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BRUX/Freies Theater Innsbruck, Church of Performance in Residence

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Workshop: You are elsewhere with your eyes
A project by Dagmar Schwitzgebel
"Church of Performance" presents their latest workshop program: An introduction to devise ritualistic performances for performers and non-performers who want to develop new skills and gain deeper understandings of the creative process. This project addresses whether global, social, and/or cultural crises are being ignored by moral demarcation, and what it means to look closely. Over the course of a workshop session, the biblical story of Lot in the Old Testament will be explored together with the participants, and the results publicly performed. Lot had to flee when "the Lord rained burning sulfur on Sodom and Gomorrah" because there were supposedly no "righteous people" there. Lot's wife looked back and turned into a column of salt. We will examine how the denial of war and terrorism is viewed as a &qu…

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