a post-modern performance about making theatre and revolution - the personal, the social and the theatrical
March 20th, 2015
For Immediate Release
DarahRouge Bandung presents a fundraising performance “ SEWING MARAT SADE”.
Created and performed by Kerensa Dewantoro, Yayan Kath and Sugiyanti Ariani, she offers up a pastiche of theatrical styles in a postmodern performances about making theater and making revolution - both the personal and the social.
“The struggle in her story and the struggle as performer in telling it, combine the best elements of Grotowski and Artaud. The actor sacrifices herself for a total theater.” Catherine Hassall, Centre for Australasian Theater
Dewantoro has performed her work at and held workshops at the Esplanade in Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and Japan. She is a founding member of DarahRouge, an arts collective committed to developing relevant new trans-cultural theater to the Indonesian stage.
DarahRouge Bandung has been invited to perform, deliver workshops and work on creative development with the Centre for Australasian Theater at the Centre for Contemporary Art Cairns in June 2015 . The performances of “Sewing Marat Sade” are raising funds to help six of DarahRouge artist to Cairns.
A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to assist, Herlina Syarifudin, Indonesia’s only female playwright to have work presented this year at the Women Playwrights International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa.
Preview: Monday, 6th April, 2015, 19.00 (Tickets 25k)