Performed every half hour by the participants twenty-four hours a day across one month at a table in the historic East Village restaurant, Veselka in New York City.
Rotozaza, whose core members include Anthony Hampton and Silvia Mercuriali, has quietly established itself as one of the United Kingdom’s most surprising and innovative performance groups. From their early site-specific work in Milan and Paris through to a more recent focus on unrehearsed “guest” performers, their two aims have always been the same: to identify and celebrate what can only be done live, and to foster international links through an exciting practice, which isn’t afraid to operate in foreign languages and cultures. Their work is as challenging as it is humorous and often marked by theatrical revelations that transform an audience’s perspective on the events they witness.
Etiquette makes the point, quite creatively, that every conversation is a performance.
Etiquette‘s dramatic effect is truly singular: after the initial public-speaking jitters, audience and actors become one, and a very personal performance emerges.
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