The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 8.0309. Monday, 3 March 1997.
Date: Monday, 3 Mar 1997 12:43:00 +0000
Subject: Conference for Teachers of Shakespeare
To all Shakespeare teachers,
The International Shakespeare Association and the Shakespeare Birthplace
Trust will hold the third conference for teachers of Shakespeare at the
Shakespeare Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon, from 27 July to 2 August 1997.
It remains the aim of the conference to bring togther teachers of
Shakespeare from the primary, secondary and tertiary levels on a
multi-national basis and to accommodate a wide range of teaching
interests and concerns.
This year the theme will be physical, audible and visual Shakespeare and
will include practical sessions on speaking Shakespeare, on physical
acting styles and the use of film and TV versions of Shakespeare's plays
in teaching. Speakers will include Adrian Noble, Artistic Director of
the Royal Shakespeare Company, Andrew Wade, the RSC's voice specialist,
and Dr Russell Jackson, Fellow of the Shakespeare Institute and Text
Adviser to Kenneth Branagh on his films of Much Ado about Nothing and,
more recently, Hamlet.
Members of the conference will have the opportunity to see the current
repertoire of the RSC in Stratford, including Hamlet, The Merry Wives of
Windsor, Henry VIII (or All Is True), Cymbeline and Much Ado about
Nothing, as well as Thomas Kyd's The Spanish Tragedy.
The registration fee is Stlg 90, excluding accommodation and theatre
tickets, and applications are requested by 31 May. For further
information or to register immediately:
write or fax to Dr Robert Smallwood, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust,
Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QW, UK. Tel +(44) 1789 201804;
Fax +(44) 1789 294911.
email to Dr Susan Brock, International Shakespeare Association,