pressemelding fra Haugesund Teater
Shakespeare-workshop på Haugesund Teater
Fredag 22.april 18.00 – 20.00
Lørdag 23.april 10.00 – 14.00 (Forestilling klokken 20.00)
Søndag 24.april 10.00 – 13.00
Kr. 1.000,- (inkludert billett til forestillingen To My Man).
Workshop og hotell (fredag til søndag):
Kr. 1.600,- per person i dobbeltrom.
Kr. 1.900,- per person i enkeltrom.
Vennligst kontakt sekretær Kirsti Gullhaugen Svelland på telefon 52 74 37 20 eller e-post: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHAKESPEARE OUR FRIEND
TO THE MODERN ACTOR Shakespeare can seem to be a difficult mystery because of the style of his writing.
But this is not so. The style of the writing is easy to understand if you really look and stop the panic and think!
When I was a leading actress for the Royal Shakespeare Theatre for over nine years, of course I met and worked with John Barton.
Since graduating form the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, I had already found the pleasure and delight in acting in a Shakespeare play in other companies. It was John who opened my eyes as to how easy it is to perform. Since when I have travelled to many countries and added my own inspiration and collected knowledge to develop what he showed to me.
Over our workshop three days we will
use ’hands on’ practice to prove to each other and ourselves the fun that
BIOGRAPHY SHEILA ALLEN
Sheila trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, (RADA). Later as a mature student she studied for the MA., at King’s College London.
She has been lucky in her career to move between modern plays both in the theatre and on the television and other classical drama, and film. Recently she appeared as the mother of Colin Firth in the Richard Curtis’ film “Love Actually”, and is proud to be seen as a member of the Ministry of Witches and Wizards in the forthcoming Harry Potter story of !The Goblet of Fire”.
For Shakespeare some of the parts she has played in the UK are Lady Macbeth, Kate in the Tamin of the Shrew, Beatrice in Much Ado about Nothing, Concril in King Lear, The Queen in Cymberline, Gertryud in Hamlet. In the USA, Paulina in The Winter’s Tale, Titania in A Midsummer Nights Dream, and Volumnia in Coriolanus.
She now lives mainly in London and enjoys visiting her two sons Joseph and Jesse in the USA. She was married for many years to leading stage and film director Davis Jones who lives in New York.