Image: Keiran Naugler, Trevor O’Rourke, Susanna Uchatius and James Coomber in PR 17

Sprechgesang – Theatre’s Forgotten Instrument

Pure Research 17 – Susanna Uchatius and James Coomber

Research focus

To better understand the voice as a whole entity, to assist the player and the voice in becoming one, to establish possible navigational coordinates needed to make this ‘becoming one’ possible, and to support the voice in developing performance and communicative elements that perhaps have not been discovered or fully utilized.

Collaborators and credits

Trevor O’Rourke and Keiran Naugler, with Nightswimming’s Brian Quirt, Rupal Shah & dramaturgy intern Leora Morris, and SFU’s DD Kugler.

June 10-12, 2011 at the Woodward Centre, Contemporary Arts, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver.