Performances

  Script and director: Alexander Iliev
(Pantomimes, Clowneries, Mysteries, Comedies, Grotesques)
Alexander Iliev
Alter Ego
Allegorical Pantomime
Alexander Iliev
Arena
Clownery
Orpheus
Argonautica
Theatrical Mystery
Alexander Iliev
Asian Mysteries
Theatrical Mystery
Alexander Iliev
Belle Epoque
Mime Performance
Alexander Iliev
BlitzPantomimes
Black Comedy
Alexander Iliev
Commedia Dell'Arte
Comedy
Alexander Iliev
C'Est la Vie
Grotesque
Alexander Iliev
The Circus
Clown Show
Alexander Iliev
Contact Clown Show
Shakespeare
Ecce Homo
Pantomime
Alexander Iliev
Improvization
Comedy
Alexander Iliev
Grotesques
Black Comedy
Theophrast
Characters
Comedy
Alexander Iliev
Homo Ludens
Allegorical Pantomime
Alexander Iliev
Carnaval
Clown Performance
Shakespeare, Gozzi, Moliere
The Love is
Lyrical Pantomime
Alexander Iliev
Masquerade
Pantomime
Alexander Iliev
Montmartre
Pantomime
Alexander Iliev
Silent Movie's Cinema
Grotesque
Alexander Iliev
Paris by day, Paris by night
Lyrical Pantomime
Alexander Iliev
Pierrot
Mime Performance
Alexander Iliev
The Enlightenment
Pantomime by Bible Proverbs
Alexander Iliev
Reality Show
Clownery
Alexander Iliev
Retronom
Grotesque
Angelo Beolco
Rudzante comes back from War
Comedy
Alexander Iliev
All the Chair is a Stage
Allegorical Pantomime
 

Last Author's performances in Drama-Puppet Theatre "Ivan Dimov", Haskovo, BG:

Money

The Plague in Venice    

  Alexander Iliev  (outset)
Alter Ego (Allegorical Pantomime)

The human is heir apparent of the basic instincts tipical for the animals. His desire to live, the power of the hunger, the desire to continue the human race and the tribe instinct move all his life. Born in the Paradise garden, named Earth, he toughts that everything belongs to him, that everything is near at hand. But his first step as a child is the first step to the death. The human is a falling angel, dying with above open eyes. The lost paradise rests for our children and grandchildren to gamble it away. And the dove to be flewn away for good from our hand.

 

Episodes:
Prologue - the human evolution
The apple tree
The cedar and the birch
The shark and the sprat
The eagle and the dove
 

 


The hors and the mare
The monkey and the mirror
The human and the garden
Epilogue - the human Death

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov

 
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD
 

  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Arena (Clownery)

An old drunk clown in pension finds himself by chance in front of the circus enter. It's a dark night. He enters by feeling his way and examines the old dusty props, switches on the spotlight. And the magic bears again. His life turns back to the years. On the stage rises spotlight after another and it sparkles from the thousand lights. The clown is the star of the circus again - he's the dream of hundreds of maiden, the favorite person for all children. At dawn the dream finishes. The arena sinks in darkness again. But it's a good day outside. It's a day that the new clown comes to become the new star on the arena.

 

Monoversion:
Carpet Clown
Episodes:
The peg
The slippers
Who plays?
The rod
The rope-player
The boxing
The kitchen
The mud
Three chairs
Telephone love

 

Duoversion:
White clown
Red-haired clown

 

Episodes:
Puppy love
Give!
The remorse
The crown of Alexander the Great
Water step
Fishermen
The mosquito
The broken mirror
Levitation
The boxing

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Orpheus (up)(outset)
Argonautica (Theatrical Mystery)

