Portia played by Michelle Duncan
The Merchant Of Venice (2007)
Written by: William Shakespeare
Michelle Duncan played Portia in the 2007 production of The Merchant Of Venice.
In her third blog post Michelle discusses the final week of rehearsals and reflects on different aspects of Portia: what historical research can reveal about her, how she behaves as a man, and her attitude to Shylock.
In her second blog post Michelle discusses this week's rehearsals, her further thoughts on Portia, vocal work and her costume.
This is Michelle's first blog post. This week she discusses how she became an actor, her first impressions of Portia, and what the company has being doing in the first week of rehearsals.