Provoked by a personal story of loss, this total theatre work is a gripping expedition into the bewildering realms of human behaviour when confronted with the inevitable, yet wholly unfamiliar, event of death.
Set in the purgatory of a seemingly eternal waiting room, where time is heightened yet warped, AND THEN SHE BECAME A CHAIR, follows the process of losing a loved one.
Part confessional text, part fabricated memories and part kitsch distraction, the work recreates a wretched attempt to constrain the chaos and exhaustion of grief into something polite, palatable and coherent.
BY & WITH: Michelle Myers
DRAMATURGY: Laura Cancellieri
ASSOCIATE DIRECTION& CHOREOGRAPHY: Katia Giovo
SOUND DESIGN: Andrew Stark
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTION & LIGHT: Jahman Davine
Premier 8-9, 11, 2019 ACUD theater, Berlin
Work-in-progress showing performed at the English Theatre Berlin | International Performing Arts Center on the 28.01.2017. with The mandragora and other beliefs
Photos by Enric Duch