The mysterial drama "Argonautica" is created by the Orpheus authentic poem, narrating about the combating between spirituallity and materiallity, between black and white magic; about Orpheus self - sacrifice in the name of love compared with the burning jealousy of Medea.
The poem plan is simple and strictly follows the truth in historical plan and at the same time the most popular legend about the great Thracian singer. The Orpheus' "Argonautica" is well - known enough. It has been played and overplayed a thousand times at the past and still excites the human race more than 33 centuries. The tragically destiny of the argonauts - went out for finding a sacred place, and returned with an embezzled with blood gold, gives one of the first lessons to the people of the Ancient continent. A detailed analysis of the poem and also a full scenario elaboration are included at the present explication of the project.
The performance is decided as a mythical drama. It's nonverbal - a synthesis between pantomime dances, ritual and physical theatre. That makes the performance available for worldwide spectators, a kind of mystery without any language barriers, performed with different movements, spirituality, passion and meditation. It's used authentic models from:
* Authentic Greek horevtica and different dance's kinds saved till ourdays - sikinia, emelia, pyryha and kordaks.
* Antropological reconstitution of Thracian mysteries - about Orpheus, Dionisis, the mysteries of Samothraky, Hethcs and Kolhida's ritual acting
* Authentic and archaic sculpture;black - painted and red - painted figure - vase decoration
* Orpheus' authentic song - texts , saved in ancient - greek language
* Antique sonority of the music
* Thracian, Greek, Hethc and Kolhida's customs from archaic periods
In the creation of the performance are attracted a famous thracology, ancient greek, Mediterranean antiquity,antique chorevtica. The crew desires to be discovered the basic idea of the Orpheus' principal as maximum as it is possible. To be an ordinary man and a real hero at the same time, to assert this at any price even to fight for dear life.

 

Starring:
Orpheus, Euridika, Siren, Vakhanka, Jason, Friks, Kuker, Heracles, Zews, Eetes, Kastor, Kuker, Hoplit, Polidewk, Kuker, Absirt, Priestess, Gela, Vakhanka, Medea, Priestess, Vakhanka, Eriniia, Hela, Vakhanka
.

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Music: Vassil Genev
Percussion: Ivaylo Georgiev
Stage design: Ivan Chakarov - Chukky; Alexander Iliev
Costumes: Petya Karadzhova; Radoslava Petrova
Choreography: Maro Galani (Greece)
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 10 x 10 m
Duration: 90 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Asian Mysteries (Theatrical Mystery)
The Asian mysteries are maybe the last living traditional culture, carried away between the years. The reticence of cults and religions from the European invasion and rationalism helps to be preserved. The wars, the changing of kings and the nature cataclysm were powerless to tear the thin thread of wisdom in the biggest and most populated continent. This richness must be kept, learned and registered. Cause it's the spirits of our forefathers. And without hem our life should be closed in the borders of the material world.

 

Episodes:
Pray - Vadjra Nritya - Nepal
Palden Lhamo - Mystery Palden Lhamo - Tibet
Dancce of Ganesha - Dhime Nritya - Nepal
The river - Tuong-nam theatre - Vietnam
The king of the monkeys Hanuman - Lachon theatre - Campuchia, Thailand
The horse - Tuong-bak theatre - Vietnam
Shigayama damary - Kabuki - Japon
The monkey Sun-u-kun - Djindzju (Beijing opera) - China
The crane - Cam mystery; Kuncjuy (Kunshan opera) - Mongolia, China
Gunpu - Mahakala - Cham mystery - Tibet
Pray - Odissy Nrutya - India

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Belle Epoque (Mime Performance)
  In the style of black and white movie, the people life runs in a high tempo. Their ease attitude to the events helps them think that they'll live forever. But it comes the time for the serious world attitude. Then the gay life stops and the people have to decide are they ready to make sacrifices. The good time is always the time when we don't need to make sacrifices, when everything runs like a black and white movie, when no one ever dies.

 

Episodes:
Prologue - the movie begins
The thief
The dyer
The man who throws knifes
The teacher
The modermist

 
The fits
The art gallery
The marionette
Epilogue - the movie ends
 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
BlitzPantomimes (Black Comedy )
   It's a black comedy of the human self-distruction. The shortest way between two points. The human passions leaded to their extreme. It's a graphic of our feelings, a cardiogram of intolerance bewteen people, a long tunnel that we can't see the end. All this is synonym of the problems in the spectacle. And they are narrated without words. Each one for less than a minute. As a clip from our life. 60 coceptions for the life in one hour. And you, did you find yours?

 

Episodes:
CLASSIC (Eternal)
Buffalo Ville
The little butterfly
The servant
The child
The surgery
ID (It)
The sleep-walker
The well
The treasure-hunter
The drops
The mistake
EGO (Me)
The shower
The juggler
The balloon
The banana
The dressmaker
SUPER EGO (Over Me)
The ballerina
The scherzo
The viewer
The choir-master
The encore

 

AMOR (Love)

The partner

The yelling man

March

The breakfast

The cavalier

NATURA (Nature)

The bird

The puppy

The nanny-goat

The little horse

The fisherman

PIETA (The compassion)

The favour

The wedding-guest

At midnight

The choke

The parking

ARMA (The battle)

Vilhem Tell

The double-edged sword

The executor

The standard-bearer

Waterloo

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Commedia Dell'Arte (Comedy)

Commedia dell' Arte is created in 1568 in Venice. For the first time it was performed by the time of the famous Venetian carnival where the actor and literary manager Massimo Troiano and the composer Orlando di Lasso take part in it. Thirty years later it's played in all Europe, visiting the harem of the Turkish sultan and going to the new colonial lands in Latin America. The Italian comedy of masks is the first theatre in the world with no limits. Its tradition lives till today with the work of Shakespeare, Servantes, Lope de Vega, Molier, Gozzi and Goldoni.

