house: Silvio Trevizan
Sound and light: Erik Nordenstrand
Costume and hair: SU-EN and the group
Hats: Viola Germain
Duration: 48 min
Representatives from Animal Right Group participated and gave
The Chicken Project is a long term project including performances, actions and films to investigate the relation between human beings and animals. Se other Chicken events on our web!
Thanks to: Studiefrämjandet, ULB Uppsala, Riksteatern i Uppsala Län, Statens Kulturråd, Kulturnämnden Uppsala kommun and Reginateatern
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