Captive (2005)
for 2 Butoh performers, 2 acting musicians, and sonorous sculpture — approx. 70 minutes, single act. Performed by: Ashley Pearsons (Butoh), Fabrizia Verrecchia (Butoh), Trevor Taylor (percussion & electronics) Roberto Filoseta (piano & electronics). May 2005
Captive explores the condition of being enslaved, confined, trapped. Physically or mentally, or both. It may be real or imaginary, given or self-inflicted, accepted with resignation or fought against. What is freedom if not the luxury of choosing your master?