WHAT IS ASTERION?
Asterion is a theatrical experience in which the main character is you, the participant.
Based on a concept by R. Murray Schafer, Asterion is the 7th part of the Patria Cycle. The Patria Cycle is predicated on a profound recognition of the need for people to re-establish a connection with the world around us and many of the works are written for performance in natural environments, such as The Enchanted Forest, which is staged in a remote forest and The Princess of the Stars, which is intended for performance on a wilderness lake at dawn.
Asterion is the only part of the cycle that has not yet been produced. Because Asterion is based on a dynamic audience-performer relationship and an innovative rethinking of theatrical space, it has the potential to be the most ground-breaking work of the Patria cycle.read more...