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Drama Day 2000 : Mask Workshop
Held at the Open University, Milton Keynes, Saturday 30th September

Workshop Excerpts

The following clips formed part Professor Greg McCart's [biography] workshop presentation given as part of a Greek Drama Day, held at the Open University, Milton Keynes, UK on September 30th 2000.

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From a production of Euripides' Oedipus the King performed in a disused quarry in Toowoomba, Southern Queensland, Australia (translated and directed by Greg McCart,University of Southern Queensland).
     
From a production of Euripides' The Bacchaeperformed in a disused quarry in Toowoomba, Southern Queensland, Australia (translated and directed by Greg McCart,University of Southern Queensland). For a review, by Dr. Kate Foy, USQ, of the original performance in the quarry click here.
     
Masks made by Victoria Bradbury, University of Southern Queensland, used in tragedy.
     
Masks made by Victoria Bradbury, University of Southern Queensland, used in comedy.
     
Professor Greg McCart leading workshop volunteers in 'Let's dance a chorus to Bacchus' from Euripides' The Bacchae(ll 1153-1217). Compare with quarry performance of the chorus in clip two above. (Volunteer actors : Judith Coen, Alice Coggins and Bernard Coen)
     
Greg McCart on the usefulness of masks in the ancient plays.
     
Agave, from Euripides' Bacchae (volunteer actor : Judith Coen)
     
  A still photograph of the Toowoomba Quarry, Southern Queensland. Commentary by Greg McCart.