Learning is at the heart of our work. We aim to encourage others to share our passion for Shakespeare's inspirational language, vibrant characters and exciting sense of theatre.
We tailor our workshops to meet the needs of participants whether pupils, teachers, students, community groups, youth theatres, professional actors or employees at company away days.
Allow us to transform your classroom, lecture hall, or theatre studio into a rich digital canvas as we explore the possibilities of adapting Shakespeare in the 21st century.
Taking inspiration from 1623's own adaptation of King Lear in our pilot production, Lear/Cordelia, participants will work collaboratively to create their very own immersive, mutlimedia performance - conjuring a storm which reflects both the physical environment of the play as well as the tumultuous nature of King Lear's mind.
With insight into projection mapping, soundscaping, and ensemble delivery of Shakespearean text, this two-hour workshop promises a fascinating glimpse at the possibilities of marrying classical text with digital technology to create exciting, new interpretations of the some of the richest language in world literature.
in total, all-inclusive, for each workshop
Maximum number of participants: 30
Part of 1623's pilot production, Lear/Cordelia
For primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities.
For everyone with interest in cinema, theatre, literature and Shakespeare.
Interactive workshops on plays or scenes for pupils in term-time and teachers on inset days, for Key Stage 2.
"The day was a great success, with all the pupils engaged fully in the drama, movement and costume workshops. You explained everything so clearly and made Shakespeare lots of fun"
Miss Coleman at Lady Jane Grey Primary School, Leicestershire
Interactive workshops on plays or scenes for pupils or students in term-time and teachers on inset days, from Key Stages 3 to 4 and post-16 learners.
"Your ideas are exactly what we need in the classroom to bring Shakespeare to life"
Staffordshire County Council on Teacher Training Day
Practical exploration of the theatrical potential of Shakespeare's plays and/or those of his contemporaries for undergraduates, postgraduates and lecturers.
"An invaluable workshop for the students"
Dr Ana-Maria Sanchez, Sheffield Hallam University
* BSL-interpreted performance
** Dementia-friendly performance
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