Nekyia, on the road to Preston.

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This article shares a series of reflections on my stand and outlook today in relationship to performance and theatre. It is offered as preparatory notes, to Amy Rome, professor at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and organizer of the coming Symposium titled Transdisciplinary Explorations into Performativity, as well as to Jane Turner, Principal Lecturer of Contemporary Arts at Manchester Metropolitan University, and guest lecturer at the Symposium. The Symposium follows my being awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the University of Central Lancashire.

UCLan SYMPOSIUM
July 17 to 20, 2018
The Media Factory
University of Central Lancashire. Preston UK
PRESENTATION & REGISTRATION
Pantheatre’s Myth and Theatre Festival
June 19 to July 1st, 2018
Roy Hart Centre, Southern France
PRESENTATION & REGISTRATION

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Festival: « Money is Soul »?

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This article addresses the finances of the Myth and Theatre. The theme for 2018 is Nekyia, the descent to the pagan hell, the kingdom of the dead, whose lord is Hades, known to the Romans by his other Greek name: Πλούτων, Pluto, which makes him a millionaire. Πλούτων, Plouton, means wealth. Let us keep that as our underworldly backdrop.
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Nekyia Festival 2018

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Editorial for the 2018  Myth and Theatre Festival
Since 1987  25th EDITION - SEE PRINCIPLES & THEMES

From June 19 to July 1st, 2018
at Malerargues, Roy Hart Centre, Southern France
Classes - Laboratories - Performances - Lectures
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Nekyia is the Greek word for descent, and specifically for the descent into hell, into the pagan hell, the Kingdom of Hades, the abode of the dead. James Hillman, in The Dream and the Underworld, says the Nekyia takes place along a two-way road whose traffic is all the more intense since, according to him, dreams are assembled in hell and take the same royal road as the dead do. Each dream brings together a cast of ghosts, ancestral ones or ghostly replicas of the living, often of the dreamer himself. Permission is granted them to visit us, the so-called living, usually at night, when the gates of hell open. Lire la suite