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Living Thought ft Christopher Plummer | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Former Stratford Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Michael Langham is remembered...Full Description
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Living Thought ft Christopher Plummer | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Former Stratford Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Michael Langham is remembered for his theory of Living Thought, an acting technique that shaped the future of classical performance at Stratford and beyond.

Interviews with:
Robert Blacker
Len Cariou
Juan Chioran
Dean Gabourie
Michael Langham
Des McAnuff
Christopher Plummer
Transformation | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Gareth Potter and Seana McKenna take us through their transformation process for the ...Full Description
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Transformation | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Gareth Potter and Seana McKenna take us through their transformation process for the 2011 Stratford Shakespeare Festival productions of Hosanna and Richard III.

Photos by:
Erin Samuell, A Simple Photograph
http://www.simplephoto.ca
The Making of a Production: Titus Andronicus | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Director Darko Tresnjak and members of the cast and artistic team provide insights in...Full Description
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The Making of a Production: Titus Andronicus | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Director Darko Tresnjak and members of the cast and artistic team provide insights into bringing Titus Andronicus to the stage as part of the 2011 Stratford Shakespeare Festival season.

Stageside Shorts takes you behind the scenes at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to explore how Canada's leading repertory theatre stages captivating productions every season.

Interviews featuring (in order of appearance):
Darko Tresnjak - Director
John Vickery - Titus Andronicus
Dion Johnstone - Aaron
Kim Lott - Stage Manager
Claire Lautier - Tamora
Amanda Lisman - Lavinia
David Ferry - Marcus Andronicus
Linda Cho - Costume Designer
Simon Fon - Fight Director
Theatre Tech | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Technical Director of the Avon Theatre describes some of the joys and challenges of w...Full Description
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Theatre Tech | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Technical Director of the Avon Theatre describes some of the joys and challenges of working in a repertory theatre company with such technically heavy productions such as The Grapes of Wrath and Jesus Christ Superstar.

The Grapes of Wrath and Jesus Christ Superstar were part of the 2011 Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

Stageside Shorts takes you behind the scenes at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to explore how Canada's leading repertory theatre stages captivating productions every season.
Book to Play | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Book to Play | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival The writers and d...Full Description
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Book to Play | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Book to Play | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival

The writers and directors behind three Festival productions explain how they worked to bring the literary classics The Grapes of Wrath, The Odyssey and Moby Dick to life on stage.

Interviews with:
Antoni Cimolino
Frank Galati
Peter Hinton
Morris Panych
Changeover (Avon Theatre) | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
With less than 4 hours between shows, the exceptional Stratford Festival crew goes to...Full Description
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Changeover (Avon Theatre) | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
With less than 4 hours between shows, the exceptional Stratford Festival crew goes to work changing the Avon Theatre stage from The Grapes of Wrath to Jesus Christ Superstar.
New Play Development | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
The annual Playwrights' Retreat is just one way in which the Stratford Shakespeare Fe...Full Description
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New Play Development | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
The annual Playwrights' Retreat is just one way in which the Stratford Shakespeare Festival supports the development of new Canadian plays. Recent participants describe its benefits -- both to them and to the Festival.

Interviews with:
Donna-Michelle St. Bernard (Toronto, Ontario)
Kenneth T. Williams (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)
Hiro Kanagawa (Vancouver, BC)
Linda Gaboriau (Montreal, Quebec)
Michel Marc Bouchard (Montreal, Quebec)
Education | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
The plays of William Shakespeare were never intended to be read alone silently, they ...Full Description
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Education | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival
The plays of William Shakespeare were never intended to be read alone silently, they were always meant to be seen and heard. The Stratford Shakespeare Festival believes strongly in this and have created various programs to get students on their feet and enjoying these fine works.

Interviews with:
Edward Daranyi
Andrea Jackson

For more information about the Stratford Shakespeare Festival's education programming, please visit: http://www.stratfordfestival.ca/education

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