To suit the Action to the Word, the Word to the Action

DF Acting Shakespeare

Discover Fine Acting specializes in working with Shakespeare’s language, especially his verse, and has a full Shakespeare site where you can receive practical help with the Bard.

Visit Acting Shakespeare for full information and to start playing with some of the most fantastic lines ever written.


Over at Acting Shakespeare:

What is the most important element in Shakespeare’s plays?

How to audition for Shakespeare

Tips for reading and understanding Shakespeare

Multi-media article about Twelfth Night, or What You Will

Remember that the present need speaks – you only open your mouth to speak when you have something to say (Obvious? Then why is this so often forgotten in performance?)

Blogging Shakespeare – from The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

This Supernatural Soliciting

Ask Shakespeare! – Questions & Answers

Acting Shakespeare – Useful Notes on Language

“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” – Sonnet 18

Skills for Shakespeare – Speaking in Iambic Pentameter

And more…

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