We are posting news about the cast, the crew, amateur groups and information for teachers. We also have monthly themes and news relating to performances.
Excitement, Surprise and Questioning: All in a Week’s Work by Simon Floyd
This autumn all our amateurs will be working on voice, movement and text. Simon Floyd, shares his experience with the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Voice Practitioner, Michael Corbidge.
I am Spartacus! – A Donkey’s Tale by Chris Clarke
Chris Clarke from the Nonentities based in Kidderminster starts his journey as the character Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream: a play for the nation.
Everything You Want is on the Other Side of Dear by Simon Floyd
Setting Task One – to rehearse and perform a selection of monologues and duologues in their groups. Here Simon Floyd talks about the process.
Whether you’re preparing to rehearse with a school-wide cast or focussing on a scene with a small group, familiarising your pupils with the story and themes is a strong place to start.
News From Fairy School #1
Next week we will be starting our work with the 28 schools whose pupils will take to stages across the UK to perform the Dream. Find out more about the process and what’s happening in our first update.