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Workshop – A Tryst with The Bard

JAGRITI Studio presents “A Tryst with The Bard” By Rebecca Gould Education Associate Practitioner, Royal Shakespeare Company

A day to discover practical strategies designed to help actors expand their repertoire in a performance-based approach to Shakespeare, and facilitate teachers’ and students’ understanding of ability to stage Shakespeare’s plays.

Date: Sun 23 May
Time: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Venue: E702 Renaissance Jagriti, Ramagondanahalli, Varthur Road, Whitefield, Bangalore 560 066
Fee: Rs. 750/- (including refreshment and lunch)
Phone: 28475373 eMail: edu@jagrititheatre.com for an application form

RSC Education Associate Practitioner

Rebecca Gould, lives in London but is originally from Cardiff, Wales. She is a Theatre Director and Producer and has specialized in directing new plays, education projects, and plays for and with young people.

Previously she was Associate Director at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth, Producer for Primary School Projects at the National Theatre, Education Director at the English Shakespeare Company and Associate Director of Made in Wales Stage Company, Cardiff.

She has directed plays for the National Theatre, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Adverse Camber, Y-Touring Theatre, London, Chol Theatre, Huddersfield, Welsh College of Music and Drama, Sherman Theatre, Cardiff and Made in Wales Stage Company.

She was a new writing advisor for the new National Theatre Wales and produced the national ‘Speechless’ Tour for the British Council and Apples and Snakes. She has co-written a book on Shakespeare and Young People for Methuen Drama.

She recently received a British Council ‘Cross Cultural Collaboration’ grant to work with Tin Can Theatre, Kolkata, Parthian Books, Wales and Lewis Davies, playwright and novelist on an adaptation of a new novel ‘Mrs D’Silva’s Dectective Instincts and the Shaitan of Kolkata’ by Glen Peters.

Her work has a strong international dimension: she has produced and directed productions and festivals in London, Cardiff, Hong Kong, Kolkata, India and Ghana. She co-founded Tinderbox with Jeff Teare in 2002 and has worked closely with the Wellcome Trust to foster a wider awareness of advances in biomedicine, she currently sits on their Society Award Committee.

Throughout 2007 and 2008 Rebecca worked as Project Director for the RSC’s Learning & Performance Network. In this role she worked with nine regional clusters of schools, leading teacher training days and working with schools to direct performances for the Regional Schools Celebration at The Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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