Thursday 20 June 2013, 7.30PM
Tickets for Michael Cordner’s production of The Dutch Courtesan, running Thursday 20th – Saturday 22nd June, are now on sale - www.dutchcourtesan.co.uk/booking
To coincide with The Dutch Courtesan and as part of the Festival of Ideas, Comedy Outreach Officer and director Tom Wright is offering practical workshops on Jacobean Tricksters. Tom will use techniques drawing from mask, clowning and commedia del arte to explore the skills needed to play a trickster on stage.
Tom Wright is an award-winning UK-based theatre director whose work ranges from the Fringe First-award-winning The Container to operas in Selfridges. He is Associate Director of Freedom Studios, Bradford.
On Friday 21st June, 5:45-6:30pm - Jacobean Theatre Now with Michael Billington
Setting the stage for the evening performance, leading theatre critic Michael Billington discusses Jacobean plays on the contemporary stage in conversation with Dutch Courtesan director Mike Cordner
The Dutch Courtesan website hosts the latest research on Martson’s comedy and tracks the upcoming production from rehearsal to performance, is now live. Featuring films, interviews, photo galleries, scholarly essays and teasers from June’s production, the site has been developed by Michael Cordner, Ollie Jones and TFTV students.
Location: Theatre, Department of Theatre, Film and Television, Heslington East Campus, University of York
Admission: Tickets cost: £7, £5 (concessions), group discounts also available