An Introduction to Brechtian Theatre
Running time: 6.19mins
Film maker: Pinny Grylls
Making creative suggestions is key to Brecht's work. This film looks at his theoretical work.
'Art is not a mirror with which to reflect reality but a hammer with which to shape it.' - Bertolt Brecht
Making creative suggestions is key to Brecht's work. This collection of films was produced alongside Deborah Warner's production of Mother Courage and Her Children and explore her approach to Brecht's work.
Making theatre popular, exciting, and entertaining is fundamental.
This video looks at the design of the cart in Mother Courage and Her Children.
A look at the theoretical work of Bertolt Brecht.
A look at three key themes in Mother Courage and Her Children
A look at the songs and music of Mother Courage and Her Children.
In this video Deborah Warner talks about her approach to the design of Mother Courage and Her Children.
Deborah Warner speaks about the play, how she approached the project and Brecht.
This video features two films from the Five Truths that focus on Bertolt Brecht's approach to Ophelia.
- Commedia dell'arte
- Cottesloe Theatre
- Fight direction
- Five Truths
- Greek Theatre
- Lyttelton Theatre
- Olivier Theatre
- Scenic art
- Scenic construction
- Set design
- Special effects
- Stage management
- Stage operations
- The Shed
- Tour the building
- Video projection design