The 20th Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

10 days / 76 events
306 artists / 7 stages

29th July – 7th August
The 20th Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

10 days / 76 events
306 artists / 7 stages

29th July – 7th August
The 20th Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

10 days / 76 events
306artists / 7 stages

29th July – 7th August
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Shakespeare Daily

20th Shakespeare Festival Newspaper

Shakespeare Daily

Reviews, opinions, commentaries, editorials. Read & enjoy.

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News

Check the latest information about the festival!

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29 July 2016

We invite you to the Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre for 6pm on August 2nd for the launch of the book and grand opening of the exhibition Planet Shakespeare about the Shakespeare Festival Jubilee. For 20 years now, theatre directors from Poland and the whole world have been coming to Gdansk to take on the creative challenge […]

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14 July 2016

This year’s ShakespeareOFF, which accompanies the 20th Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival for the first time, is a competition. ShakespeareOFF 2016 offers 34 events created by more than one hundred artists not only from Poland, but also from Australia, the United Kingdom and Romania.

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14 July 2016

Gain experience that will help you progress on your journey to a career in the arts. Responsibilities may include organisation, animation, customer service, promotion, logistics, translation etc.

PHOTO GALLERY

20 years of The Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

See how the festival has changed over the years

Meet

The artists

Outstanding personalities, great directors, artists changing the face of the contemporary theatre in one place- at the jubilee edition of the Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

More artists
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Stanisław Soyka

Musician


Musician

Stanisław
Soyka

Polish jazz vocalist, pianist, composer.

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Krzysztof Garbaczewski

Director


Director

Krzysztof
Garbaczewski

Theatre director, set designer and author of adaptations and a graduate of Theatre Directing at the State Higher Theatrical School in Kraków.


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Tim Etchells

Director


Director

Tim
Etchells

Tim Etchells is an artist and a writer based in the UK whose work shifts between performance, visual art and fiction.

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Romeo Castellucci

Director


Director

Romeo
Castellucci

He is known all over the world, his works have been presented in more than fifty different countries.

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Anna Augustynowicz

Director


Director

Anna
Augustynowicz

Polish theater director. Since 1992 artistic director of the Contemporary Theatre in Szczecin.

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Caroll Vanwelden

Musician


Musician

Caroll
Vanwelden

A charismatic jazz singer and pianist from Belgium.

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20th Shakespeare Festival Newspaper

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Learn from the best

The Summer Shakespeare Academy

A perfect place to meet and exchange thoughts with artists during the festival. An extremely varied and rich programme of educational activities, which offers something interesting to everyone.

Discussion after the performance

Meeting
the artists

Discussion with the artists
right after seeing the performance
is a unique opportunity
to challenge your own
interpretation and ask
questions.

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Be the first one to see

Open
rehearsals

See the performance not only before the others but also enjoy a unique opportunity to listen to director’s introduction and talk to the artists. It is a one-time chance to learn more.

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Cooperation

We would like to thank all the institutions, sponsors for their continued support of the Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

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