 

Episodes:
Monoversion:

Capo di tutti Capi
Episodes:
Prologue - introdoucing of the masks
Cruel love - Mirandolina, Capitano Escarabombaradon, Orazio, Dottore Graziano
The muleteer - Zanni
The coin - Pedrolino
The flea - Pulcinella
The rejuvenation - Smeraldina
The fowler - Trufaldino
The well - Arlecchino
Macaroni aboard - Brigella
The pancake - Zanni, Giangurgolo
Pantalone narrates - Pantalone Bisognosi, Francescina, Capitano Spacamontagnia
Epilogue - bowing of the masks
Duoversion:
Capocomico; Magnifici e Servi delicate
Personaggi particolare; Magnifici e Servi bruti

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
C'Est la Vie (Grotesque)

The art of the modern non-verbal theatre is synthetic. This spectacle examines this aptitude. It begins from the idea - what could turns into a theatre without words? By the searching of that kind of themes-taboo to play we find the paradoxical way to realize them. Only the power of the speaking human body, the intonation and the emotions can solve the stage problems. It turns out that every art is plenty enough to express the human ideas. That's life - something that used to have borders before is free territory today - open for everyone.

 

Episodes:
         Prologue - the sweeper and the apple

         The little pram

         The torture of a shirt

         The Earth is round

         The balloon

         The tamed

         The doll

         The robbery

         The avidity

         Epilogue - the sweeper and the core

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
The Circus (Clown Show)

FOR MUMS AND DADS: Four queer clowns fall down from the sky. In fact they are represents of the four human temperaments: of choleric, sanguine person, melancholic person and phlegmatic person. An earthquake shakes them and they awake from the lethargy dream. It's obviously that somebody "from above" makes an experiment with them. The question is could they be so different human beings and to live together at the same time. They make themselves in troubles, keep in tense relations and solve them elegantly, brute or absurd. And when they go to a provisional agreement the earthquake shakes them again. Everything starts all over again. But there's the end. The experiment finishes with the help of the audience. It's the arbiter in the controversy between "above" and "bellow". You are the arbiter.
FOR CHILDREN: Four fantastic clowns fall from the sky. The first one is wild, the second - calm, the third - lazy and the fourth loves dreaming. Some kind of invisible power awakes them from the dream. It's obviously that somebody from above plays with them like on on a puppet show. The quwstion is: could thy be so different and to play together. They make jikes, quarrel each-other, fight and make friends again - brute or stupid. And when they make friends again there's always something or someone to cause a quarrel between them. Everything starts all over again. But the quarrels have their end. The child from the audience help them. They stop the invisible power playing with their friends - the clowns. And the audience - that's you
.

 

Starring:
Black clown
White clown
Golden clown
Silver clown

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Contact Clown Show

This spectacle is completely dedicated to the viewers. It's created to entertain them, to take warning and to take part in it. Maybe they're not prepared for this play but it's repairable. They'll be given roles and props. And it's good for them to have not only strong lungs for the laughter and for the humor but also bigger bags, because there'll be plenty of presents for those of you who play well and from the heart!

 

Monoversion:
Carpet clown:
Episodes:

* Parade - the announcer introduces the participants of the show
* The dog
*
The balloon
* The umbrella
* The auomobile
* Carate

 

* 5 balls

* The light

* The crown of Alexander The Great

* The parrot

* Parade - the announcer introduces the participants from the audience which had created the show

Duoversion:
JoE (the greengrocer)
Andrew (fruit seller)

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Shakespeare (up)(outset)
Ecce Homo (Pantomime)
Shakespeare doesn't have a play like this. But it could be create, because the Renaissance spirit has always been searching for the human and for the variety of its behaviour in the ups and downs of his spirit. The theme of this spectacle is taken from the point of view of the grreat mime, actor and director Jean Louis Barrault. He used to say that on the empty stage is better to add the naked mime body. The unique value of the object - his partner - turns out inevitably the things of life into a symbol. And then the drama bears by the endless actor possibility to re-embody, to make the invisible things - visible, to give the death matter a soul. In Barrault theatre there's no difficult play. Even the old classic turns into an elegant dance of the hand-glove, where the fingers are the thought.

