NOTE: all Workshops and Performances suspended until further notice.





 

~ DOCUMENTATION ~
PARATHEATRE BEYOND GROTOWSKI, THE WORKBOOK, THE DIRECTORS,
VIDEO DOCUMENTS,
TESTIMONIALS, DIRECTOR
INTERVIEWS, ARTICLES





Featuring the poetry of Charles Bukowski
Click this for "Bardoville" production details



PARATHEATRE BEYOND GROTOWSKI
On the term "Paratheatre" and it's offshoots

PARATHEATRICAL RESEARCH WORKBOOK
"STATE OF EMERGENCE" by Antero Alli (2020)
Experiments in Group Ritual Dynamics

THE DIRECTORS
Sylvi Alli, Music director & Vocal training
Antero Alli, Artistic director & Paratheatrical training




"Escape from Chapel Perilous" (Dec. 2018 film & performance; Portland OR)
Featuring the poetry of Sylvi Plath


VIDEO DOCUMENTS
Performance & Non-performance modes (since 1991)

TESTIMONIALS
Participant stories

INTERVIEWS
With Antero and Sylvi on Paratheatre

ARTICLES & ESSAYS
On Paratheatre and related topics




~ THE WORK PROCESS ~
FOUR STAGES OF WORK (Video), THE ASOCIAL CLIMATE, NO-FORM,
TRIGGER METHODS, THE 5 INTENTIONS,THE RITUAL FACILITATOR,
EMBODIED VOICE, THE MUSES DIALOGUE, THE DREAMING RITUAL




FOUR STAGES OF WORK (2020; 10 min.)
A group demonstrates what typically occurs in the
first hour of a 3-hour session: 1) The physical warm-up
2) Non-directional jogging 3) No-Form practice
and 4) Conscious projection/Sourcing.



THE ASOCIAL CLIMATE
The social bypass of paratheatrical process

NO-FORM: THE CRUX OF THIS MEDIUM
Inner and outer adjustments; source work

TRIGGER METHODS
The ritual technology within this medium

THE 5 INTENTIONS
On advancement in this work



"Dreaming Rituals" Lab/Video (March 2012; Berkeley CA)
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Choreography created from movements recalled from nocturnal dreams


THE EMBODIED VOICE

Vocal methods in paratheatre

THE RITUAL FACILITATOR
On Set, Setting, and Guidelines for Group Work

NOTES ON THE MUSES DIALOGUE
Pearls and Perils of Courting the Muses
(includes "Courting the Muses" video)

THE DREAMING RITUAL
Choreography of movements recalled from dreams
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~ OUR HISTORY ~
HOW THIS MEDIUM CAME ABOUT, THEMES FROM PAST LABS,
LIST OF PREVIOUS PARTICIPANTS, PRODUCTION HISTORY





"A Turbulence of Muses" (Dec. 2016 performance; Portland OR) click image
Featuring the poetry of Arthur Rimbaud


THE HISTORY OF THIS PARATHEATRE MEDIUM
Where, How and When; 1977 genesis to present day

PARTIAL LIST OF PAST PARTICIPANTS
since 1977

PAST RITUAL LAB THEMES
1996 - 2019; with journal entires

PRODUCTION HISTORY
Seattle, Portland, SF/Berkeley



PARATHEATRE MANIFESTO, LINKS PAGE, CONTACT, SITE MAP






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