Shakespeare's Globe

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.

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Rehearsal Notes 5

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.

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Rehearsal Notes 4

In his fourth blog post Keith discusses working on his character, Demetrius' relationship with Helena and the perils of speaking in his native accent.

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Rehearsal Notes 3

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.

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Rehearsal Notes 2

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.

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Rehearsal Notes 1

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.

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