The Ninefold Ensemble is a unique company in the Sydney theatre landscape. With their new production, WYRD: SEASON OF THE WITCH, now in creation I spoke to lead artist Victoria Greiner who has been with Ninefold Ensemble since 2014 about the company and production.
SAG: Hi Victoria. This looks like an exciting production but I wonder if could begin with a chat about Ninefold Ensemble. Ninefold work with the Suzuki method?
VICTORIA: Yeah, so the full title is the Suzuki Method of Actor Training and it was started by Japanese theatre practitioner Tadashi Suzuki. It’s a hard thing to put into words but it uses exercises from ballet, martial arts and is inspired by Greek Theatre and it has a holistic aim: to bring out breath, voice, free the body, it’s about your centre. Sort of to reunite parts of yourself dismembered by the modern world. And the thing is, you never fully conquer it …it’s a style of training where you get to know your body better and push its limits. Continue reading WYRD: SEASON OF THE WITCH – AN INTERVIEW