We have selected proposals that approach Shakespeare’s work in an unconventional way. The submissions for this edition show a new trend of the trend – to look for creative impulses in specific Shakespearean characters and to translate former attitudes into today’s experience. The artists also chose interdisciplinarity as the watchword for their concepts – that is why among the finalists we have proposals that combine various theatrical and musical forms in an interesting way, with a noticeable predominance of dance theatre, which is becoming more and more active in Poland today.
Katarzyna Knychalska, curator of ShakespeareOFF
The following performances were selected for the ShakespeareOFF Productions finals:
The following performances were selected for the ShakespeareOFF Presentations finals:
The winner of the ShakespeareOFF 2022 Competition will be selected by an international jury consisting of: Jacek Kopcinski, theatre critic, literary historian, Aneta Szyłak, curator and art critic, John Stanisci, American actor, playwright and illustrator, Tamara Trunova, Ukrainian theatre director, director of the Kyiv Academic Drama and Comedy Theatre on the Left Bank of the Dnieper, and Gianina Carbunariu, Romanian playwright and theatre director.