Courtly (Codes of Romance)

Code of Romance was devised and performed as part of Practice at Play in 2011.

The piece was devised from poetry, prose and images of the Medieval Notion of Courtly love, exploring the contrasting image of woman as the beloved chased creature and as the whore.

The result is a largely silent contemporary piece fusing Live art and explosive moments of movements all weaving their way through a constructed landscape of objects and debris. This one woman show seeks to give the silent lady voice, highlighting her struggle to fulfill all aspects of her ideal persona and ultimately failing.