 

Episodes:

          Hamlet

          Otelo

          Mackbet

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Improvization (Comedy)
The conflict between people and things is known from the old joke: some aborigine with bandage from head to feet mourns to his brothers that he had made a new boomerang and that all week he had tried to throw away the old one. In this spectacle are represented the comic human tries to rules over the naughty thing made by himself. Once upon a time the genius of the mute cinema Mak Senet used to create grotesques where the things used to battle with the man and win. His students: Chaplain, Keeton, Laurel and Hardy continued his style. Today all we: you - the viewers and the actor - we can continue this funny game. Everyone from the audience could put some kinds of things on the stage that the actor could use in a way that is not known till now. Doing this improvisation and making fun by the same time, we'll probably find out that the belongings mania is a vice that is good to be left in the past.

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD.
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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Grotesques
(Black Comedy)
From the innocent game starts the forming of the human character. And according to the ancient philosophers the destiny depends from the human character. If the man gets more power his playing games become more brute. There's no mercy anymore - it's only egoism. The love is replaced by the brutal using. The desire to be first at everything turns into megalomania. So isn't the modern society a curve grotesque of itself? Why the reality washes away the ideals? Maybe they are right when they say: "The children are very sweet when they are little but when they grow up - some of them become real freak"

 

Episodes:
The fotographer
The meeting
The waiter
The piano
The training
The drunkard
The surgeon
The bombers
The chair
The Bible

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Theophrast (up)(outset)
Characters
(Comedy)
Theophrastus is contemporary with Alexander the Great. They both study to Aristotle, as they're young. After the death of his teacher, Theophrast leads the famous philosophy school of Platon. The little popular book "Characters" is his only one work that we know. However, the thirty little characters are enough to make him unfading glory and to be the most translated old-ages author for all the time. The personalities described by him amaze with precision observation. They are funny and present interest till today. Teenagers, youth and adults could read them with the same interest and curiosity. Is there a better work for the nonverbal theatre? So the spectacle made by the little-big book of Theophrast is a dynamic caricature, curve mirror where everyone could find someone else or maybe himself.

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Homo Ludens
(Allegorical Pantomime)
A man falls from the sky. As a child he founds the objects in the world aroun him. The woman exists somewhere near by him. She looks like the lady from his dreams but he can't touch her. He doesn't use the things by their function, the objects gain souls and become undirigible; the universe turns upside down. The play gains cosmic power and endegers not only the world order but also the human himself. Do we have the power to resist our destroy- instinct? Where can we pour the free energy? How can we rebuild the little world of our dreams? The man wakes up finding the love. It turns out that this is the magic crystal and the universe rebuids around it. After that the last breath of the man seems like the cry of the new born child. The game starts again.

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Carnaval
(Clown Performance)
The host of this spectacle is a music clown who plays different instruments. He initiates us in the art of the big and difficult street theatre. In this art you always know how much do you cost. It's enough to count the money in your pavement- hat let there by the audience. Everything is allowed to the street actor. The carnival equals the classes and the clown hides behind the cozy mask - ready to jeer at anyone and everything. But here the masks are invisible. Then the thought of the carnival actor is plain to see. And the only one dress that he wears is the truth.

 

Episodes:
The march - parade
In the park
The pan- flute
The suitcase
The recorder
The traffic policeman
The flute

  The jealousy
The percussion
The granny and the hen
The triplet
The musician
The man - orchestra
The local arena
Parade - march
 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Shakespeare, Gozzi, Moliere (up)(outset)
The Love is
(Lyrical Pantomime)
Love is the music for our souls. But there's music, which is not pleasant to hear. It's the fervent desire to be someone else. But the "other" is an abstraction the "other" means also "any other". For the love the human would do anything. And that includes death also. Love is magic. And how many charms the man makes while he's in love! This spectacle contains three classic love proverbs. If you find yourselves or the selves of your friends in these proverbs so, there's no mistake: the world is one and the same and the love - joy and pain, ice and flame.

