Has the play its own reality?
In this note dated 28 May 1989, Brian Friel interrogates the reality of his own play, Dancing at Lughnasa (1990), in relation to its narrator.
Jessie Keenan notes, 5
In this extract from Jessie Keenan’s project notes, Jessie maps out a version of how she visualises the different stages of collaboration in the life of a live performance work.
Lucia Kickham, 'Dance is...'
In this audio file, Lucia Kickham reads aloud from a group automatic writing exercise in which participants responded to the prompts ‘language is’, ‘music is’, and ‘dance is’.
So what is surfacing (Dublin Fringe Festival application)
This video is a compilation of different performances of Jessie Keenan’s live improvisation to audio she recorded in response to the question ‘So what is surfacing?’, adapted from a phrase written by Brian Friel during the composition process for Dancing at Lughnasa (1990).
This is an extract from a conversation in a WhatsApp group in which Jessie Keenan, Robbie Blake, and Zosia Kuczyńska communicated sporadically about the project.