The Interconnectedness of All Living Things


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 8 PM - 9 PM

Rs 200/-

The Interconnectedness of All Living Things.
We share more than you might think….

ಎಲ್ಲ ಒಳಾಂತರ-ಸಂಪರ್ಕತೆಯ ಪರಸ್ಪರ ಸಂಬಂಧ.
ನಿಮ್ಮ ಅನಿಸಿಕೆಗಿಂತ ಹೆಚ್ಚಿನದನ್ನು ನಾವು ಹಂಚಿಕೊಳ್ಳುತ್ತೇವೆ….


ದಿನಾಂಕ: ಡಿಸೆಂಬರ್ 11 ಮತ್ತು 12
ಸಮಯ: ಸಂಜೆ 8 ರಿಂದ 9 ಗಂಟೆಗೆ
ಶುಲ್ಕ: ರೂ .3,500
ವಯಸ್ಸಿನ ಮಿತಿ: +12

Created and Directed by John Britton & Manjari Kaul, in collaboration with the cast.
ರಚನೆ ಮತ್ತು ನಿರ್ದೇಶನ ಜಾನ್ ಬ್ರಿಟನ್ ಮತ್ತು ಮಂಜರಿ ಕೌಲ್ ಮತ್ತು ತಂಡದ ಸಹಭಾಗಿತ್ವದಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನ.


Ancient stories, legends and myths tell of humans transforming into other animals, or other animals becoming partly or wholly human. The boundaries between ‘us’ and ‘them’ were much more porous back then than they seem to be nowadays. Or so we think.

Perhaps the old stories were right – perhaps there is an unbreakable interconnection between all living things. Perhaps being human is not so very different to being anything else.

Modern genetics tells us how much all living things share – 98.8% of human DNA is also found in Chimps and Bonobos. We share 90% of our DNA with chickens, 84% with dogs, and more than 50% with vegetables.

The Interconnectedness of All Living Things is a playful collection of snapshots of metamorphoses, drawing on old and new stories from India and Europe – stories in which ‘being human’ is not as secure as we might think it is. Told through DUENDE’s trademark style of ensemble physical performance – mixing text, choreography, sound and image – the work is created and directed by John Britton and Manjari Kaul, and performed by the students of The DUENDE School of Ensemble Physical Theatre. The Interconnectedness of All Living Things is the culmination of a two month professional training course.


John Britton is the Artistic Director of DUENDE – an international collaboration of artists committed to ensemble, physical, interdisciplinary performance. He is an internationally renowned director, performer, teacher and is the author of two books. He is also the founder of the DUENDE School.
He is also conducting a Masterclass in Physical Theatre this weekend at Shoonya:

Manjari Kaul is a Delhi based director. She has an MA from JNU and a graduate of The DUENDE School. She is one of the core team at DUENDE. She has directed and performed original work in India, Greece and the UK. John and Manjari recently directed ‘Macbeth’ at the National School of Drama (Delhi) and are currently developing a new show for The Company Theatre (Mumbai).


The DUENDE School of Ensemble Physical Theatre is a professional training school that has run
in Europe for an number of years and for the first time this year is running in India. Established by
John Britton, the training is for actors, dancers, improvisors, inter-disciplinary performers and
artists looking for frameworks to create their own work. The training is delivered by John Britton
and a small team of DUENDE Artists and Associates.
The DUENDE School also runs shorter residential training and performance workshops, usually in
rural settings, in different locations each year.
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