"A Turbulence of Muses" (2016; 38 min.) This is a document of a paratheatrical performance featuring the poetry of Arthur Rimbaud that premiered Dec. 2-4, 2016 at PerformanceWorks Northwest, Portland Oregon. Music by SYLVI ALLI & ANTERO ALLI. Ritual design and direction by ANTERO ALLI
portrayed as aspects of the symbolist poet Arthur Rimbaud during his experiment to induce visions by the systematic derangement of all the senses.
SYLVI ALLI as Rimbaud...the Dream Ego in constant pursuit of intoxicating states of spirit possession by a ritualistic derangement of all the senses!
BRANDT STICKLEY, MEMORIE EDEN, HANK PETERSON as The Dreamers...a Family of Spirits in kinship with Rimbaud.
WENDY ALLEGAERT as Krunk...Rimbaud's Inner Critic as Clown.
LD McCLURE as Tubehead...
an Unconscious Oracle who falls in love with Krunk!
WES MARTUSEWICZ as Raven...
the spirit of the Poetic Imagination has a direct line to the Voice!
KATESSA HARKEY as The Voice... a Disembodied Entity vocalizing Rimbaud's poems.