Virginia Insight
12:50 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Acting Director-less

In television... in movies... in theater... you expect the person in charge to be the director, right?

So what if a group of professional actors got together without anyone in charge?

They’ve been doing just that for sometime now at a celebrated Shakespeare Center in Virginia.

We take a look at why these director-less actors have been getting such rave reviews.

NOTE: This is an encore presentation, originally broadcast November 26, 2012.

Guests:
Miriam Burrows - Professional Actress.

Ben Curns - Professional Actor.

Sarah Enloe, M.Litt., MFA - Director of Education,  American Shakespeare Center.

Additional Contributor:

Ralph Alan Cohen, PhD - Director of Mission and Co-Founder of the American Shakespeare Center and Blackfriars Playhouse, based in Staunton, Virginia. The Gondar Professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature at Mary Baldwin College. Author of  ShakesFear and How to Cure It: A Handbook for Teaching Shakespeare (Prestwick House).

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