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Impuls muzyczny w aktorstwie cielesno-performatywnym
Musical impulse in corporeal-performative acting

Author(s): Artur Duda
Subject(s): Theatre, Dance, Performing Arts, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Music, Sociology of Art
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Summary/Abstract: This article is devoted to the newest convention of role playing in the postdramatic theatre (das performancenahe Theater, performative theatre or theatre of reality) called corporeal-performative acting. This corporeal-perfomative acting is presented here as a kind of aesthetic objection or re-creating of traditional realistic acting, which normally subjects to the rules of representation, psychological probability and draws its patterns from everyday life. On the contrary, in the corporeal-performative acting are in force completely different rules of exposing corporeality and performativity by using conventions of multiple spectacle types: opera, operetta, musical, different rock music styles, circus, burlesque, cinema genres, television formats, etc. The author of Musical impulse in corporeal-performative acting is focused first of all on musical impact in modern Polish and European theatre, which creates different types of corporeal-performative acting by using different musical elements: introducing rock groups, instrumental or vocal solos into the theatre performance structure, recreating acting styles by constructing sensual impact on actor’s motoric and energetic body (according to well-known Erika Fischer-Lichte’s terms). The article shows possibly widest panorama of artistic attempts of using musical impulse to create new forms of acting – from Polish masters of postwar period (Tadeusz Kantor, Jerzy Grotowski) to the newest theatre after 1989 (Piotr Cieplak, Paweł Wodziński, Maja Kleczewska, Jan Klata), not forgetting some absolutely original concepts of acting in German and Lithuanian theatre (Frank Castorf and Eimuntas Nekrošius.

  • Page Range: 211-232
  • Page Count: 22
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: Polish