Obsessions – along the way
1. ANNÄHERUNG AN EINEN BEGRIFF
Als wir mit der Recherche anfingen, habe ich sofort nach einer Begriffsdeutung gesucht: was bedeutet Obsession? Wie verwende ich den Begriff, wie die anderen, was sind die Unterschiede? Erstaunlich dabei fand ich, dass es offensichtlich… Read more
"Dear Annika and Oblivia,
first of all I would like to just say thank you again for your wonderful work and collaboration with us in Bremen. Unfortunately I don't have any photos or videos from our time together (we should… Read more
As you know, the Obsessions Bremen version had its successful premier in February, against all odds (c-word). This was thanks to all the wonderful people in the first place but also thanks to a bit of good luck.… Read more
Oblivia equals happiness. What a joy working with this beautiful people. This is where obsessions become fun. Obsessed with… Read more
Costume design for kings and emperors,
happy peasants and Peggy… Read more
In a theater
a woman is singing,
the voice comes to me, like
the most condensed air I ever… Read more
We are in Theater Bremen!
We are working! We are having fun and enjoying ourselves in the big theater. We love ourteam and our studio has daylight. What more can one ask for?
That Obsessions will be coming up in a… Read more
A: Why are you doing that?
B: I do it because you do it, I watch you doing it and I don’t want to miss out on anything
A: I did not know that you could do anything like… Read more
This was the event we have all been waiting for, that was dreamed of and feared in advance. And later of course stories are told and legends are born.
The 21st of October happened the first Bauprobe in Oblivia’s… Read more
It has been an exceptionally hot, beautiful and dry summer. Long days of doing nothing in particular at the summer cottage, surrounded by nature and the life on a farm where we are staying. The work is staying in… Read more
A couple of years ago I trained with a director who encouraged the group to play every day we were together; we played games, we built characters and stories, we ran about, we laughed - I hadnot experienced such… Read more
Olen parin viikon ajan ollut töissä Oblivialla. Minut palkattiin laulajaksi uuden teoksen harjoituksiin. Valmisteilla on musiikkiteatteriesitys nimeltä Obsessions, jonka ensi-ilta on Saksassa. Harjoitusperiodi alkoi Suomessa ja siihen tarvittiin vakituisten esiintyjien lisäksi kolme laulajaa. Sibelius-Akatemiasta löytyi kaksi naisääntä, mutta ei… Read more
Having just finished our latest Obsessions rehearsal period mid-May, I wanted to dedicate this blog entry for time. Time – abundance and lack of it!
However, in performance making, it is not only time but also, and more so,… Read more
Different ways of writing. Loads of writing. Writing as part of making sense of the growing understanding of what we are dealing with. Here are some examples. The famous lists on the wall in the material gathering phase, but… Read more
From our first online rehearsal period in the beginning of December 2020. As no travelling or gatherings were possible at this time, most of us were working from home, some were in the studio sometimes. Each of us made… Read more