Demetrius played by Keith Dunphy
A Midsummer Night's Dream (2002)
Written by: William Shakespeare
Keith Dunphy played Demetrius in the 2002 production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
This is Keith's final blog post. This week he discusses the work that the company did on the play before the technical rehearsals: consolidating and fine-tuning ideas and running the play.
In his fourth blog post Keith discusses working on his character, Demetrius' relationship with Helena and the perils of speaking in his native accent.
In his third blog post Keith discusses how running the play can help performances, the importance of clear vowels when speaking Shakespeare, and playing a fairy.
In his second blog post Keith discusses the importance of knowing a character's intention, his thoughts on Demetrius and getting a sneak preview of audience reaction by performing to tour groups.
In his first blog post Keith discusses the first week of rehearsals, voice and movement exercises and the experience of stepping onto the Globe stage for the first time.