ShakespeareOFF 2020 Competition Finalists were selected!

ShakespeareOFF 2020 Competition Finalists were selected!

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ShakespeareOFF 2020 Competition Finalists were selected!

The Secection Board of the ShakespeareOFF 2020 Competition – Jerzy Limon (Artistic Director of Gdansk Shakespeare Festival), Katarzyna Knychalska (ShakespeareOFF Curator 2020) and Joanna Śnieżko-Misterek (Festival Coordinator) – has selected 10 of the 22 projects submitted for presentations at ShakespeareOFF strand which is a part of 24th Gdańsk Shakepseare Festival (on 20-28th November 2020). The selected presentations will compete for the ShakespeareOFF awards.

The following presentations have been selected:

„Aktorzy przyjechali”  – Wiesław Cichy i Marek Kocot, Wrocław, Poland

„Burza”  – Teatr Makata, Warszawa, Poland

„I come to you River. Ophelia fractured” – Studio Kokyu, Wrocław, Poland

„Mobbing Dick (Shakespeare’s Lovers)” – Caroline Pagani, Italy

„Nazwisko” – Prokopiuk&Kraińska, Bytom, Poland

„OTELLO  TONIGHT!” Teatr Przedmieście, Rzeszów, Poland

„OtHello” Parrabbola, Great Britain

„Po Otellu” Teatr Strefa Otwarta (Anna Rakowska i Piotr Misztela), Wrocław, Poland

„stormy protest song” – Monster Hurricane Wihajster (Monika i Hubert Wińczyk), Poznań, Poland

„TEFILIN” – Bartłomiej Gąsior, Warszawa, Poland

The abovementioned presentations will be assessed by the ShakespeareOFF Competiton Jury comprised of: Anda Rottenberg, Piotr Cieplak, Małgorzata Sikorska-Miszczuk, appointed by Jerzy Limon, the Director of Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre.

There will be 13 shows altogether presented in ShakespeareOFF strand selected in two competitions: The ShakespeareOFF Competition (10 shows mentioned above) and 3 shows selected in the support of artistic productions competition. The latter are not assessed by the Jury.

ShakespeareOFF is a festival strand of fringe presentations since 2016 run as a competition. In the last two years it has also been a part of “Shaking the Walls“ project co-financed by Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.