Studying Shakespeare in Venice

The Shylock Project

Fondazione Giorgio Cini
Venice, 15 June – 11 July 2015


An intensive four-week course of study exploring the text and contexts of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice.

A rich program of lectures and creative workshops by leading scholars, actors, and musicians held in the beautiful San Giorgio monastery will be complemented by theatre performances and excursions to the Jewish Ghetto and other Venetian sites.

A unique full-immersion experience aimed at creating the first historical production of the play in the Ghetto of Venice in the year of its quincentennial (1516-2016).

Application deadline
15 February 2015

See the Fondazione Giorgio Cini website for its Summer School on Shakespeare in Venice.

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