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RSC Big Backstage Week-end (17th & 18th Feb 2018)

The RSC is running another week-end of workshops for people involved in Amateur Theatre. You may remember we covered their Big Amateur Weekend back in October ’17. Well they’re running another week-end for people involved backstage in theatre lighting, sound, design or stage management. We found their Big Amateur Weekend a 5-star experience, and expect the same from this Big Backstage Week-end. If you’re interested in attending, you need to book …Read More

RSC Workshop: Directing Masterclass (Updated)

Introduction: This workshop was given at the RSC Big Amateur Weekend in The Other Place (the RSC rehearsal spaces)  on the 14th & 15th October. You can get an overview of the week-end’s activity at: RSC Big Amateur Weekend. Note that the picture above is not from our workshop, but from an RSC First Encounters production of The Tempest at the RSC’s Swan Theatre  which Aileen Gonsalves (the workshop leader) …Read More

RSC Workshop: Directing Masterclass

Introduction: This workshop was given at the RSC Big Amateur Weekend in The Other Place (the RSC rehearsal spaces)  on the 14th & 15th October. You can get an overview of the week-end’s activity at: RSC Big Amateur Weekend. Note that the picture above is not from our workshop, but from an RSC First Encounters production of The Tempest at the RSC’s Swan Theatre  which Aileen Gonsalves (the workshop leader) …Read More

RSC Workshop: Voice and Text (updated)

Introduction: This workshop was given at the RSC Big Amateur Weekend in The Other Place (the RSC rehearsal spaces)  on the 14th& 15th October. You can get an overview of the week-end’s activity at: RSC Big Amateur Weekend. . The workshop leader was Michael Corbidge, a senior RSC associate practitioner. Michael  is a freelance, and so can undertake workshops with interested groups. I can personally recommend Michael, as I had attended …Read More

RSC Workshop: Voice and Text

Introduction: This workshop was given at the RSC Big Amateur Weekend in The Other Place (the RSC rehearsal spaces)  on the 14th& 15th October. You can get an overview of the week-end’s activity at: RSC Big Amateur Weekend. . The workshop leader was Michael Corbidge, a senior RSC associate practitioner. Michael  is a freelance, and so can undertake workshops with interested groups. I can personally recommend Michael, as I had attended …Read More

RSC Amateur Actors Workshop Week-end (14th & 15th October)

The RSC are runnnng a week-end of workshops for amateur actors at The Other Place, Stratford upon Avon, with a ticket for their production of Coriolanus on the Saturday.  Details of the week-end are given below. I know that there are still some tickets at the time of writing, because I’ve just booked my ticket. (12:00pm on 14th September). . As a director of Shakespeare at Traquair, I took a …Read More

Michelle Terry starring in RSC Loves Labours Lost and Love Labours Won

A profile of Michelle Terry in Words, Pics, and Video Clips With her performances with the RSC in Love’s Labour’s Lost as Rosaline, and in Love’s Labour’s Won (better known as Much Ado About Nothing) as Beatrice, Michelle Terry will become better known around the world, particularly with the  onscreen broadcasts  of those two shows in the near future. So who is the actor Michelle Terry, and what is her background …Read More

New Global Theatre programmes from The Globe and RSC

Today we publish details of The Globe’s, and the RSC’s, new programmes – with video clips summarising each season. We’ve updated our Global Theatre diary with these shows, and with other new ways of experiencing Shakespeare from the BBC and DigitalTheatre.com.  Here’s a summary of what we think are the highlights from the new programmes: First, and most exciting, the first broadcast from the indoor, candlelit, Sam Wanamaker theatre of The …Read More

Review – RSC Live – Loves Labours Lost – ****

Last night I went to the Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh, to see RSC’s production of Love’s Labour’s Lost, live from Stratford. This is a play I haven’t seen in production before, though I had a vague idea about the plot – four young men swear to avoid women whilst they study; four women make them break their oaths, but make no commitments themselves. What a fun evening we had, exploring this theme! …Read More

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