The University of Birmingham is engaged in an exciting five-year collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) at The Other Place. This pioneering project has seen the reinstatement of the iconic RSC studio theatre, The Other Place. Opened in 2016 to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, The Other Place is the RSC’s creative hub for rehearsal, training, learning and research.
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- 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.
- 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.
- This conference invites participants to address the most important issues of our time in an open and exciting, interdisciplinary and sector-crossing conversation.
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