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It's 450 years since the birth of William Shakespeare, and his works are far from being dead as a doornail (Henry VI Part II). In fact his words will live on forever and a day (As You Like It).
In our repertoire we have three productions based on the plays of Shakespeare - Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Romeo & Juliet.
After the success of our first live tweet session with Dancer Hannah Bateman, our second live tweet chat is set to take place on the 2 May with our Premier Dancer Tobias Batley. The live tweet session will take place between 2.45 - 3.15pm and you can tweet us your questions using the hashtag #AskToby.
After the long Easter weekend we are back in the studio getting ready for the Mixed Programme at Linbury Studio Theatre at Royal Opera House. Kenneth Tindall's Luminous Juncture is set to get it's London premiere, Hans van Manen's Concertante makes a welcome return to the repertoire after a wonderful response last year and the dance legend Lar Lubovitch is in the studios rehearsing Concerto Six Twenty-Two.
The Company are currently out on tour and our Wardrobe team are hard at work behind the scenes making sure all our costumes are looking their best for show time. Kim Brassley, Head of Wardobe, kindly let me know what a day is like for our wardrobe team whilst on tour.
Make sure the Quick Change Rooms are in the right places and have lights, mirrors and rails in them.
The week kicks off today with Three Little Pigs north of the border at Stirling's MacRobert Theatre before arriving at Durham on Wednesday, Lancaster on Friday and rounding off the week at Blackpool Grand Theatre on Saturday.
Durham Gala Theatre - Wednesday 2 April (sold out)