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Artistic Director, Rodrigo Beilfuss, with Shakespeare in Action participants.

Shakespeare in Action is a one-hour workshop designed to give students the chance to participate in basic techniques and exercises used by professional actors when tackling a scene from Shakespeare. By arming them with the tools to demystify the language, students experience the visceral thrill of discovery that comes with overcoming the Bard’s difficult text.


Classes start at $200 for a 1 hour session with 30 students.

Workshop length and subject matter can be negotiated depending on the needs of each class.


For more information on how to book a tailor-made workshop for your group call 204-957-1753 or email our Artistic Director, Rodrigo Beilfuss


Instructor’s Bio: Originally from Brazil, Rodrigo moved to Winnipeg as an exchange student at the age of 18, learning English while studying Hamlet in Grade 12. He stayed in Winnipeg to pursue Theatre, and finally became a Canadian citizen in December 2015. He holds a BA (Honours) in Performance from the University of Winnipeg, an MA in Classical Acting from England’s LAMDA and is a graduate of Stratford’s two flagship training programs: the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Acting and the Michael Langham Workshop in Classical Directing. He spent four years as a member of the Stratford Festival before relocating to Winnipeg in 2019 to take on the role of Artistic Director of Shakespeare in the Ruins.


“Stripped down” Macbeth, Hamlet and Romeo & Juliet productions offered 60 minute adaptations of the Bard’s classics.

After a three year hiatus, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we will return to touring in the Fall of 2024 with a new solo version of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy co-adapted by a novelist of international reputation. Our 2024 season will be announced in January, return then for show details and dates.