The Chekhov Collective was formed in 2013 by a group of professional actors wanting to put the actor and the ensemble at the centre of the creative process. The company is inspired by the acting techniques of Michael Chekhov and is under the artistic leadership of Rena Polley.
As theatres remain closed, we recently created a small piece on Zoom for you to enjoy at home. Combining improvisation with elements of the Michael Chekhov technique, we explore a marriage during this time of isolation and confinement.
From A Distance is 10 brief scenes exploring how a couple grapples with different ways of responding to the pandemic. We kept it simple. We recorded it on Zoom, each in our separate homes, each scene improvised. Stewart Arnott and Susan Coyne play Neil and Brenda.
To view the video, click on the image below or click here.