New — Africa Pages

July 27, 2009

from ethio.vtheatre.net/africa :

CHORUS

Stages of Drama : start with ethnicity

* When they [actors-characters] discover their African Identity? How?

* Ethiopian identity?

* Human — universal

“I am Who I am”? — American Chorus Line [Broadway] uniformity, not unity : final number.

west of africa

west of africa

Without getting over the “social” formas one cannot get to oneself … and to our hearts.

* Selves

… “Africa Chorus Line”? [overcoming personal limitation, getting to the core = being an artist, actor]

“Afro-centric” and “anti-western” and “proud Ethiopian” and nationalistic and … 3 girls, 3 boys (cast) scenes