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Jaq Bessell

Jaq Bessell is the Director of Postgraduate Studies and Programme Leader for MA/MFA Acting at the Guildford School of Acting, University of Surrey, UK. After gaining her PhD, she spent the six years working in the professional theatre, first at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and later as Head of Research at Shakespeare's Globe in London. Later, she taught acting at the Actor Training Program at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City before joining the faculty in the M.Litt/M.F.A. programme in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature in Performance at Mary Baldwin College in partnership with the American Shakespeare Center. She then became a lecturer and fellow at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon. Her work with actors is the source, form, and outlet for her ongoing research in Early Modern drama, particularly the plays of Shakespeare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare in Action : 30 Theatre Makers on Their Practice

The Arden Shakespeare, 2019

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... of the stage, and it was hoped that this would highlight not individual design choices, but the story in general. (Bessell, 2001) The creative team for the 2000 Globe Hamlet were not arguing that a Jacobean clothing scheme...

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Jaq Bessell

Jaq Bessell is the Director of Postgraduate Studies and Programme Leader for MA/MFA Acting at the Guildford School of Acting, University of Surrey, UK. After gaining her PhD, she spent the six years working in the professional theatre, first at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and later as Head of Research at Shakespeare's Globe in London. Later, she taught acting at the Actor Training Program at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City before joining the faculty in the M.Litt/M.F.A. programme in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature in Performance at Mary Baldwin College in partnership with the American Shakespeare Center. She then became a lecturer and fellow at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon. Her work with actors is the source, form, and outlet for her ongoing research in Early Modern drama, particularly the plays of Shakespeare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare in Action : 30 Theatre Makers on Their Practice

The Arden Shakespeare, 2019

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...Mike Alfreds, Director An introduction to Shakespeare I was an avid reader and theatregoer from a very early age but, unlike some children who instinctively find his work magical and revelatory, I found Shakespeare...

Introduction

Jaq Bessell

Jaq Bessell is the Director of Postgraduate Studies and Programme Leader for MA/MFA Acting at the Guildford School of Acting, University of Surrey, UK. After gaining her PhD, she spent the six years working in the professional theatre, first at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and later as Head of Research at Shakespeare's Globe in London. Later, she taught acting at the Actor Training Program at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City before joining the faculty in the M.Litt/M.F.A. programme in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature in Performance at Mary Baldwin College in partnership with the American Shakespeare Center. She then became a lecturer and fellow at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon. Her work with actors is the source, form, and outlet for her ongoing research in Early Modern drama, particularly the plays of Shakespeare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare in Action : 30 Theatre Makers on Their Practice

The Arden Shakespeare, 2019

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...This is a practical book revealing the processes and practices that the cast (actors) and creatives (directors, designers and coaches) working at some of the larger producing theatres in the United Kingdom and the United States use, when...

Cast

Jaq Bessell

Jaq Bessell is the Director of Postgraduate Studies and Programme Leader for MA/MFA Acting at the Guildford School of Acting, University of Surrey, UK. After gaining her PhD, she spent the six years working in the professional theatre, first at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and later as Head of Research at Shakespeare's Globe in London. Later, she taught acting at the Actor Training Program at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City before joining the faculty in the M.Litt/M.F.A. programme in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature in Performance at Mary Baldwin College in partnership with the American Shakespeare Center. She then became a lecturer and fellow at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon. Her work with actors is the source, form, and outlet for her ongoing research in Early Modern drama, particularly the plays of Shakespeare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare in Action : 30 Theatre Makers on Their Practice

The Arden Shakespeare, 2019

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... Barton and Jaq Bessell, who helped demystify language in such a humble and honest way, helping me clear the nonsense and baggage out of my way in order to set me on a path that continues to thrill and challenge me today. I think...