Verfremdungseffeckt in practise

When dealing with Epic Theatre and Brecht, Verfremdungseffeckt or the distancing effect becomes an interesting point to make.  Basically the whole concept is about connecting to the message rather than connecting to the character.

This site here has an awesome description of Verfremdungseffeckt.

Here is a video of my students experimenting with “The Visions of Simone Machard” using Verfremdungseffeckt in an Epic style.

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