“Together” was performed at the 2016 Prague Fringe Festival 45 times in 9 days, which great responses. Please read former Canadian Ambassador Michael Calcott’s review below. “A Prague idyll. That is what I experienced yesterday by participating in “Together”, Almost Human’s personalized tour of Mala Strana. Each performance involves only four participants – the explorer, the observer, the lover and the dreamer – who are given a headset which provides the instructions for their individualized tour. I was the lover and was accompanied by a lovely young woman while a love letter was read over the headphones. We wandered through […]
For more details on the project and the upcoming show at Prague Fringe Festival 2016, please click here. Together is a performance about being playful in the city again. Through the medium of an audio tour and various small installations, 4 participants take to the streets of Malá Strana to follow 4 different routes, which will lead them in specific narratives to explore the city. They will encounter each other and various festival locations at points, to finally come together at a dinner table. A performative love letter to the city; Together is a piece of wonder, excitement and engagement. Together started […]
We are very excited to announce that Together, our site-specific performance at the Barnstaple Fringe TheatreFest last summer, will be travelling to the Prague Fringe Festival this May! Together is a performance about being playful in the city again. Through the medium of an audio tour and various small installations, 4 participants take to the streets of Malá Strana to follow 4 different routes, which will lead them in specific narratives to explore the city. They will encounter each other and various festival locations at points, to finally come together at a dinner table. A performative love letter to the […]
Almost Human is very excited to announce their upcoming piece: The Fruits of Failure. We will be returning to the Prague Fringe 2015 and Barnstaple TheatreFest 2015 with a live documentary that examines the life of the legendary performance artist Lesley Roscoe. Using a film studio made up of obsolete technology Almost Human blend live and recorded footage in order to make a film as strange, chaotic and beautiful as the life it is portraying. Watch this space for more news!
Letters from Another Island at Prague Fringe Festival, Prague 2014) By Michael Alcott (Fringey Bits) “Complex. Innovative. Thoughtful. Disorienting. This production by Almost Human is a challenge for both the players and the audience. There are three different production areas – different islands if you prefer – that combine to create a film. The actors are on stage against a neutral backdrop and are incorporated into various miniature sets of interiors, a field, the Prague main station which are being filmed in another part of the theatre while the text is read by other actors across the floor. It magically […]
Letters from Another Island (at Prague Fringe Festival, Prague 2014) By Lily Chu (FringeReview) **** (Highly Recommended Show) Letters from Another Island is an experience that invites audiences to get up close to the film-making process, by establishing a space that allows viewers to walk around, see how the cameras are arranged, and view the sound equipment being used as if we were all inside one big studio creating a movie. With a giant green-screen for the actors, and a dolly positioned to capture a tiny hand-made set, stories of six young people unfold, letting us in on their thoughts, their aches, and […]
Photographer Dominika Filgasová’s impression of Letters from Another Island at the Prague Fringe Festival 2014. You can find more of her work here.
Interview with The New Current, May 2014: “Theatre is one of our greatest passions at tNC and Prague Fringe has proven time and time again to be the place for truly original, inventive and thoughtful productions. This year is no different with an international cast coming together to create a masterful piece of theatre one is likely not to forget in a hurry. We spoke with Roos from Almost Human to talk about Letters From Another Island and what it is like coming to Prague Fringe for the first time. Hey Roos, how’s it going, you all set for […]