Shakespeare in Venice Summer School. The Shylock Project 2016

Island of San Giorgio Maggiore
plus JUL, 1831 2016

The Study Centre for Documentary Research into European Theatre and Opera presents the second edition of an intensive two-week course of study exploring the text and contexts of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice.

A rich program of lectures and creative workshops by leading scholars, actors, directors and musicians held in the beautiful Island of San Giorgio Maggiore will be complemented by excursions to the Jewish Ghetto and other Venetian sites.

This unique full-immersion experience will culminate in the attendance of the first production of The Merchant of Venice ever to be staged in the Jewish Ghetto, in the year of its quincentennial (1516-2016).

The course includes the participation of internationally renowned teachers such as:

Shaul Bassi, Maria Ida Biggi, Jerry Brotton, David Bryant, Tom Cartelli, Fernando Cioni, Tobias Döring, Paul Edmondson, Stephen J. Greenblatt, Howard Jacobson, David Scott Kastan, Sandra Pietrini, Carol Chillington Rutter, David Schalkwyk, James Shapiro, Boika Sokolova, Ramie Targoff, Stanley Wells


For information on how to participate:

Deadline for applications: 20th March 2016


The Shylock Project