The Exquisite Corpse Festival 2012


I just found out about this project through The Busy Mockingbird–and it blows my mind!
This is the kind of creative abandon we all wish we could have–especially in November!
I am keeping tabs on this and salivating for the next entry. Who knows–maybe I’ll bust a copycat and start up an ‘exquisite corpse’ of my own…
‘An Exquisite Corps’ perhaps.
Time will Tell.

Check it out and keep reading!

The Exquisite Corpse Festival

The Exquisite Corpse Festival 2012

For our 2012 festival we wanted to try a different sort of theatrical experiment.  Instead of giving the playwrights a blank canvas on which to write, we decided to trick them into writing a famous work of literature.  We decided on Romeo and Juliet, divided the story into it’s twelve most important scenes, described the scene in a sentence, removed the characters names, and had twelve playwrights write the twelve scenes.

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