July 25 - Tama Matheson
Tama Matheson is a director, actor, and writer, educated at Oxford University, and the University of Queensland. He is currently Artistic Director of The Brisbane Shakespeare Festival, and is a freelance theatre and opera director.
Tama's session will revolve around "Shakespeare without 'Shakespeare' - stripping away clutter and traditions, & refreshing Shakespeare's text. Please bring along a copy of Shakespeare, if you have it, and to look specifically on some of the very well-known speeches, particularly:
'To be or not to be' (Hamlet)
'Tomorrow and tomorrrow and tomorrow' (Macbeth)
'St. Crispin's day' & 'Once more unto the breach, dear friends' (Henry V)
'O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo' (Romeo and Juliet)
'Now is the winter of our discontent' (Richard III)
'Our revels now are ended' (The Tempest)
Then, for less well-known speeches:
'Go, play, boy, play' (A Winter's Tale)
'I know a willow grows aslant a brook' (Hamlet)
'How blest am I / In my just censure, in my true opinion' (A Winter's Tale)
Finally, from the Sonnets:
'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day'
September 26 - Lizzie Conrad Hughes
Lizzie has been a professional actress since 1995, experiencing everything from student films to West End plays. She began developing cue-scripting in 2013, forming Shake-Scene Shakespeare (May 2017) to develop the technique and its applications for actors and audiences. Shake-scene’s first production was Merchant of Venice (The Cockpit, 3-7 October).
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