Date / Time: Wednesday 17th April
Duration: 10.30 - 13.00
Venue: Studio 79
Practitioner: Scott Handy
How can we find a way to treat Shakespeare as you would improvised dialogue? what are the ways to unlock the text?
We will explore some principles through a selection of some of Shakespeare's greatest scenes and also work on examples brought to the workshop. Actors should bring along a shakespearean speech which is off book to explore in the latter stages of the work.
As an actor he has worked extensively in classical theatre including three years with Cheek by Jowl and five seasons at the RSC.He spent a year working on Shakespeare with Peter Brook in Paris and in New York with The Wooster Group.His film credits include work with Richard Attenborough, Rupert Goold, Tim Burton, Peter Greenaway and Woody Allen.