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AUDIENCE / ACTION / SCORE

Instructions for Audience were written in text format and then converted into audio using a text-to-speech programme. A british female voice - Rachel - was used.
The audio instructions were then laid down on three tracks in final cut pro. One track outputted to the PA system and addressed the audience. The two other tracks outputted to two fm radio recievers. The four mobilised audience members, who were assigned the names Chris, Alex, Phil and Jo recieved the radio instructions via headsets.

Section 1 - Channel 1 - PA

Hello Everyone, we are [[char LTRL]]L T A [[char NORM]]. [[slnc 250]]
We hope you're having a good evening. [[slnc 100]]
We’re going to create an action that will take about 12 minutes.

But, Before we start, can everyone please come up onto the stage.

You can stand - anywhere on the stage, but not inside the white square.

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That's great! Thanks!
[[slnc 250]]

Now. We would like four of you to come into the white square. [[slnc 250]]
In a moment, I'll ask you to pick up one of the phones and put the earpiece in your ear. [[slnc 250]]

If you decide to do this, you will be asked to carry out a simple set of instructions.[[slnc 250]]
Don't worry, you won't be asked to do anything difficult, or dangerous, or embarassing. [[slnc 1000]]

Brilliant, we are now ready to begin.

Ok, can you pick up a phone, and put in the earpiece now. [[slnc 250]]
it will be easiest if you can put the phone in a pocket, and if you have a jumper , put the wire up under your jumper.

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Section 2

Hello, thank you for put ing in the earpiece. [[slnc 1000]]
we need to do a quick visual test to make sure the broadcast system is working. [[slnc 250]]
Ok, [[slnc 250]] can you place your right hand on your left shoulder, for a few seconds.

That's great. We can start now.[[slnc 250]]

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"CHRIS" and "ALEX" - Channel 2 - fm transmmion 84 Khz

First of all, there are four fold up chairs stacked against one of the speakers, at the edge of the stage. [[slnc 250]]
Can you please go and get them.
[[slnc 4000]]
When you've got them, please set them up in a line, along the side of the white square, that's furthest from the screen.

That's great. [[slnc 250]]
Please can you now each sit down on one of the outside chairs. [[slnc 250]]
Leaving the two centre chairs empty for the others. [[slnc 1000]]
There are two of you on the same broadcast signal, so we are going to give you names for identification.[[slnc 1000]]
if you are sitting on the chair to the right of the screen, you're temporary name is Chris. [[slnc 1250]]
Chris, please can you gently rub your right knee, for a few seconds.[[slnc 2000]]

Ok. If you are sitting to the left of the screen, you're temporary name is Alex.[[slnc 1250]]
Alex, can you gently rub your left shoulder, for a few seconds.[[slnc 2500]]. Great.

[[slnc 1000]]

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"JO" and "PHIL" - FM transmission 108 Khz

Please can you each go and stand on one of the corners of the white square, closest to the screen.
[[slnc 6000]]
If there is anyone standing between the screen and the white square, please can you direct them to move,
as they will be obstructing the projection.
[[slnc 2000]]
Now. Please stand on a corner looking into the square. [[slnc 1000]]
There are two of you on the same broadcast signal, so we are going to give you names for identification.[[slnc 1000]]

If you are standing to the left of the stage, looking out towards the seating, you're temporary name is Phil.[[slnc 1250]]
Phil, can you touch your left hand to your right shoulder for a few seconds.[[slnc 3000]]

Ok, great. [[slnc 250]]

If you are standing to the right of the stage, looking out towards the seating, you're temporary name is Jo,[[slnc 1250]]
Jo, can you touch your left hand to your right shoulder for a few seconds.[[slnc 1000]]

Ok, Thanks Phil and Jo, [[slnc 550]]
If the other two have finished setting up the chairs, you can now go and sit down on the centre two chairs.

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Chris, please can you cross your legs, so that your left leg is on top of your right leg.

Jo, please can you cross your legs, so that your left leg is on top of your right leg.
[[slnc 1000]]

Alex, please can you touch your left ankle, with your left hand. [[slnc 4000]] Thanks, Now rest your hands on your knees.

Phil, can you shut your eyes please.[[slnc 1000]] Keeping your eyes shut, gently massage the bridge of your nose between your thumb and indecks finger, until I give you another instruction.

Alex, Please stand up.

Jo, please uncross your legs.[[slnc 1000]] Now gently touch the inside of your right elbow, with your left hand.[[slnc 250]] and gently stroke the tender skin there.[[slnc 5000]] ok, you can stop that now.

Chris, please can you uncross your legs.[[slnc 2000]] thanks. Please rest your hands on your knees.

Alex, please walk slowly towards the edge of the stage, stopping on the corner of the square, facing the auditorium.


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AUDIENCE

hello everyone, please can you all now move into the square.[[slnc 250]]
please don't leave the square, until i say. [[slnc 550]]
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END

Ok, everyone, thankyou, [[slnc 1000]]we have reached the end of the action.[[slnc 3000]]
My Best Thing will be starting again in a moment, please return to your seats.[[slnc 250]]
goodbye,

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