In Shakespeare's time it wasn't uncommon for players within the troupe to play many roles and wear multiple hats (literally!) This was an efficient way to tell a story with a small group. The trick in doing it effectively? Creating a strong ensemble of actors capable of jumping in and out of the big bold characters they create.
The supporting ensemble of a Shakespearean production is crucial as they are the ones to add depth and color to a production.
This summer we're thrilled to introduce Sam O'Sullivan to our community. As a crucial member of Twelfth Night's ensemble Sam jumps effortlessly from the jealous Valentine, to the bumbling priest, to