Theatre of War
- Created: Friday, 26 October 2007 15:06
Theatre of War is a theatre performance that examines the way we deal with violence. It started in 1999.
Together with the dramatist Rogier Schippers we covered several conflicts in the last decade. We started in former Yugoslavia and passed Chechenia, Ghaza, Afghanistan, Iraq...
?We developed our own method using live chats with people living in the war-zones. In this way the project was about personal experiences and not about journalism or political issues.
The performance was always in front of an audience. Over the years we used several different concepts in which we embedded the chat's and live communication; there was a virtual dinner with illegals in the Netherlands and we had Baghdad cafe, a virtual bar...
Theatre of War has a website where you can find all of the written material created during all those years.
the website: www.theatreofwar.nl
For the written dialogues check the archive: