Snout In Souliloquy – Alex Talamo / The Dig Collective – Melbourne.

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A Wall For All. Built by Alex Tálamo, Melbourne, Australia.

Snout In Souliloquy (after William Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream).
Written by Tilly Lunken
Produced by Victorine Pontillon and Tilly Lunken

Actor: Dana McMillan
Director & Camera: Alex Talamo
Music: Tim Sneddon
Created by: The DIG Collective
Twitter: @TheDIGonline
Website: www.thedigcollective.com

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Dana McMillan trained her performance skills at VCA’s Acting Studio program, movement with Teresa Blake, and voice with Suzanne Heywood. Performance credits include title roles in Memmie le Blanc (Memmie) for Union House Theatre, As You Like It (Rosalind) for Melbourne University Shakespeare Company and she is a company member of Soothplayers: Completely Improvised Shakespeare. She is co-artistic director for Grub Theatre and co-director of Planning Atlantis, currently in development after an award-winning season at Mudfest 2015 (Sustainability Award and Fringe Award). Grub’s previous work Pigeon Life for Tastings Festival, which she co-wrote and devised, won a scholarship from Union House Theatre. As a writer and theatre maker, her works include the intimate and highly acclaimed piece, How are you, lovely? for Tastings Festival, and No Light for the Unprovoked Festival. Dana is an Artistic Director at The DIG Collective.

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Alex Tálamo is a director and deviser who works across visual, live and media arts. Her practice engages a process of slow dramaturgy, often working with ensembles and encouraging a multiplicity of voices within a single work. Conceptually, her work investigates outsider identities, including migrant and feminist perspectives, and is always responsive to contemporary political frameworks. Alex studied at VCA, completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Performance Creation (Animateuring, 2012). She has been the recipient of Australia Council’s Cultural Leaders of the Future (2011) and two international study tours through the Ian Potter Foundation and Art Start (2013). Her work has been shown at Performance Studies International (2016), Metanoia’s Live Works program (2015), and Activism month at FCAC (2016). She is an Artistic Director at The DIG Collective and has curated two seasons of the experimental theatre festival, Unprovoked (2013). 

Snout In Souliloquy is a continuing international digital theatre project celebrating artistic connection and collaboration across the world.

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Snout In Souliloquy – Ana Turos – Bucharest.

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A Wall For All. Built by Ana Turos – Bucharest, Romania.

Snout In Souliloquy (after William Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream).
Written by Tilly Lunken
Produced by Victorine Pontillon and Tilly Lunken

Performed by Ana Turos
Filmed by Andrei Cătălin

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Ana’s website, contacts and CV: https://www.e-talenta.eu/members/profile/ana-turos

Snout In Souliloquy is a continuing international digital theatre project celebrating artistic connection and collaboration across the world.

Snout In Souliloquy – Micah Goodding – Texas.

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A Wall For All. Built by Micah Goodding, Texas, USA.

Snout In Souliloquy (after William Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream).
Written by Tilly Lunken
Produced by Victorine Pontillon and Tilly Lunken

Performed by Micah Goodding
Music: owned by Lucas Kitchen
Produced by: Media Kitchen Films
Director/Editor: Lucas Kitchen
Costumes Courtesy of: Texas Shakespeare Festival
Craft Services: Kristah Kitchen
Key Grip: Kaitlin de Graffenried
Special Thanks to: Kilgore College Theatre

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Micah Goodding is an actor, director and theatre educator. He earned his Acting MFA with distinction from East 15 Acting School where he appeared as Solomon Mikhoels in Making Stalin Laugh and The Mechanic in Middletown. While in London, Micah devised and performed his one man play, Walt Whitman’s Song of Myself and completed an educational residency with Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Micah is also certified with the British Academy of Dramatic Combat. He recently recorded the audiobook In Counteraction, Vanderbilt! and for the past three years has been voicing the Narrator in the Texas Shakespeare Festival’s radio play production of A Christmas Carol. Some of his other stage credits include Edmund in King Lear, Aarron in the regional premier of The Laramie Project 10 Years Later, and Malvolio in Twelfth Night. Some of his film credits include the short films, Tattered Blanket, Virus, and Change of Plans as well as the feature length documentary, InDifferent Worlds.

Micah serves as Director of Theatre at Kilgore College.  He holds his double BA in Theatre and Art from Stephen F. Austin State University (Texas). Micah has an all-level Theatre educator certificate and is also fully certified with the Texas Theatre Adjudicator’s Association. He has recently been awarded as an Exemplary Institution Representative by the Texas Educational Theatre Association.

Snout In Souliloquy is a continuing international digital theatre project celebrating artistic connection and collaboration across the world.

INTRODUCING: Snout in Souliloquy and our #WorldStage.

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A wall for all.

On this day where there seems little to celebrate we are announcing the next stage of our In Souliloquy project. Snout In Souliloquy is a monologue we have shared with artists around the world (#WorldStage) who are then returning their work to us to distribute a collection of their diverse and exciting interpretations.

So, we are here and we are building a wall. Of sorts. Not one to keep anyone out or to imprison ourselves but to connect with each other. It’s a wall on a stage, a digital stage – it’s a wall played by a person who fixes things and believes in the power of art and theatre to connect with people. It’s a wall played by an artist that appreciates the world and their part in it and challenges us to see how we live in a new celebratory light.

In Souliloquy is about connecting through characters and experience across time and giving voices and new understanding to known stories. It also involves connecting to each other now. Digital Theatre reaches new audiences outside a traditional context, it lets us watch in bed, or on a train and experience that one on one connection to each another person through a tiny screen. A soul is speaking to you. Listen.

One of us voted in this American Election. One of us voted in the Brexit referendum. Both of us grieved the outcomes of both. We are so very proud to be producing this next level of In Souliloquy in this context. Now more than ever we need to make good art (hat tip Neil Gaiman) to respond, challenge and connect us to new understandings of each other and the world.

We are theatre people. We make good theatre. We share it and we reach through whatever disconnect people feel. Here, come sit with us.

Let’s build something together, a stage – upon which sits a wall, for all.

Stay tuned for the release of Snout In Souliloquy in the second half of this month!

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PS. If you are interested in being involved/you know someone in a far flung corner of this planet who might be – do drop us a line!