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Credits: Oblivia. Annika, Anski and Timo doing Caesar-run during a run through.

Obsessions Diary

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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

Credits: Tua Helve. From left to right: Rachel Mcintosh, Timo Fredriksson, Juhani Räisänen, Annika Tudeer, Olivia Moss.

Notes on working with Oblivia

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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

Credits: Tua Helve. From left to right: Olivia Moss, Annika Tudeer, Timo Fredriksson, Juhani Räisänen, Anna-Maija Terävä, Rachel Mcintosh.

Laulajan lavertelua

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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

Credits: Drawing by Annika based on group discussion.

Obsessions Diary

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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

Credits: Anna-Maija Terävä

Obsessions Diary

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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

Credits: Meri Ekola

Obsessions Diary

#obsessions

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