Blogs by Gail Sawyer

Words

July 14, 2014
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This is a long, painstaking, but very necessary process. Hours and hours are spent on this.

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10 actors, 32 - no, 35 Shakespearean Sonnets! How?

July 10, 2014
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So, if each sonnet takes approximately one minute to speak out loud, and we have 10 actors and need a piece that's just under an hour, and we need time for transitions and maybe some physical work, and maybe a couple of group sonnets - that's about three per actor. Give or take a few.

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Ten actors, 32 Shakespearean Sonnets. Why?

June 18, 2014
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We needed a piece to work on that would give these young actors a chance to explore Shakespeare, to find themselves in his rich and complex language. But this had to be worked around A level exam prep, jobs, holidays and a million other commitments.

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