THE ARTS SOCIETY CHELTENHAM
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DateVisit
24 October 2017A Day with the Royal Shakespeare Company
23 May 2017An Afternoon at Rousham
15 March 2017David Hockney - a retrospective at Tate Britain
13 October 2016Visit to Wightwick Manor
16 June 2016Frampton Court and Manor
06 April 2016Painting the Modern Garden Exhibition at the Royal Academy
03 November 2015Goya - The Portraits at the National Gallery
23 June 2015A Pop Up visit to the ‘Ravilious’ Exhibition Dulwich Picture Gallery 23rd June 2015
21 May 2015Laskett Gardens Visit
25 November 2014Visit to the National Gallery Rembrandt - The late works

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A Day with the Royal Shakespeare Company
Tuesday 24 October 2017

'from page to stage - see how it all works'

From the first inkling of an idea to a performance on stage a play has an incredible journey taking some 4 years to complete. Here we have a unique opportunity to experience some of that journey made so many times since the beginnings of the RSC in 1879. We will see how a play makes its way from page to stage at ‘The Other Place’ whereDirectors and Actors will explain their rehearsal process to us.

We will discover the way costumes and props used in rehearsal can influence the performance and take a peek into the Costume hire store to see how they are made.

We’ll also see what its like ‘backstage’ at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and explore a production in more depth. So may have to stand around for some of the time … a shooting stick (with rubber foot) could be useful for some as limited seating is available.

A fascinating day that may change your view of theatre altogether and forever!

With coffee on arrival and a buffet lunch included. There will also be some time to explore the Stratford Theatre, visit the scenery ‘Tower’ or just take delight in the river Avon flowing
gently by …

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