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Making My Brilliant Friend

Thu 16 January, 10.30am
Running Time: 5 hours 30 minutes

Exploring the current production of My Brilliant Friend, this talk will focus on the making of the NT production.

Schedule:

10:30 - 11:30am     Translating and Rewriting Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend with Dr Enza De Francisci, Lecturer in Translation Studies at the University of Glasgow

11:30 - 11:45am      Break

11:45am - 12:30pm Speakers include Kirsten Shiell, Senior Props Supervisor, Charlotte King, Prop Buyer, Barrie Nield, Construction Supervisor, and Charles Court, Scenic Art Supervisor.

12:30 - 1:30pm        Lunch

1:30 - 2:15pm         Movement and Dramatic Violence: Hear from speakers Sarah Dowling, Movement Director and John Sandeman, Fight Director on how actors are choreographed to bring realistic action and dramatic violence to life.

2:15 - 2:30pm         Break

2:30 - 4pm              Inside the My Brilliant Friend Rehearsal Room: Nicky Allpress, Staff Director and members of the understudy company demonstrate how sections of the text were approached in rehearsals.

Tickets £60 (£40 senior citizens / £15 students and under 18s)

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