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Live From Any-Space-Whatever

What constitutes theatre? How is ‘expression’ understood and acted upon in a limited arena? How can poetic speech attract and sustain someone’s attention? Once we are connected will we have anything to say?

Graphical chat rooms represent anticipatory spaces ripe for dramatic play. Everyone is simultaneously static (seated in front of their terminals) and in motion (on screen), silent, yet speaking, alone, yet crowded into a small space. Those of us challenged with breaking down the barriers between audience and actor find immediate interest in the arrangement of participants sharing the same arena, already masked and performing a version of themselves