If only more companies had the guts to take such risks
Plays to see *****
A privilege to be there, clearly exceptional and important work.
Deborah Warner CBE
Hamlet, who’s there?
Clasicos en Alcala, Spain. June 10th & 11th June 2016
Neuss Globe, Germany. June 13th & 14th 2016
Hamletscenen Shakespeare Festival, Kronberg Castle, Denmark August 8th & 9th 2016
This unique Hamlet is raw, intimate and bold, featuring just six actors, a sofa and a dum-kit. Kelly Hunter adapts, directs and performs in the production, which tours Europe this summer culminating at Hamletscenen, Kronberg Castle, Elsinore as part of the 400th centenary Shakespeare celebrations. Hamlet, who’s there? explores notions of the divided self and the transference of grief within one impossible claustrophobic night; after 90 minutes only the grave-digger is left alive.
Presented in association with English Touring Theatre.
Kelly Hunter’s brilliantly interactive adaptation of The Tempest for children with autism is fantastic fun
***** Coventry Telegraph
Clásicos en Alcalá 9th & 10th June 2016, Spain.
Presented in association with La Joven Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clásico, The British Council and Clásicos en Alcalá.
Kelly Hunter and Greg Hicks will work with actors from the Joven Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clásico to present the first production of this work in Spanish. They will explore the power of inflection, gesture and emotional resonance within these unique games to create a version of The Tempest for Spanish children on the Autism spectrum.
The Tempest in Spain produced by Barbara Santana.
October 24th – November 4th 2016
The Tempest has been specially created for an audience of children and young people on the autism spectrum and their parents and carers. The games are based on The Hunter Heartbeat method, created by Kelly Hunter. SHAKESPEARE’S HEARTBEAT
For Flute Theatre
Artistic Director Kelly Hunter
Designer Anthony Lamble
Company Stage Manager Paula Salmon
Assistant Director Jamie Billings
Production Development Emma Richards
Limited Company Number 9303847
Registered Charity Number 1163705
Thanks to David and Claudia Harding Foundation