TIME AFTER TIME / BIRD

Time After Time / Bird

Drew Taylor presents

Time After Time / Bird

Thu 12 May 2011 | 7pm | £5/£4

Basement Brighton/proudExposure and The Arches present a double bill of works-in-progress, Time After Time and Bird, at the Arches, Glasgow on Thurs 12th May.

TIME AFTER TIME //

Time is an inevitable consequence of living. Living is an inevitable result of bodies continuing to function. Bodies continuing to function, will inevitably not. And maybe we’ll be reincarnated as a snail, maybe as a baby, or maybe we’ll just rot, in the ground.

Inspired by Los Torreznos’ 35 Minutos, poet and performance artist Drew Taylor presents a new solo piece on the unavoidable effects of time, the durability of living, and other valuable lessons we can learn from Cyndi Lauper. Time After Time was commissioned as part of the Brighton International Festival. This is a preview performance.

“…a formidable performance poet.  His voice is raw, clever and disturbing…”  The Scotsman

BIRD //

Bird is the story of a wild, feral child who becomes best friends with a fellow in flight. Their relationship is halted by the bird’s abrupt departure south for winter, leaving the girl behind. With only a patch of soil to call her own, the girl is left to her solitude once again…

With minimal use of set, including a patch of soil and a rock, Bird is a technically creative show that incorporates original light and sound design. Each element is carefully choreographed to help sustain the magical qualities of all that is seen and unseen throughout the performance. With no dialogue, Bird is a solo performance with elements of clown and mime that looks at the life of one individual struggling with their emotions and desires for companionship.

Bird is devised and performed by Sita Pieraccini, with directorial support from award-winning theatre practitioner Al Seed (Conflux, The Red Room). It is a work-in-progress presentation.