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Introduction to Performing Shakespeare

Step out from behind the classroom desk and explore how professional actors approach Shakespeare’s language in performance. Learn key skills in mining Shakespeare’s text for meaning, clues and character. Exploring a range of characters from Shakespeare’s canon, participants will be guided in clear and powerful techniques to decode the original text, and playful strategies to bring these characters to life. Participants will gain an innovative perspective and fresh approach to these classic works.

Tuesday 16 June (4.30pm – 6.30pm)
Duration: 2 hours
For: 13-17 year olds
Price: $40

Bell Shakespeare is Australia’s national theatre company specialising in the works of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

This program is proudly supported by the Seaborn, Broughton & Walford Foundation.

Image credit: Clare Hawley