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American artist working in the Noh tradition using acting, digital recording, and electronic music.
Features chthonic stories and first-person accounts exploring virtual identity, remote intimacy, and severance from nature.
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MacBeth Pro is created and produced by Jordan Rountree in Los Angeles, California.
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“Noh Theater came into existence at the beginning of the fourteenth century. It is a minimalist theater, using an empty stage, no set and only a few props to suggest whatever reality is being evoked. It has two distinct sub-forms: Noh and Kyogen. The first form, Noh, is a highly stylised masked theater, with ritualistic dance movements, musical accompaniment, a chorus and heightened use of the voice on the part of the actors. Its themes tend to be melancholy, concerned with longing, loss, and the uncertainty of life and love […] The second form in Noh Theater is Kyogen, which is a broad comic style involving elements of farce. The stories are down to earth and the language is more naturalistic, as is the acting style.”
- excerpt from “An Actor’s Tricks” by Yoshi Oida and Lorna Marshall.
adjective. concerning, belonging to, or inhabiting the underworld.