Protected: Bard Beyond the Beach

“Hearts remote, yet not asunder” – William Shakespeare

We’re not in Vanier Park but we’re still here for you this summer! Check back often for unique new digital entertainment features, opportunities to attend exclusive virtual Member events, lively all-ages Education activities and more.

We love and miss our Bard family, so we hope you’ll watch this space as we keep the spirit and the heart of the Festival alive!

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The Fairies: An Exploration of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Performance Research Program at Arts Umbrella was so looking forward to bringing the fairies of A Midsummer Night’s Dream to life in the tents at Bard this summer. Instead, choreographer (and Bard’s movement coach) Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg came together with Lesley Telford and the 7 Arts Umbrella dancers you would have seen on stage to capture the essence of this Dream world, virtually.

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BEHIND THE TRAILERS: Q&A WITH BARD’S VIDEOGRAPHER

In this Q&A with The Art Left Creative’s Director and Cinematician, Ryan McDonald, learn about how our 2019 Season play trailers were made and the experience of filming for a theatre festival. Plus, rewatch all four amazing trailers in one place!

THE FAIRIES: AN EXPLORATION OF A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

Choreographer and Bard’s Movement Coach, Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg, shares her process in the making of The Fairies with 7 dancers from Arts Umbrella’s Performance Research Program.

BARD’S GUIDE TO SHAKESPEARE ONLINE

Explore our guide to the best of Shakespeare, from close to home and around the world, this is a curated list of Shakespeare-related content you’ll love – from live-streamed plays to podcasts and more – all in one convenient location.

 

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EXPLORE AT HOME

Bard Education has created this collection of activities just for you! Discover more about Shakespeare’s plays, characters, and language and have fun while making them your own.

HOW TO EXPLORE AT HOME:
1. Click here or on the image above
2. Enter the code: fh4omn2

Note: Use your Google account to access the Explore at Home resources. Don’t have one? Don’t worry it’s free and easy to set up. Questions? Please email workshops@bardonthebeach.org.