27 April 2017

Leading On…  Cracking Shakespeare with Liam Halligan. Booking Now Open

Leading On…  Cracking Shakespeare with Liam Halligan. Booking Now Open

The Leading On …  weekend is always a high point in the youth theatre calendar, offering leaders the chance to recharge their batteries, develop your practice and meet like-minded people.
For our incredible thirteenth year of Leading On…  we welcome Liam Halligan to work on ‘Cracking Shakespeare’ with our participants over three days in NUI Maynooth in Co. Kildare.

Cracking Shakespeare

Over the weekend course we will explore ways of making Shakespeare accessible, relevant and fun to perform. The aim is to dispel any fears of dealing with classical text. We will look at structure, meaning, intention and examine the possibilities of genderless casting.
We will use games and improvisations based on Liam’s work as a Shakespearean actor with directors like Declan Donnellan, author of The Actor and the Target, and Phyllida Lloyd, who directed an acclaimed all-female Shakespeare trilogy in London last year.
Liam’s extensive experience working with young people over the past ten years will inform the three days of exploration.

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June 9th - 11th 2017


NUI Maynooth


Closing Date for Bookings is May 29th

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