The Dutch Courtesan

Festival of Ideas Events

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    Alongside the main production of The Dutch Courtesan we are hosting a series of events in association with the University of York Festival of Ideas.

    CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS (please note, the FTR #4 bus no longer operates a shuttle to Heslington East Campus. However, the #44 Unibus service stops directly outside the Department)


    Jacobean comedy workshop (now open to all)

    jacobeanworkshop1Thursday 20th June, 4:30-6:30pm.

    Theatre director Tom Wright explores the challenges of staging Jacobean comedy in this fun and practical workshop. Tom will use techniques drawing from mask, clowning and commedia del arte to explore the skills needed to play a trickster on stage.

    Tom Wright is an award-winning UK-based theatre director whose work ranges from the Fringe First-award-winning The Container to operas in Selfridges. He is Associate Director of Freedom Studios, Bradford.

    For all enquiries and booking please email Ollie Jones


    Jacobean Theatre Now

    jacobeannow1Friday 21st June, 5:45-6:30pm

    Setting the stage for the evening performance, leading theatre critic Michael Billington discusses Jacobean plays on the contemporary stage in conversation with Dutch Courtesan director Mike Cordner.

    For all enquiries email Ollie Jones. Booking is highly recommended: click here to book.


    Jacobean comedy workshop (open to all)

    jacobeanworkshop2Saturday 22nd June, 3:30-5:30pm

    Theatre director Tom Wright explores the challenges of staging Jacobean comedy in this fun and practical workshop. Tom will use techniques drawing from mask, clowning and commedia del arte to explore the skills needed to play a trickster on stage.

    Tom Wright is an award-winning UK-based theatre director whose work ranges from the Fringe First-award-winning The Container to operas in Selfridges. He is Associate Director of Freedom Studios, Bradford.

    For all enquiries and booking please email Ollie Jones