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Directing for Shakespeare Masterclass with Ben Naylor (UK)


Sun 19 Mar 2017, 12:00pm–6:00pm

Where: Pop-up Globe Cellarage, 32 Crummer Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Equity members: $130.62 ($125.00 + $5.62 fees)
  • Non-Equity members: $140.88 ($135.00 + $5.88 fees)
  • Eventfinda tickets no longer on sale


Listed by: Pop-up Globe

Discover insights into the approach and methodology of directing Shakespearean performance with British Director Ben Naylor, who draws on rigorous textual and dramatic analysis, along with improvisation and play to liberate the actor’s body and imagination.

Spaces are limited to 15 directors who are either training or have graduated from a tertiary level drama school or have working experience in the performing arts industry.

All participants will be asked to attend as spectators to one of the acting masterclasses on either the 17th or 18th of March in preparation for the directing masterclass.

Ben Naylor is director of Pop-up Globe’s 2017 production of Othello and was director of the 2016 season of ‘Romeo & Juliet’. He is also a teacher at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, and has extensive directing experience around the world. Ben has taught acting at Shakespeare's Globe, the Shakespeare Centre, the Method Studio, LAMDA, ASAD, Cambridge University, Queen Mary and Westfield, Kingston University, Birkbeck College, at Berlin’s Forum fur Filmschauspiel, and in the US, New Zealand, Israel and Greece; he also currently teaches for Florida State University’s Theatre Academy London.

Spaces are limited to 15 directors who are either emerging or experienced in the industry.

Last day to register for the directing masterclass is March 14th

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