“Performance Projects (Embodied or Digitized) as Creative, Collaborative Heuristic for Early Drama”
Robin Hizme
Queens College-CUNY


Collaborative Performance Projects

In their inception, in their conception, they are not books but scripts, designed to be realized in performance; and in this form they are not at all fixed by their material embodiment, whether Quarto or Folio (to say nothing of Riverside, Oxford, or Norton), but fluid and open-ended. To realize them requires an infinite number of collaborative, often non-authorial, revisions, excisions, additions. In this respect, Shakespeare plays have always been the free-floating signifiers of post-modern theory, standing for an infinitely variable range of signifieds. The play, that is, even in print, is always a process.-
Orgel, Stephen. “Macbeth and the Antic Round.” Shakespeare Survey 52. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1999. 143-53.



Stills from a short film produced by students based on the York pageant: The Slaughter of the Innocents.


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Angel instructs the Shepherd to follow the Star



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Quem Quaeritis?



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"Chainsaw" Massacre


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Blair Witch Spoof


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Stylized Violence - Not here...


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Ordo Rachelis


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