We’re talkin’ Shakespeare today!
In this episode, I chat with theatre artist Anita Smith about her production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It for Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan’s 2019 season.
We talk about the parallels between directing and teaching, about why she chose Alice in Wonderland as a "hook" for the show, about directing As You Like It in the era of Trump, and about how the practicalities of labour and bodies inform what we can do in theatre and education (spoiler alert: it turns out audiences and students have material bodies with needs!).
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**Read the transcript for this episode here.**
Thank you to Anita for the permission to use this episode’s photograph, which is from the 2019 As You Like It production put on by Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan. Here are additional photo credits: