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Shakespeare's Emotions, Lost and Found

Shakespeare's Emotions, Lost and Found
Description
On 17 November, more than 60 Shakespeare students, scholars, theatre practitioners, and enthusiasts gathered at The Other Place Theatre to discuss emotion in Shakespeare's plays. This educational event formed part of the nationwide Being Human Festival, which showcased research in the humanities in more than 45 UK cities and towns throughout November.
Date:
08/12/2017

What does the University's collaboration with the RSC offer students?

What does the University's collaboration with the RSC offer students?
Description
Lizzie Hardy, who completed the MA Shakespeare and Creativity last year, talks about her experience of working and performing in The Other Place, and what the University's collaboration with the RSC meant to her.
Date:
04/12/2017

Arden Performance Editions Launch

Arden Performance Editions Launch
Description
The new Arden Performance Editions of Shakespeare series were launched at a public event which featured a masterclass on Hamlet given, with some recent RADA graduates, by the distinguished National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company actor Simon Russell Beale.
Date:
16/11/2017

Radical Mischief: A Conference Inviting Experiment in Theatre, Thought and Politics

Radical Mischief: A Conference Inviting Experiment in Theatre, Thought and Politics
Description
This conference invites participants to address the most important issues of our time in an open and exciting, interdisciplinary and sector-crossing conversation.
Date:
06/11/2017

Shakespeare for Freedom: Why the Plays Matter

Shakespeare for Freedom: Why the Plays Matter
Description
An interview with Kiernan Ryan and Ewan Fernie, author of Shakespeare for Freedom.
Date:
30/10/2017

Radical Mischief - a collaborative conference hosted by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the University of Birmingham

Radical Mischief - a collaborative conference hosted by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the University of Birmingham
Description
A new and ambitious dialogue between theatre and scholarship has the potential to refresh the quality and impact of thought and action in both arenas. In unstable times, can such inter-disciplinary discourse reinvigorate the spirit of democracy itself?
Date:
26/10/2017

Olivia Winteringham, RSC guest artist, on working with MA students from the Shakespeare Institute

Olivia Winteringham, RSC guest artist, on working with MA students from the Shakespeare Institute
Description
Each year, the RSC invites a guest artist to collaborate on the Shakespeare and Society module of the Shakespeare Institute's MA Shakespeare and Creativity. Olivia Winteringham, co-artistic director of KILN theatre company, talks about her experience of working with students.
Date:
17/10/2017

Student experience: an intensive devising weekend with KILN

Student experience: an intensive devising weekend with KILN
Description
Lorna Giltrow-Shaw, MA Shakespeare and Creativity student, talks to us about her experience of an intensive devising weekend in The Other Place.
Date:
13/10/2017

Voice and Text Coach Nia Lynn on working with Drama and Theatre Arts students

Voice and Text Coach Nia Lynn on working with Drama and Theatre Arts students
Description
RSC Education Associate Practitioner, Nia Lynn, talks about a Voice and Text workshop she delivered to undergraduate Drama and Theatre Arts students, as part of the University's ongoing collaboration with the RSC.
Date:
13/10/2017

Waseda University visit

Waseda University visit
Description
On 5 and 6 October the Shakespeare Institute and Waseda University collaborated in two events commemorating the life and work of the great Japanese director of Shakespeare, Yukio Ninagawa (1936-2916).
Date:
09/10/2017
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