To Have Mostly Done with the Judgement of God

This is a film of Ozfrank’s theatrical essay that smokes out the text of Antonin Artaud’s radio play: To have done with the judgement of god. Directed by John Nobbs and Jacqui Carroll, this work is a surreal homage to the insane, but often perceptive mind of Artaud, the French madman/genius. Artaud’s eccentric and poetic … Continue reading

The Love of Don Perlimplin

This is Ozfrank’s film of Lorca’s fey and mysterious short play of the same name for a cast of three women and one man. Jacqui Carroll has reshaped the text somewhat and shot the film primarily from the point of view of Perlimplin himself. Perlimplin’s servant Marcolfa, his wife Belisa, and Belisa’s mother all directly … Continue reading

The Active Centre

‘The Active Centre is not just one more book about voice. It is a guidebook for strengthening core relationships and for dealing with the inevitable conflict that is inherent in character development and in the actor’s ability to transform’ (Joan Melton, PhD, ADVS). Performing is not an easy feat. There are many things going on … Continue reading

COSTUMES FOR PERFORMANCE

Back in the late 1960s and early 70s a group of Australian performers from the Soapbox theatrein Melbourne and the New Circus from Adelaide got together to form a new type of circus. They all had traditional circus skills but were also hell-bent on political reform. This was a time of radical community politics. Australia was ripe to … Continue reading

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OFF THE SHELF Huge discounts and bargains until stock last! dance, visual arts, photography, design, fashion, theatre, philosophy, religion, literature, music, cinema and healing arts films. DVD AND VHS SALE from $10 while stocks last! See the full list of films here.