Alma & Amanda
Alfred ve dvoře resident Fleur Alexander reviews a selection of the theatre's nonverbal productions
The approach they use in regards to their bodies, in contrast to their choice of costume, queries the nature of femininity and the representation of sexual identity.
One woman presents herself in such a way that society would deem attractive; she subscribes to and fulfils this notion.
But then, by contorting her body so that the female form is barely recognizable, one begins to wonder what it was that made one pose more appealing than the other.
The two performers interchange to play all facets of both characters, demonstrating the fluidity and complexity of relationships.
This is part of a trilogy called "twilogy." Knowing this beforehand is useful, as Alma and Amanda -- although thoroughly enjoyable -- doesn't quite stand alone on its own, but perhaps its codependence on other parts is the point.
Video on YouTube
Signal Festival 2016 will light up Prague by
The festival of light art is the biggest cultural event in the country
State Opera productions are now at Karlín by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: Narodni Divadlo)
A long-planned renovation has pushed the program to a new home
Taking Shakespeare to the streets of Prague by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
One of the Bard's most obscure plays will be performed as a walking tour
4+4 Days in Motion will explore another disused building by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
The annual performance and art festival will be centered near Old Town Square
Stanislav Libenský Award entrants on display at DOX by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: DOX - Natsuki Katsukawa, Japan)
Contemporary glass art from over 30 young international artists is showcased
Red Bull Flying Bach blends classical and hip-hop by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
Break dance is performed to Bach is a show seem by 400,000 people worldwide
Všichni svatí (All Saints) by Nová Galerie - Prague.TV
or the legacy of Charles IV's ideas for contemporary art and culture
Free opera at Divoká Šárka by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: wikipedia)
Smetana's Two Widows will play one show at the outdoor theater
5 Unique Museums in the Czech Republic by Olena Kagui - Prague.TV (Foto: kovozoo.cz)
Explore some unique museums the Czech Republic has to offer
Theater festival Divadlo to take place in Plzeň by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
Troupes from the CEE region will show new productions
Have fun. Help. Volunteer overseas - Let us organize your...
Prague.TV users have a 50% discount on Pivovar Lužinys...
Petra Měchurová Hair Salon right in the historical center...
Fresh new Californian influenced Cuisine made in Prague!
Trabant Museum @ STK Motol
Armádní muzeum Žižkov
Národní památník hrdinů heydrichiády
Goout.cz Tickets for Cultural Events in Prague