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Year: 1993, 65 minsDVD/Streaming/Rental - PAL
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See Photos of The Sydney Front on FacebookPassion takes up the theme of SACRIFICE that plays through all the work of The Sydney Front, leading its audience into a re-enactment of the Stations of the Cross. The Sydney Front tackles narrative.
The performers become stage managers as the audience performs scenes from the life of Christ. It begins with the ANNUNCIATION. A small girl descends the stairs into the performance space and gives the audience their first task. Following instructions delivered by invisible means, the audience members take up their prescribed gospel roles. But maybe SALVATION is possible. A COMMUNION is offered.
Warning: Sydney Front's performances may contain corse language, adult themes and nudity. Suitable for 18+ years old.
Also available: Staging the Audience: The Sydney Front, Waltz, John Laws/Sade: a confession, The Pornography of Performance, Photocopies of God, Don Juan, First and Last Warning
The Sydney Front was an Australian performance group formed in 1986 particularly known for the way they used the audience as part of their productions. They combining elements of performance art and experimental theatre in their work. The core of the group were performers John Baylis, Andrea Eloise, Clare Grant, Nigel Kellaway and Chris Ryan. Kellaway had been the first Australian to train with Japanese director Tadashi Suzuki.
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