NOTE: all Workshops and Performances suspended until further notice.





 

~ DOCUMENTATION ~
THE WORKBOOKS (2), THE DIRECTORS, VIDEOS, PARTICIPANT STORIES,
DIRECTOR
INTERVIEWS, ARTICLES, PARATHEATRE MANIFESTO





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



WORKBOOK #1
"TOWARDS AN ARCHEOLOGY OF THE SOUL"
by Antero Alli & Friends (2003)

WORKBOOK #2
"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

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




"Escape from Chapel Perilous" (Dec. 2018 performance; Portland OR; click image)
Featuring the poetry of Sylvia Plath


PARTICIPANT STORIES
Reports from those who have done this work

DIRECTOR INTERVIEWS
On various facets of this process

ARTICLES & ESSAYS
On Paratheatre and related topics

PARATHEATRE MANIFESTO
"Undoing The World" by Antero Alli



~ THE WORK PROCESS ~
FOUR STAGES OF WORK (Video), THE ASOCIAL CLIMATE, NO-FORM,
TRIGGER METHODS, THE 5 INTENTIONS, RITUAL FACILITATOR,
THE MUSES DIALOGUE, and 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)
click image for info
Choreography created from movements recalled from nocturnal dreams


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
Click this for video document & production details


 


~ 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



VERTICAL POOL, CONTACTS, LINKS, SITE MAP





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VERTICAL POOL PRODUCTIONS
Films, Books, and Music by Antero and Sylvi

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