Thursday, May 10, 2007

from Heidi's article about J. Schwartz

"Schwartz's rigorous vision is honed in a
painstakingly slow and rather weird process: she
rewrites the entire play from memory each time she
works on it. "I think my process of typing the play
from the beginning over and over again, whenever I
work on the play, helps me to figure out a formal
structure that supports the emotions," she says. "It
also helps me to get the language into my body…When I
get too formal, I usually feel like I'm taking a wrong
turn.""

read more here:

http://brooklynrail.org/2007/5/theater/the-fat-lady-will-sing-with-bells-on

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