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Title:

Romeo & Juliette

Adapted By:

Logline:

A  love that cannot survive hard borders and media manipulation. A classic British tale in a modern world. 

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Roxane Cabassut

Writer / Actor

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PRODUCTION

A EMERGE PRODUCTION HOUSE AND BUTTERFLY THEATRE COMMPANY

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Aileen just released her acting book "Shakespeare and Meisner" with Bloomsbury for the New Arden Shakespeare Performance Series. and is teaching her technique accross the world. 

Aileen trained as an actor at the Central School of Speech and Drama and works professionally in film, theatre, television and radio. She has worked extensively at the RSC across her career. She directed The RSC’s First Encounters Tempest for The Swan and UK tour. She has also been the RSC International and National Youth Ensemble director since 2008, as well as an RSC Education Associate Practitioner. Aileen teaches her new method of acting, The Gonsalves Method, at various drama institutions nationally and internationally. She was was Head of the MA in Acting at Artsed Drama School 2011-2015, Head of Acting at Drama Studio London 2018-19. Currently teaching actors and directors at RADA and UWL. She directs the majority of Butterfly productions using The Gonsalves Method.

Directed by

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Aileen Gonalves

Plot Overview:

A bilingual, reimagined, modernised version of a Shakespeare classic. Set in a time where countries worldwide have adopted hard border restrictions. No freedom of travel has seen generations grow up in a world where they only every experience what their culture has to offer. London is the last possible hub for head of government meetings but is about to close its boundaries
as well. We enter at a volatile time where England and France, former allies, are on the brink of a war as they can't make their mind on who is to keep the Jersey and Guernsey Islands . Another strike mouvement rises because of Expats who want to remain in London and created a secret borough called Mantua. The two heads, Prime Minister Capulet of England and Ambassador Montague of France are fighting in court for who is to keep the islands and use Media as their main tool for manipulation. At this summit, Romeo, the
son of the English Prime Minister meets the daughter of the French Ambassador. A story of forbidden love unfolds between those two.

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Status:

Available for Touring

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Romeo & Juliette
Romeo & Juliette
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