guy – 3/7/14

Working through Helen Nicholson’s fine book, Applied Drama – The Gift of Theater. Quotations over the next few days will come from this.


Guy Deleuze:

At one time, practice was considered an application of theory, a consequence; at other times, it had an opposite sense and it was thought to inspire theory, to be indispensable for future theoretical forms… The relationships between theory and practice are far more partial and fragmentary. Practice is a set of relays from one theoretical point to another, and theory is a relay from one practice to another. No theory can develop without eventually encountering a wall, and practice is necessary for piercing this wall. (14)


Silence is an embodied practice, relating theories of manifestation and outcome across not-knowing and the creative-unformed.

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