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Amerinda Shakespeare Ensemble

On the evening of Wednesday 13th August, we were privileged to attend a one-off workshop by the Amerinda Shakespeare Ensemble at Theatre Row on 42nd St. After the workshop, we talked with Diane Fraher, founder and director of Amerinda, the only organisation of its kind for native people, and Madeline Sayet, resident director and director of the Amerinda Shakespeare Ensemble. Here they discuss the dilemmas posed by working with Shakespeare, the overlaps between the oral culture of native Americans and that of early modern England, and – with an eye to the Wooster Group’s current production of Troilus and Cressida – how far there is still to go in terms of white culture’s representation of native Americans…

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