First read through and discussions.
Polixines to his son in 4.4
Magic – Oracle, statue etc.
The Shift into Act 4
Hermione’s missing 16 years?
A play of three halves? How to do this and why this structure?
Autolicus – why no comeuppance
A play to be felt more than thought about?
Act 5.2 – off stage action?
Fishing in other people’s pools
Leontes and jealousy
Is it a political play?
A workshop to explore ways to connect physically and emotionally with the text, using an actor’s own personality and experiences. The aim is to find new techniques to really make Shakespeare’s words your own, spoken in the moment with clarity and honesty. Getting out of the head and into the body in order to portray the emotional extremes of a character truthfully – so put aside your iambic pentameter for now, and make it personal!