To complement our theatrical production of Three Tales from Ovid - Retold by Amber Hsu, we have created an education programme to unpack the relationship between Ovid and Shakespeare's plays.

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Exploring how Shakespeare used Ovid's stories as the inspiration for some of his best-known plays, Ovid’s tales can give students a perfect first step into Shakespeare.

OVID PRODUCTION WORKSHOPS  

Directly linked to Three Tales from Ovid - Retold by Amber Hsu, these workshops will explore the stories and characters in Ovid’s tales as well as the Shakespeare plays they inspired. 

Max. 30 students per workshop.

Dates: 10 and 12 October 2017

Times: Half day workshops that last for two hours. 10.30am-12.30pm or 1.30pm-3.30pm

Venue: The Clore Learning Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Cost: £10 per student (includes show ticket)

OVID DISCOVERY DAYS

These days will introduce students to Amber Hsu’s retelling of Ovid’s tales. Students will create and stage extracts from Three Tales from Ovid - Retold by Amber Hsu, as well as exploring the Shakespeare plays these stories inspired. Students will have a chance to create their own tales using Ovid’s stories and Shakespeare’s plays as the inspiration. 

These Discovery Days take place on weekdays between 9 and 20 October, excluding 10 and 12 October.

HALF DAY DISCOVERY DAY - MAX 30 STUDENTS

Times: From 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm or 4pm-6pm

Cost: RSC Education Member £187.50, Non-Member £200, Overseas groups £287.50 

FULL DAY DISCOVERY DAY - MAX 30 STUDENTS

Times: From 10am-3.30pm or 1pm-6pm

Cost: RSC Education Member £325, Non-Members £350, Overseas groups £450

Venue: The Clore Learning Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon  

HOW TO BOOK

To book, please call the Education Ticket Hotline on 01789 403434. This line is answered by a specialist education team available 8.30am-5pm Monday to Friday during term time.

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