Tim Penton in Decameron

The Measure for Measure Project

In January 2017 we launch The Measure for Measure Project, another in our series of one-term courses centred around Shakespeare’s work. Participants on the course then have the opportunity to continue to performance in summer 2017. What does the course involve and what’s it like to participate? These are the thoughts and feelings of some Read more about The Measure for Measure Project[…]


The Voice is the Muscle of the Soul: a new course from in situ:

Tutor/director Richard Spaul talks about in situ:’s upcoming course, Voice is the Muscle of the Soul. Sue Quilliam: Richard, the title of this course is intriguing. What does it mean? RS: It’s a quote from Alfred Wolfsohn, a pioneer in Voice Exploration. He felt that the voice was the main ‘soul’, or expresser of human Read more about The Voice is the Muscle of the Soul: a new course from in situ:[…]


What is Theatre and Landscape?

Every year for the past 14 years, in situ: has offered a residential workshop, Theatre and Landscape in site-specific theatre. The current format is that the group – facilitated by artistic director Bella Stewart – spend a whole week in an inspiring location, devising pieces of experimental ‘Theatre’ inspired by the surrounding ‘Landscape’. These are Read more about What is Theatre and Landscape?[…]


Learn to Act 3: Tragedy in Performance

Tragedy has been the most powerful and sublime dramatic form since the Ancient Greeks created it. The greatest playwrights from Aeschylus to Beckett and beyond have worked in this medium and produced some of the greatest plays in existence. This spring, in situ: presents a new eight-week course exploring the use of tragedy in performance. Read more about Learn to Act 3: Tragedy in Performance[…]


Learn to Act 3: Staging and interpretation

This summer in situ:, presents an eight-week course exploring ways of making text come alive in performance. Using dialogues from King Lear and Hedda Gabler, we’ll explore Shakespeare’s language and look at more modern psychological approaches to: the staging and interpretation of text, the creation of character, use of space and and interacting with and Read more about Learn to Act 3: Staging and interpretation[…]