Jan 282023

Midsummer Night’s Dream: Act 4, Scene 1
January 27, 2023

What does it mean to be “smartly stupid,” and how might this approach help an actor reveal delightfully unexpected moments in well-worn texts?  Ian Gould credits his training at the Shakespeare Theatre Company Academy in Washington DC for this technique, which he demonstrates in his fresh take on “Bottom’s Dream” from A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Click here to follow along with the text.

Click here for a First Folio version of the text.

Watch Ian Gould perform Bottom’s Monologue from the interview!

  One Response to “Ian Gould”

  1. How wonderful Ian. Love this.

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