Wrapping up Shakespeare Forum 2013

Cicely Berry, Justin Audibert and Bridget Escolme close their week of workshops with young Brazilian actors and directors with a public master class this evening at Teatro Vila Velha. Each of them will open the door of the rehearsal room and show an audience something of how they have fused their own knowledge of Shakespeare […]

Shakespeare Forum 2013: Our second day

In her 87th year, Cicely Berry picks her way carefully down Salvador’s historic cobbled streets and is more cautious than other members of the RSC in trying the gastronomic delights of a Bahian restaurant, but she throws caution and her walking stick to one side when she enters the rehearsal room to begin her workshops […]

First Shakespeare Forum in Salvador, Bahia

It’s here! This week People’s Palace Projects’ Shakespeare Forum takes place at Teatro Vila Velha in Salvador with academics from QMUL Drama Department and staff from the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). It is an educational and artistic exchange between Brazil and the UK, aiming to explore, represent, rethink and celebrate the legacy of the English […]