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...Age recommendation: 12+ This Bridge Theatre production was recorded through National Theatre Live on 22nd March, 2018. Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat...
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...The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, to give it its full title, by Christopher Marlowe, was first published in 1604, at least twelve years after its first performance, although the basic story of the play is much older.Having decided he...
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...Doctor Faustus is Christopher Marlowe's most renowned and controversial work. Famous for being the first dramatised version of the Faustus tale, the play depicts the sinister aftermath of Faustus's decision to sell his soul to the Devil...
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...Power, betrayal, justice. Phyllida Lloyd directs a cast including Harriet Walter in Shakespeare’s great political drama, part of the Donmar Warehouse’s all-female Shakespeare Trilogy. Set in the present-day in the world of a women’s prison,...

Imagining action

Donna Soto-Morettini

Donna Soto-Morettini has served as Director of Drama for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Head of Acting and Dance for Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, and Head of Acting at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London. She has worked extensively in television and is currently a casting director for ITV’s The Voice. Three of Donna’s books, Mastering the Audition: How to Perform Under Pressure (2012) and Popular Singing and Style (2014) and Mastering the Shakespeare Audition (2016) are published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, while The Philosophical Actor (2010) is published by Intellect. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mastering the Shakespeare Audition : A Quick Guide to Performance Success

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...The final skill we need to practice is the ability to imagine a detailed, active world all round us when performing. This is a purely creative exercise, which is always inspired by the text but not tied to it. In other words, we start...
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...Virtue and vice, transcendent love and realpolitik combine in Antony and Cleopatra, Shakespeare’s greatest exploration of the conflicting claims of sex and power, all expressed in a tragic poetry of breathtaking beauty and magnificence...
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...Opposing dictatorship and republicanism, private virtue and mob violence, Shakespeare’s tense drama of high politics reveals the emotional currents that flow between men in power. Featuring: Catherine Bailey, Sam Cox, Patrick Driver...
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...Caius Martius Coriolanus is a fearless soldier but a reluctant leader. His ambitious mother attempts to carve him a path to political power, but he struggles to change his nature and do what is required to achieve greatness. In this new...

Create the imagined world of the speech

Donna Soto-Morettini

Donna Soto-Morettini has served as Director of Drama for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Head of Acting and Dance for Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, and Head of Acting at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London. She has worked extensively in television and is currently a casting director for ITV’s The Voice. Three of Donna’s books, Mastering the Audition: How to Perform Under Pressure (2012) and Popular Singing and Style (2014) and Mastering the Shakespeare Audition (2016) are published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, while The Philosophical Actor (2010) is published by Intellect. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mastering the Shakespeare Audition : A Quick Guide to Performance Success

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...This exercise takes focus, so make sure you are taking breaks every 20–30 minutes and just allowing your mind to drift before you go back into the focused mode of work. At this point we’ve identified the main action/s of the speech, so...
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...Dazzlingly eloquent and ceremonious, Richard II invests a weak and self-dramatising man with tragic status and represents Shakespeare’s most searching exploration of the meaning of kingship and the rising powers that can destroy it....