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An event for prospective postgraduate students with an interest in Shakespeare wanting to develop or advance a career in creative or academic fields.

Venue: The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon

Date and time: Saturday 13 May, 12.30pm-6pm. 

In partnership with the University of Birmingham we are hosting an open afternoon for prospective postgraduate students interested in developing or advancing careers in creative or academic fields – from teaching and lecturing to writing, acting or directing – as well as anyone with a passion for Shakespeare.

The event give you a taster of postgraduate study with the Shakespeare Institute, access to RSC experts and The Other Place itself, and a chance to hear firsthand what it is like to study in Stratford-upon-Avon.

The programme includes

  • A choice of workshop taster sessions with RSC practitioners on education, performance or research
  • An original performance from Shakespeare Institute MA students
  • Ask your own questions about postgraduate study and have them answered by current and former Shakespeare Institute students and members of University of Birmingham and RSC staff
  • Practical advice on applying for, and funding, postgraduate study.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available.

To Book

Tickets are FREE but spaces are limited and must be booked in advance through the RSC Box Office - 01789 403493. The booking deadline is Friday 28 April.

Further information

The RSC and the University of Birmingham are engaged in an exciting collaboration at The Other Place theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. Opened in 2016 to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, The Other Place is a creative hub for rehearsal, training, learning and research.

Through jointly-delivered postgraduate programmes, students have the chance to access creative and teaching spaces at The Other Place, and to draw on the experience of RSC artists and practitioners.

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