ANU Productions: The Monto Cycle by Brian Singleton

By Brian Singleton

This booklet units out techniques of study of the award-winning tetralogy of performances (2010-14) by means of ANU Productions referred to as ‘The Monto Cycle’. Set inside 1 / 4 sq. mile of Dublin’s north internal urban, colloquially often called The Monto, those performances featured social issues that experience blighted the world over the last a hundred years, together with prostitution, trafficking, asylum-seeking, heroin habit, and the scandal of the Magdalene laundries. whereas putting the 4 productions of their social, historic, cultural and monetary contexts, the e-book examines those performances that operated on the intersection of functionality, deploy, visible artwork, choreography, site-responsive and group arts. In doing so, it explores their issues with time, position, background, reminiscence, town, ‘affect’, and the self as agent of action.

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