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Acting Shakespeare's Language  

Acting Shakespeare's Language $30.86 ex GST
$33.95 inc GST

In this inspirational new manual, Andy Hinds shares what he has learnt over thirty years of teaching, the speaking and acting of Shakespeare’s texts. In simple steps he brings the reader to a full understanding of how Shakespeare’s language ‘works’, lucidly outlines a number of practical guidelines, and provides simple, test-proven exercises to put each guideline into practice.

Key points include:

  • Acting Solo Speeches
  • Pronunciation
  • Imagery and imagistic language
  • Acting Shakespeare’s Verse
  • Acting Shakespeare’s Prose
  • Breathing

The essential guide for all actors, students, teachers or directors tackling Shakespeare’s plays or speeches and wishing to release the full dramatic power of his words.

Oberon Books, UK | 978-1-78319-008-9 | Sales Rights: Australia/NZ only | PB


ANDY HINDS was born in Derry and has been a theatre director, playwright and acting teacher for many years.  He is currently Artistic Director of Classic Stage Ireland. Andy has an ongoing association with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London where for many years he taught, ‘Acting Shakespeare’ and directed their classic productions. Also for RADA he created and taught their 3-month ‘International Acting Shakespeare Course’ for professional actors, directors and academics. He recently conducted a series of Masterclasses in ‘Acting Shakespeare’ at Shakespeare’s Globe in London.