Shakespeare Society



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We are a relatively new theatre society on campus, with a focus on Shakespeare and his contemporaries - recent productions include 'Henry V', 'Tis Pity She's a Whore', 'Julius Caesar', 'The Merchant of Venice' and 'Much Ado About Nothing'.

We run 48hr plays each term, and larger productions throughout the year. '48 hour plays' are rehearsed, produced, and finally performed over a 48hr intensive period. Our larger productions have a bigger budget and have the opportunity to run at full length! ShakeSoc also have an annual tour to Stratford-upon-Avon, home of the Bard, where they stage a show in a professional theatre.

We also have a series of smaller projects that our members can get involved with. These include workshops on how to handle Elizabethan text, film-making projects, academic debates and socials!

To keep updated on these and other exciting activities, like us on Facebook and join our members' group. We're always looking for ideas and proposals, so if there is something Shakespearian you have always wanted to do, let us know! As a smaller society we are always open to new talent and new ideas, giving you the opportunity to build up your theatrial experience.

If you want to get in contact with us, you can go to any of committee directly, or via the Facebook page.


Co-Presidents: Henry Edwards & Emily Millwood

Treasurer: Anna Lovering

General Secretary: Holly Williams

Publicity Officer: Ruby Tansey-Thomas

Company Stage Manager: Hannah Clancy


Comedy Acting Workshop from Shakesoc and Exeter Comedy
18th September 11am - 1pm
Roborough Studios, Streatham Campus
Joint with Comedy Society, we will be taking Shakespeare's plays and putting them on their feet- utilising slapstick, improv, and the dialogue itself to really bring the texts to life!
Shakesoc Fresher's Monologue Workshop
20th September 3pm - 5pm
Roborough Studios, Streatham Campus
We will be taking popular and famous monologues and scenes from various Shakespearian plays and teaching the attendees how to pronounce, project and keep up with iambic pentameter!
Shakesoc Meet and Greet
21st September noon - 1:30pm
Chococo, Exeter City Centre
Come and meet the current committee and fellow Shakespearean lovers over a lovely mug of hot chocolate!
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