An Aside to On Stage

RA Schools Public Programme Symposium

Talks

● Fully booked

Thursday 30 June 2016

Booking for the general public opens Thursday 26 May 2016 at 12pm.

Marionettes designed by Franciszka Themerson

Michael Meschke’s production of The Threepenny Opera, 1966.

Image courtesy Michael Meschke. © Themerson Estate

Convened by artist Sarah Jones, this one-day symposium brings together lookers and listeners from art and theatre to consider the noise and voices of objects.

Programme

The Reynolds Room:

11am Registration

11.30am Welcome – Sarah Jones and Eliza Bonham Carter

11.45am Michael Meschke
Transgressing theatre borders with Franciszka Themerson
“How we came together over Alfred Jarry, cooperating enthusiastically in a Stockholm basement. The powers or abilities of the puppet and working with Franciszka on the Threepenny Opera, Mac the Knife of the United States and the puppets almost assassinated!!”

12.30pm Paula Claire
Poems
AMMONITES
PHONE
PHOS PHOR

1pm Break

2pm Anna Makrzanowska
Bio-Screen and Bio-Camera
The transmission of Cricot2 and Tadeusz Kantor’s devising methodologies.

2.30pm Marie de Brugerolle
Guy De Cointet
A tribute.

3.15pm Panel Discussion – Sarah Jones with Michael Meschke, Paula Claire, Marie de Brugerolle and Anna Makrzowska

4pm Processional Performance

Life Room:

4.30pm Paula Claire
Poems
TRICKLES FROM THE TREACLE WELL
READING THE SAVOY
IT’S ABOUT TIME
HANDS UP!

5 – 6pm Drinks Reception

Life Room and Reynolds Room Exhibition commissioned works by Wanda Wieser and Frank Kent. Drawings and objects by Franciszka Themerson. Processional performance directed by Anna Makrzanowska.

Programme subject to variation. Please note this event will be recorded for use by the Royal Academy.

Tickets are £10 / £5 reductions including a drink, and free to graduates of the RA Schools.

● Fully booked

● Cancelled

Thursday 30 June 2016

The Reynolds Room and Life Room, Royal Academy of Arts

£10. Reductions £5.

Booking for the general public opens Thursday 26 May 2016 at 12pm.