French playwright, actor, and director
It has not been definitively proved that the language of words is the best possible language. And it seems that on the stage, which is above all a space to fill and a place where something happens, the language of words may have to give way before a language of signs whose objective aspect is the one that has the most immediate impact upon us.
The Theatre and Its Double, 1938
Posted on May 22, 2008
The theater, which is in no thing, but makes use of everythinggestures, sounds, words, screams, light, darknessrediscovers itself at precisely the point where the mind requires a language to express its manifestations....To break through language in order to touch life is to create or recreate the theatre.
The Theater and its Double, 1938
Posted on March 8, 2002