A thorough and practical guide to the making of ensemble collaborative performance.
Features, Theatre CompaniesEducational programme Forkbeard Fantasy run regular workshops and residencies as an integral part of their artistic programme. Courses range from one-day workshops to their popular six-day residential summer schools, covering film animation, animated props, the...Read more
Features, Theatre CompaniesPractical exercises exploring the Forkbeard approach Through the Looking Glass To explain Forkbeard’s extraordinary melding of film and live performance, it is useful to show students extracts of their work. A good selection can be found on their DVD The...Read more
Features, Theatre CompaniesKey productions Forkbeard Fantasy have produced dozens of shows ranging from On An Uncertain Insect to The Barbers of Surreal, The Brain and Frankenstein. Their plays grapple with big ideas, ranging from the history of cinema to genetic engineering and climate...Read more
Features, Theatre CompaniesKey theory, ideas and practices Forkbeard Fantasy are pioneers of cross-artform multimedia theatre. Their subversive performances are a seemingly anarchic mix of film, animation, puppets, ludicrous costumes, mechanical sets and gothic vaudeville. Influenced by the...Read more