Tron CREATIVE presents
Shaking up Shakespeare

with Gemma Fairlie
with Gemma Fairlie

A full day workshop aiming to provide both directors and performers with a tool kit of techniques of how to unlock and freshen up Shakespeare. The morning session will be a mixture of discussion and practical exercises exploring casting, collaboration and text using stimulus from Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth and Julius Caesar.

The afternoon will give participants a chance to work together on a piece of Shakespeare that they have been struggling with or have an idea they want to explore. If your piece is from a specific text then please email an outline of the extract and a few sentences about your idea to by Friday 10 August.

Gemma is currently Associate Director at Pitlochry Festival Theatre where she is currently directing The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Before the Party and The Wizard of Oz.

Gemma has directed throughout the UK and abroad, working on Shakespeare, New Writing, Physical Theatre, Circus and Musical Theatre. During her career, as both Director & Associate Director, she has worked for companies including: Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Court Theatre, New Vic Theatre and The Orange Tree Theatre.‚Äč

In addition to her directing, she is also a choreographer, movement director and dramaturg.

She is the Artistic Director of Light the Fuse and a regular Educational Practitioner for both the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

Times & Dates

16/08 - 10:30amBook Tickets

Ticket Information


Non-Members £60 | Members £30


Concessions are not available for this event

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