Tallinn Treff Festival / Torn

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Tallinn Treff Festival / Torn

Tallinn Treff Festival 2015

Torn

Faux Theatre
GREAT BRITAIN

On June 7 at 17.00 and 20.00
in Von Krahl Theatre / Upstairs

length: 50 minutes

Info: http://www.nuku.ee/en/festival/

A unique and sensual visual performance combining object theatre, kinetic art and an original live score.

Faux Theatre conjure an intimate wordless world, where the audience become voyeurs to one woman’s journey to find and experience love, accompanying her through euphoric fantasy into the depths of despair.

A fresh, compelling visual-theatre work created by one ofScotland’s most exciting new theatre companies.

Morton’s solo performance is a deliciously bitter-sweet slice of life. Her facial expressions, comic timing and ability to crunch a piece of paper into a wealth of believable props are a joy to watch. – The Herald

…a playful yet touching piece of sensual storytelling on the euphoria – and despondency – of love. – TVBomb

Faux Theatre are an Edinburghbased theatre collective specialising in devised visual theatre and puppetry inspired by human connection. Tornhas been created by performer/director and designer Francisca Morton of Faux Theatre and has been co-devised with performer/director Melanie Jordan in collaboration with musician/composer/sonic artist Barney Strachan and associate director Shona Reppe.

Francisca Morton gained an honours degree in Dance and Performing Arts and went on to further training at the Arnhem Academy for New Dance,Netherlands. She created and performs the show Celeste’s Circus, which played to sell out shows in 2013 at the Edinburgh Fringe and Puppet Animation Festival and toured to TREFF Festival, Estoniain June 2013.

Torn is her first work for an adult audience. Her work in theatre is inspired by a love of visual narrative and informed by her experience as a Hospital Play Specialist and as a CBT Psychotherapist.

 

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