Spartacus Chetwynd – Morality performance at Witter de With, 2009
Interesting section from about 5 mins 50 seconds into the interview Spartacus talks about the minimal amount of rehearsal time before her performances:
SC – ‘When Mette came this morning not knowing what she was doing we did a run through and suddenly she was doing it. It’s quite fun and exciting because of that. So you’re not professionalised, you’re not learning something forever …
Interviewer – There is a danger in performing this way that people find it amateuristic?
SC – Yes. At best it’s called punk, at worst it’s just a mess. Or, abysmal.
– But you don’t care about this?
SC – No, I don’t mind at all. I’m interested in the level of excitement that comes with it. Because of the level of fear, not very much, because of the level of fear you become more bonded as a group … and the professionalisation is really boring at the moment, everyone’s pushed into professionalisation. …