The purpose of this journal is to talk about techniques, experiences, and ideas in using the concepts and techniques of theatre to further the performance and production of ceremonial rituals suchs as initiations, rites (as in eleusis), and the like.
There is a large debate as to whether or not the effort to utilize the skills of theatrical technique adds or subtracts from the efforts of the magickian in a ritual setting. This forum will tend to discuss topics from the "add" point of view. We welcome debate on the topic, but please precursor such topics with [debate] in the subject line.
This community was prompted by a seminar given at the 2003 Notocon in Portland Oregon.