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warrior ant

A species of ant that is known to travel in armies and capture other ants. In today's class, we will study the behavior of the warrior ant.
See also: ant, warrior
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Of particular significance was an epic road trip through the Blue Ridge Mountains to see The Warrior Ant by Lee Breuer and Bob Telson at Spoleto [see article, page 26].
We felt instantly drawn into a kind of mythmaking in process, as we watched The Warrior Ant come to life.
The central character, the Warrior Ant, is a well-meaning activist naif who may be a metaphor of Breuer himself.
Honkley Huntley, a footnote or sidebar to The MahabharANTa, with selected strophes from The Insectiad, Part VII-C of The Warrior Ant, written and directed by Breuer.
Despite the inflated title, the project under development (which was on view at Richard Foreman's Ontological Hysteric Theater in New York City this past November) is a winningly modest piece of work, having little in common with the technological grandiosities of late '80s Breuer work like The Warrior Ant proper, Sister Suzie Cinema, or even The Gospel at Colonus.
Especially noteworthy are her glimpses of Fornes's remarkable skill at fostering a kind of dynamic immobility in her actors, an "active stillness," by urging them "to find that hollow, that space inside you, that place where I am when I write"; Akalaitis's fascination with the "mechanical" and the "utilitarian," and her "avoidance of interpretation" during the early part of the rehearsal process; Wilson's coaching actors with kinetic rather than psychological language, and his technique of creating structure not through naturalistic dialogue but by postulating "lines of force on the stage" (like "a diagram of a tennis match"); and Breuer's proficiency at "splintering" the title character of The Warrior Ant by using multiple impersonations: narrators, singers, dancers and puppets.