Rusty Frog YT to Stage a Modern Version of Shakespeare’s Othello
Rusty Frog Youth Theatre
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Terri Lieber
Date: Thursday, 25 July at 8pm at Skibbereen Town Hall
Tickets: €10/€5 available online www.westcorkartscentre.com/events/othello/ or call 02822090
A group of sixteen young actors working with Terri Lieber have created a modern version of Othello. This is a story full of great roles and themes relevant to young people - love, jealousy, friendship, loyalty, bullying and insecurity - adapted to a modern setting.
About Rusty Frog Youth Theatre at Uillinn West Cork Art Centre
The programme includes weekly training workshops in acting, improvisation, stagecraft, voice, script work, street theatre, puppetry, physical theatre, clowning, dance, percussion, devising, writing, directing and technical skills. It also includes an annual theatre production, theatre trips, and participation in the National Festival of Youth Theatres. Youth Theatre is a unique blend of youth work with a professional theatre approach focusing on the social and creative development of its members as well as developing their theatre skills. No experience is necessary, just commitment.
What some of our members have to say:
"Personally I love youth theatre. It offers me a chance to make new friends and I know I can express myself without getting judged"
"I really really enjoyed it, Its a safe space for acting and just expression in general"
"Its very fun and rewarding. I can be myself"
"I loved Youth Theatre. I felt it was a really great space to be in."
About the Director
Terri Lieber is an actor and teacher with many years of experience. She has taught in local schools for many years and has also been involved in setting up drama clubs and directing the school musicals. In her other life she is a writer and actor who has worked with Playacting Theatre and Schull Drama Group and regularly tours with the comedy/cabaret act ‘Eileen and Marilyn.’
- 25 July 2019