CHRIS THURMAN: Dance shows how play can be difficult and rewarding
Collaboration between José Dias and Jackï Job creates unique relationship between movement and music
The “travelling player” is a venerable arts tradition: actors taking shows from place to place, always ready to perform with minimal costumes, sets and props for whatever audience they can find.
In times gone by, they have travelled to avoid censorship, plague and rival theatre makers. Nowadays, travelling players are arts entrepreneurs hustling in a precariousness industry, turning necessity into virtue and offering audiences the thrill of a bespoke, one-off, site-specific theatrical event...
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