Telling the Truth at Shakespeare and Company

Dennis Krausnick talks about their approach to acting and training

Dennis Krausnick, Head of Actor Training for Shakespeare and Company, Lenox, Massachusetts, has worked their for many years and is married to the founder and visionary of the company, Tina Packer. He is a dedicated teacher of Kristin Linklater‘s approach to truth in relation to the natural voice. In this extract from our interview with him he talks about the underlying principles of Shakespeare and Company, their approach to acting, why they do what they do, how they do it, and touches on Shakespeare’s popularity in the festival culture, and why we need his stories more than ever.

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