A History of Performing Arts

A History of Performing Arts

Acting isn’t just a job for us- it’s a way of life.  We put on performances to celebrate life and imagination.  Our goal is to thrill future audiences, inspire them, and revel with them.  We also want to bring more awareness to the acting scene, and remind people that there is more to telling great stories, than just going to the movies.Recently, I and several of my colleagues were asked why we decided to become actors.  It wasn’t an easy question to compartmentalize, even there is no other profession I think I would rather be doing.  That’s because there is not one story or one aspect to theatre that I identify with- I love it all.  I also know that in this regard, I am not alone.  My comrades are like-minded, and we all come from a long line of devoted stage actors.

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New Shows to Look Out For

New Shows to Look Out For

With October just around the corner, everyone is getting geared up for Halloween.  We’re no different here at the British Shakespeare Company, and although most of us don’t have harvests to celebrate these days, it’s still an exciting time.  The weather is cooling off, and people are staying out of doors before the winter chill sets in.  Here within the company, we’re using the opportunity to flex our proverbial, and prosthetic claws.  That’s why all this month, we’ll be putting on performances from some of the most celebrated penny dreadful novels, to bring some horror in people’s lives.

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Why We Like Shakespeare

Why We Like Shakespeare

What’s in a name?  If you’re asking about us, then I would remind you that Shakespeare is in our name; after all, we are the British Shakespeare Company.  While we don’t restrict ourselves exclusively to the tales spun by the bard, we would be remiss if we didn’t take a moment or two to explain our appreciation of William Shakespeare.

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