Problem/Solution: Designing On Your Feet


Set designer Michael Levine didn't build a model or do a rendering for The Elephant Vanishes. He began work during the third week of rehearsal, and not because he replaced another designer or fell behind schedule. The London-based Theatre de Complicité, in collaboration with the Barbican and the Setagaya Public Theatre in Tokyo, rehearsed for ten weeks — five in England, five in Japan — to create an ensemble piece from the stories of Haruk

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