The Talking Creature


by Darren O'Donnell

written for the Canadian Theatre Review, Summer 2004
The Talking Creature was the inaugural event held by my theatre company, Mammalian Diving Reflex, in our new program, SocialCapital. SocialCapital is a wing of the company dedicated to stripped-down research, experimentation, discussion and forms that, as yet, remain off the radar of traditional theatre and performance practices. he Talking Creature was an experiment in trying to isolate two core elements in the theatrical experience: talking and strangers.

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