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based loosely on an interpretation of the painting by Kevin Sinnott called "Running Away with the Hairdresser". The performance was based on the idea of running towards, and reaching,

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Earthfall Drama Essay During the week spent in the Earthfall residency, we produced a performance based loosely on an interpretation of the painting by Kevin Sinnott called "Running Away with the Hairdresser". The performance was based on the idea of running towards, and reaching, your dreams and ideas for a perfect life. Kevin Sinnott's work is largely based on emotions and human relationships; he deals with personal experiences and expresses them through his artwork. Each of his paintings has an individual theme which enables viewers of his piece to come up with their own understanding of how it relates to their personal emotions. ...read more.

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Thus proving, like DV8, the idea that there is no official meaning of the performance. The use of physical movement and gestures also reflected more meaning on the audience, and not only that, allowed them the ability to experience others personal outlooks on their reasons behind running away and what they would like to achieve from doing so. The ideas also inspired the dream sequence within are performance, as like DV8, this piece of theatre was formed on radical and eccentric personal ideas. However it was worked within our routine so that it fitted comfortably in with the themes and morals. Earthfall's work is concerned with seeking a personal honesty, passion and economy in physical performance to produce quality work of depth, ...read more.

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Overall through all these techniques, Earthfall created a performance just by pulling together ideas and personal experiences. The techniques have originated not just from Earthfall as I have explained. This alone helps Earthfall to be such a knowledgeable theatre company. It has taught me that there is a lot I need to learn about drama and there will always be aspects of drama that I may not be happy with. It taught me a lot about the different ways I could portray a particular emotion or set of emotions. Also how dance can be interpreted to mean different things and a single gesture or motif can mean a lot more than words or lines from a play. By Bethan Hunt 704 words ...read more.

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