«Alma» is a Polydrama and a theatrical journey
in the steps of a woman, Alma Mahlergropiuskokoschkawerfel,
who had travelled through the first half of the 20th century,
experiencing passionate encounters and seperations with persons
who enriched the human heritage.
It is a Polydrama in the sense that it consists of several
interwoven threads of events taking place and being acted
out simultaneously in various spaces.
It is a Theatrical Journey in the sense that it abandons
the trodden ground of the Conflict-and-Situation based drama,
to explore the possibilities of a Journey-Drama, in which
the protagonist is not trapped and involved in one plot and
one conflict, but is travelling along an open way, falling
in and out of love with people, as they appear and disappear,
intersecting for a moment the traveller's trajectory.
In this concept the observer will be invited to abandon the
immobilized position of the spectator of the conventional
drama, to replace it with the mobile activity of a traveller.
Thus the spectator will become a Road-Companion of the travelling
characters of Journey-Drama, choosing the events, the path
and the person to follow after each event, thus constructing,
deconstructing and reconstructing her or his version of the
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