 

Episodes:
Prologue - the actor settles down
Romeo and Juliette - Shakespeare
The king - deer - Karlo Gozzi
Don Juan - Jean Baptist Mollier
Epilogue - torn cords

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Masquerade
(Pantomime)
One man wants to develop the other side of the world running round. There's a room full of masks. He tries to check every mask on his face. Keep playing the young man gain the gift to be an actor in the art of life. He dreams about money, about young beautiful lady, about a place in the show business, about the world power. His game gain big sizes. The man realizes that the masks have taken away his individuality. His final cry is a cry of a dying man, and also a cry of a baby-born, set in front of the same room with the masks.

 

Episodes:
Prologue - the room with the masks
One life
The weight
The trick
The lion-charmer
The gambler
The toreador

 
The suicide
The jail
The lawsuit
The masks
Epilogue - the oldman and the masks
 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Montmartre
(Pantomime)
One Parisian policeman chases a painter for the pavement rent, drawing live by the curve streets of Montmartre. Running and hiding the painter succeeds to fix the faces of many Parisians, living left and right from his little square. But he can't hide forever. He goes again on the street. He is chased again and once again turns out in the life vortex. This time he finds himself in the park, where they make a competition. He draws again but he needs to take a part in for cover. It seems like the chasing between art and authorities is endless.

 

Episodes:
The father
The lazybones
The tailor
The soldier
In the train
 

 
Running
The man who throws javelin
The bicyclist
The skater
The rope- player
 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Silent Movie's Cinema
(Grotesque)
FOR MUMS AND DADS: This spectacle is an absurd comedy made by the means of gegues and mute cinema. Everything in it starts very normal. People like you enter in a cinema-hall. Old fellow switches on the machine and the black and white frames carry away the viewers in the action. Anything is possible there. The life is such a crazy represented but also very skilful played that the most incredible things are probable. One great director said once that the farce is a lyric poetry played till the end. The personages from the movie absorbed the audience, are just like that - lyrical and uncontrollable. When the film-show ends, the viewers compromise that they have been in a world where their souls have been plain to see.
FOR CHILDREN: This spectacle is funny and it is very much alike to an animation film. From the start everything seems to be normal. But some uncles enter in a cinema. One old granny let the movie play and the uncles start to watch it like a footbaal match. A match where the both teams are great. But the movie that they watch is so interesting that the uncles forget to go at home after it ends and it seems like they have been stuck on their places. Really when you watch something so interesting you are ready to miss the dinner to see it till the end. And the personages from the movie, that the uncles watch as dumb, are reallyso charming, crazy and wild. When the fiary ends, the uncles compromise that they have been the paricipants in the movie.

 

Starring:
The first
The second
The third
The fourth and The projectionist

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Paris by day, Paris by night
(Lyrical Pantomime)
The sleepy Pierrot roves in Parisian garden. Watching the passers-by he starts to imitate them. People after person, character after character the Parisian women string like beads. The children games, the boy foolery, the love stories, the sailors, the buyers and the pensioners pass like giant kaleidoscope. And the darkness falls down and the lamplighter turns on the light in the park comes the time for dreaming. The moon Pierrot dreams about his unattainable Love. His dream leads him in a better world where the bravest desires become reality.

 

Episodes:
Prologue - Sun above the city
Pierrot in the park
The Moon against the Sun
The dream of Pierrot
Epilogue - Moon above the city

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Pierrot
(Mime Performance)
The human against the nature - probably there's no one topical contradiction today. Our desire to be the masters of the Universe destroys our "mother", our planet. In the version that we propose you, the human saves its humanity. The evolution of his kindness passes through the pain. It seems that all we are made by the same kind of clay - we should learn to our costs the misery first and then to pay attention of the problems of the others. At the end the hero of this proverb realizes that he is a part of the nature himself.

 

Monoversion:
Pierrot
Episodes:
Prologue - Against the wind
The cook
The fisherman
The tree
The pearl
The bird
The butterfly
The sunflower
The horse
The cage
Epilogue: Leaf of the wind

  Duoversion:
The White Pierrot
The Black Pierrot
Episodes:
Prologue - Against the wind
Endlessness
Neighbours
The spider and the butterfly
Shiva
The mannequin
The illusionist
The pit and the peel
The subway
The uncle and the bird
A place for two
Epilogue: Leaves of the wind
 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
The Enlightenment
(Pantomime by Bible Proverbs)
Someone calls the Bible "The book of the books". Most of them think that it's a sacred reading that hardly could find place on the stage. Hundreds of people, painters and musicians have been recreated the magnificent bible proverbs. So the pantomime could transform the invisible speech into a visible pose, gesture or movement. This spectacle is a little visual Bible. It narrates the most popular stories from the Holy Scripture with the language of the most laconic art, which in minimum gestures could reach the maximum expression.

