National Theatre of Scotland Associate Director, Stewart
Laing, is looking for people to participate in the development of a new piece
of theatre exploring the language of Shakespeare. Stewart is interested to find
alternative ways of speaking Shakespeare’s language by working with actors who
are trained to speak it as well as people who are not.
We are looking for participants of all ages who don’t have
experience of acting or performing, or of speaking Shakespeare, to attend a
session on one of the following dates:
Tuesday 17th March 4pm – 5pm
Wednesday 18th March 4pm
Thursday 19th March 4pm – 5pm
Friday 20th March 2.30pm
All participants will be contracted and paid a
supernumerary fee of £14.66 per hour and must be eligible to work in the UK.
Sessions will be friendly and relaxed, and will involve
sitting around a table and reading a few scenes together.
The group will be made up of 8 participants, some
professional actors, and the creative team. Sessions will take place at the
National Theatre of Scotland’s base in Glasgow.
The sessions will give participants an insight into the
process of an acclaimed theatre-maker creating new theatre, as well as how we
might explore Shakespeare’s language in new ways. We welcome everyone who would
like to join us, whether or not you have experience of watching or reading
If you’re interested in taking part in this opportunity, or
if you’d first like to have an informal chat about what it might involve, please
When getting in touch about taking part, please let us know
what days you would be able to participate in
The National Theatre of Scotland acknowledges the need and
right of everyone connected with the organisation to be treated with respect
and dignity in an environment in which a diversity of backgrounds and
experience is valued. We will, wherever possible, work towards an inclusive and
accessible space for all.