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All that is necessary, according to Beck, is 'an atmosphere in wh ich the individual is free to create ... to draw upon his own resourees'. The Living Theatre eommunity intended to promote this sense of freedom. They tended to avoid institutionalized relationships within the eompany and to praetise sexual freedom. Although Beek and Malina were married, they eame to believe that the institution of marriage was an extension of the eoneept of 35 American Alternative Theatre ownership, loved one as property, which produced jealousy when domination was threatened.
The Mutation Show The theme of social mutation had been in Chaikin's mind for some time. He has commented several years earlier on how people modify themselves because of adesire to succeed in the theatre. The more you adapt, he said, the less you know yourself. You lose a connection to your real responses. Chaikin sought to avoid this kind of adaptation in forming the Open Theatre. The workshops, unlike training for the commercial theatre, would not try to make the actors 'better commodities'.
44 Primary Explorations IS. The Mutation Show The Ringmaster introduces the next character who is derived from Kaspar Hauser. 'The Boy in the Box. He lived alone in his box all his life ... One Day he was tom from his box and carried to a hili where he was left. ' The boy is curled up in the box as in a womb. As Ray Barry pulls hirn from the box he makes frightened animal sounds. The boy attaches hirnself to his abductor's back, and the man walks in place, swaying from side to side, panting in time with his steps.