By Seng Soo Ming (Malaysia)
Deconstruct the classics, reimagine the reality – this is the basic premise of the works of PITaPAT Theatre at this stage of practice. The meeting of classics and reality creates conflict, from the emergence of different times, cultures, and languages. Hence, it leads to the necessity of creating new forms of staging and acting to drive it. At the same time, it liberates the interpretation and creative approaches upon both classics and reality, and the actors regain the power of creating and responding to classic plays according to their own experience. That is what we are looking for.
Insights and explanations will be drawn from PITaPAT's recent works, An Enemy of the People.At the Moment and Kakak.