Sketches about Ophelia to Katowice

Welcome to solo “Sketches about Ophelia”. The performance will take place on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 7 pm in Katowice.

Reservation is required. Details and reservations at the email address:
The show is intended for adult viewers only. The number of places is limited.

“Sketches about Ophelia” is a chamber indoor solo project, acting by Monika Wachowicz and directed by Marcin Herich. The spectacle joins the poetic of theatre of body, gestures and emotions.
The spectacle is an intimate visual theatrical seance, in which the main role is played by the sound, movement and intensive stage presence of an actress. In the performance – which was created mainly by method of “writing on the stage” – the artists explore the naivety and innocence in confrontation with the realities of existence, sexuality and death context. The performance is not only adaptation of famoust plot of Hamlet’s beloved from Shakespeare’s drama. Myth of “Ophelia” is a clue and path for independent stage narration.

script, stage moving and direction: Marcin Herich
script co-operation, stage moving and acting: Monika Wachowicz
music: fragments of works by Pablo’s Eye, Ophelia’s Dream and Elliott Goldenthal
fragments of “Hamlet” by W. Shakespeare, short poem “Ophelia” by M. Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska and verbal improvisatio
first night performance:
Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland, Ogólnopolski Festiwal Teatrów Niezależnych OFTeN, 2010
duration of the performance: 45 minutes

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