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Recurring principles: actors/dancers explain

No. 1 (2021): The Origins

The Two Lungs of the Actors: Introduction to Ana Correa's work demonstration

March 5, 2021


Eugenio Barba introduces Ana Correa’s creative process for the performance Rosa Cuchillo. El desmontaje de Rosa Cuchillo was created by the actress and director Ana Correa, member of the Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, founded in 1971. Reflecting on Correa’s creative process, Barba stresses the importance of the “two lungs” of the actor: on one side body/mind knowledge, which comes from training and the objective demands of the craft, and on the other, the actor’s personal mythology, her political and cultural beliefs as well as her commitment to the community s/he belongs to.