the other tyke
changes:• set in a circus• more character-work   • everyone would be given a     single part and use it to     investigate...
the Trapezeescircusschoolsweethearts--------------------confined bytheirrelationship
emilia•   confined by image•   perfectionist•   cannot fathom the loss    of her husband
iago  •   also confined by image  •   ultra-masculine  •   wants to live up to his      marriage, but…
the bearded lady        •   confined by identity        •   wishes people could            accept her/him (?) in          ...
the man•   bound by money & power•   struggles between running the    circus and being a woman in a    man’s world
the ringmaster                        she’s the bitch•   bound by her duty to the man•   does whatever the man says and   ...
the uncannyclown•   bound by awkwardness•   struggles to make friends at    the circus & come up with an    act that makes...
the struggling musician         •   bound by the notes on the page         •   she only knows how to play what is         ...
dezi    the elephant trainer•    bound by her job•    struggles to train tyke after     the previous trainer flipped     o...
tyke – the head•   bound by his mentality•   struggles to break free of the fear    that has trained him as a circus    el...
“o” tyke – the ass the only one who is really free
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Tyke dreams

  1. 1. the other tyke
  2. 2. changes:• set in a circus• more character-work • everyone would be given a single part and use it to investigate their own personality • the storyline would be based around the exploration of the confines of each character’s personality and life story
  3. 3. the Trapezeescircusschoolsweethearts--------------------confined bytheirrelationship
  4. 4. emilia• confined by image• perfectionist• cannot fathom the loss of her husband
  5. 5. iago • also confined by image • ultra-masculine • wants to live up to his marriage, but…
  6. 6. the bearded lady • confined by identity • wishes people could accept her/him (?) in society just as
  7. 7. the man• bound by money & power• struggles between running the circus and being a woman in a man’s world
  8. 8. the ringmaster she’s the bitch• bound by her duty to the man• does whatever the man says and neglects her own beliefs & ideas in order to keep her job at the circus
  9. 9. the uncannyclown• bound by awkwardness• struggles to make friends at the circus & come up with an act that makes sense and laughter
  10. 10. the struggling musician • bound by the notes on the page • she only knows how to play what is written for us and must learn how to play from her heart
  11. 11. dezi the elephant trainer• bound by her job• struggles to train tyke after the previous trainer flipped off the circus
  12. 12. tyke – the head• bound by his mentality• struggles to break free of the fear that has trained him as a circus elephant
  13. 13. “o” tyke – the ass the only one who is really free
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