Orpheus and Drought: Double Bill

Cygnet Theatre, Friars Gate, Exeter, EX2 4AZ

Tel: 01392 277189

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Bred In The Bone Theatre Laboratory, present a double bill of new writing exploring the prophetic power of myths in our understanding of the human experience and the search for meaning and identity. Orpheus by Nick Borsack is an adaptation an odyssey into monologue, the poet longing to find his song. DROUGHT is a compositional performance poem adapted to film, written and performed by Kit Radford, untangling cultural myths and psychic trauma on the collective female body through landscape, language and song.

ORPHEUS:
A song that is stuck in his head, the musician's talents fail, forced back into the depths beyond death, struggling with what has left him so bereft. Once more, he must face the trials of gods and men, maybe then, he will see his love again

Orpheus is a collective creation of Bred InThe Bone Theatre Company, showing their specific work in theatre musicality. Written by Nick Borsack, it has been staged by Matthieu Leloup and Amanda Collins.

Performed by Matthieu Leloup and Kit Radford (music).

Orpheus has premiered in Kent (RBC Symposium 2015) and performed at the Dreams Before Dawn Festival in Paris (2015-2019).

DROUGHT:
DROUGHT is a ten year long durational poem. It began as a compositional performance piece. It explores sonic harmony, discordance, hypnosis and narrative to disentangle psychic trauma and its traces through the personal and collective body, through the lens of mythology and its prophetic effects and subsequent manifestations of violence against the female body. This iteration is a conceptual film creating a visual landscape for the composition in collaboration with Matthieu Bellon.

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Orpheus and Drought: Double Bill (2 July 2021)
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