 

Episodes:
The creation
Adam and Eve
David and Goliat
By God's will
The prodigal son
Samson and Dalila
The infinity

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Reality Show
(Clownery)
The real world is behind the scenes. This is where the ideas bear, where the actor prepares his tricks. Meeting the audience is like a clash between ideals and reality. Our hero falls among bad manners- audience. His struggle for good art makes him invade all kinds of tricks to please the thousand- heads dragon - called audience. But the actor s not appreciated. The viewers abase him. But his hope died last. As the mythical bird Phoenix, he bears again this time to be the winner in the battle with the audienc.

 

Episodes:
Prologue - the other face
The make up
The review
The body
The cowboy
The fly

 
The musketeer
The rope
Concertissimo
The boredom
The audience
Epilogue - my face
 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
Retronom
(Grotesque)
The theatre is a time machine. This is one of the secrets of its existence from the antiquity till today. With the help of this dream-factory today we go back in 1900 in a warm June day. Its Sunday nobody rushes for anywhere. There's no radio no television no cars no Internet. Titanic isn't built yet and the cinema is just a catch- penny show. It seems like it's a world without conflicts. Like an old photography album where everybody looks happy. But if we play the "Retronom'" and turn back the real time, we'll see that "the old good days" is plenty of problems!

 

Episodes:
Prologue - the morning dress of a mister, carnation on his lapel, newspaper and cigar, walking in the garden with the ladies
Morning - the military orchestra
Dinner-time - master of sport
Evening - in the local coffeebar
Epilogue - evening walking of a mister, ladies, cigar, newspaper, taking off the clothes and

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Angelo Beolco (up)(outset)
Rudzante comes back from war
(Comedy)
The spectacle is created by the comedies of the famous Renaissance literary manager and actor Angelo Beolco (Rudzante). He is known as the predecessor of the great Commedia dell' Arte. Together with Nikolo Makkiavelli they create the first written plays, discovering in a curve mirror the life of their contemporaries. This is the mask theatre, the theatre of characters, of social general conclusion, of allegory and of caricatures. It's imazing that this square genre is a real discovery for the audience and it presents interest. Because the love themes, the themes of llife and death don't have any age and are not dependent on the fashion.

 

Episodes:
* Song for the beginning of the comedy, nice to hear and close to the heart
* Love between Rudzante and the herdswoman - love not wanted from the woman parents
* The military camp for registering the volunteers, parting with the sweetheart, entrusting to the care of his friend
* Moresca - sang by the two lovers
* Military preparation and the dream about the sweetheart before starting the battelfield fight
* Beginning of the war and the death of Rudzante' friend, the Death triumphes
* Ave Maria, sang by the afficted Rudzante
* Rudzante opposes against the Death and fights for the spirit of his friend
* Rudzante comes back home but his sweetheart is already married his old friend
* Elegy for the lost love and fittered away life, sang by Rudzante

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

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  Alexander Iliev (up)(outset)
All the Chair is a Stage
( )
The chair is a symbol of our place on the Earth. Everybody aims at it. There's no matter if this is the chair of our friend from the kindergarten or the throne taken by rights from our brother. The battle for a place under the Sun bears jealousy, envy, violence and impudence. The points of view are different. Especially of those who sit already on the chair. Those who try to reach him - has completely opposite point of view.
The different point of view involves different kinds of glasses - with different shape, color etc The battle of the points of view becomes real hard when the chair is high, when it's comfortable and grants privilege that everybody dreams to. From a simple game, the territory game gains globe measure. And maybe we suppose that people like this doesn't have place on Earth - maybe a meter under it.

 

Script and director: Alexander Iliev
Musical editing: Vassil Genev
Costumes: Raliza Georgieva
Art light and sound: Dimitar Lefterov
Space: 4 x 4 m
Duration: 60 min
Play back: on CD

 

Money (up)(outset)

Script and director:
Alexander Iliev

Stage and costume design:
Raliza Georgieva


Drama-Puppet Theatre
"Ivan Dimov", Haskovo, BG

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The Plague in Venice (up)(outset)

Script:
Flaminio Scala

Directed by:
Alexander Iliev

 


Drama-Puppet Theatre
"Ivan Dimov", Haskovo, BG

 
   Outset