Image: Michael Mori, Teiya Kasahara & Derek Kwan in PR 21

The Unfettered Singer

Pure Research 21 – Derek Kwan

Research focus

To explore the physical limitations of classical singing and test ways to integrate extreme physical movement into opera. What are the physical limitations of operatic singing and are there boundaries that haven’t been tested yet?

Collaborators and credits

Teiya Kasahara and Michael Mori, with Nightswimming’s Brian Quirt, Rupal Shah and dramaturgy intern Rachel Steinberg.

October 15-19, 2012 at the Glen Morris Studio, University of Toronto Centre for the Study of Drama.