This tape documents the preparation for the joint Videopolis / Victory Gardens Theater production of "Artaud." Director Jim Rinnert, videomaker Anda Korsts, and another man discuss the scene with actor J. Pat Miller, and Miller rehearses.
00:00Copy video clip URL This tape begins with static.
00:23Copy video clip URL Lead actor J. Pat Miller, director Jim Rinnert, videomaker Anda Korsts, and another member of the production prepare for the rehearsal in an apartment. They talk about the how the live action on stage will relate to the pre-recorded video playing on monitors throughout the show. The men gather the items they need to rehearse. This lasts for several minutes.
06:01Copy video clip URL The rehearsal begins. Miller makes his way into a room, slowly closing the door behind him in a depressed state. He slowly steps towards the wall and leans, reacting mournfully to the audio being played out of a set of speakers.
10:22Copy video clip URL Miller comments on the sequence and states that it is too long. He, Rinnert, and the other production member debate over what they would like to see in the sequence. The audio is a little choppy throughout this portion of the tape. This lasts for several minutes.
15:32Copy video clip URL Miller runs through the scene once again. This lasts for several minutes. Miller gets a little perturbed. The audio is difficult to understand during this portion of the tape. The three men continue to talk about the meaning behind the scene.
23:31Copy video clip URL Miller runs through the end of the scene once again. The three reconvene and continue to discuss the meaning behind the scene. This lasts for the remainder of the tape.
33:02Copy video clip URL Tape ends.