Performed 7-9 July 2011, Jarman Centre, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.
Directors: Richard Schechner and Benjamin Mosse
Movement Director: Roanna Mitchell
Created in collaboration with the ensemble
Imagining O — part theatre, part dance, part installation art — investigates sexuality and artistry, abjection and power, as imagined by Shakespeare’s Ophelia, O from Pauline Reage’s Story of O, and the ensemble. Imagining O was devised in this first iteration through a research and development phase at the University of Kent, UK.
Devising ensemble: Electa Behrens; Abbye Eva; Cieranne Kennedy-Bell; Rosie Klich; Niamh Lynam-Cotter; James Moffat; Marianne Meyer Thibault; Rachael Smith; Sandy Wardrop; Jenna Hobbs; Jessica Monk; Pablo Pakula.
Videography: Jake Juba
Dramaturg: Duska Radosvljevic
Design: Sam Westbury and the company
Lighting: Ian Baird