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S_O_S!

_SHAKESPEARE ONLINE SESSIONS

During these challenging times for everyone across the world, we want to respond constructively and creatively ​to support artists and audiences as much as we can. The whole theatre industry has been responding with characteristic vim and vigour and we are so proud to be a part of that community.

The Faction is run by a very small team, but a mighty one who work in collaboration with the ensemble. For the next 6 weeks we are offering students due to graduate from drama school in 2020 free one-to-one 45 minute video sessions. These sessions will be on Friday afternoons and you can sign up here.  Please only sign up for one session and let us know if you need to cancel so we can offer the session back out. All sessions for the next 6 weeks are bookable below by time slot.

The session will be with one of our artistic directors Rachel or Mark and should focus on a piece of Shakespeare text of your choosing. The session will offer tailored feedback with a focus on the specific toolkit The Faction use when building their award winning work.

This is just a start, we will review this offer and look at how we can adapt and expand and offer more training to more people in due course, but please do get in touch with your thoughts info@thefaction.org.uk

'DYNAMIC AND RESOURCEFUL THE DIRECTOR AND HIS ENSEMBLE DON’T MONKEY WITH THE TEXT, THEY MERELY REINVENT THE WAY IN WHICH THE STORY IS TOLD'
THE STAGE ★★★★

THERE'S AN EXHILARATING SENSE HERE THAT THE ELEVEN-STRONG COMPANY HAVE PURPOSEFULLY SCRUBBED THEIR COLLECTIVE MEMORY CLEAN OF THE ENCRUSTED PLAQUE OF THE PLAY'S PERFORMANCE TRADITIONS. IT MADE ME FEEL AS THOUGH I HAD NEVER SEEN THE PLAY BEFORE... GO."★ ★ ★ ★
THE INDEPENDENT



'THE FACTION’S COLLECTIVE WORK IS A MUST-SEE FOR EVERY SHAKESPEARE FAN ALONGSIDE EVERY SHAKESPEARE VIRGIN'
A YOUNGER THEATRE ★★★★

 

'THEY GO FAST AT THE VERSE, BUT UNDERMARK LEIPACHER’S DIRECTION, IT REMAINS ASCLEAR AS A SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL'TIMEOUT

 

'PROPULSIVE AND HIGHLY PHYSICAL...A GALVANISING CLARITY AND IMMEDIACY...ILLUMINATED BY FLASHES OFINTELLIGENCE AND INVENTION.
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THE TIMES

 

AN INTELLIGENT, ASSURED AND KINETIC TAKE ON SHAKESPEARE'THE STAGE ★★★★

STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE ASSOCIATE ENSEMBLE
PETER BROOK EQUITY ENSEMBLE AWARD WINNERS
OFF WESTEND BEST ENSEMBLE AWARD WINNERS

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