The 21st Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

10 days / 7 countries

28th July – 6th August

Learn from the best.

The Summer Shakespeare Academy

A perfect place to meet and exchange thoughts with artists during the festival.
An extremely varied and rich programme of educational activities, which offers something interesting to everyone.

Discussion after the performance

the artists

Discussion with the artists right after seeing the performance is a unique opportunity to challenge your own interpretation and ask questions.

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Be the first to see

Open rehersal of
Croatian Hamlet

Be the first one to see
Croatian Hamlet! This is
a unique chance to meet
the artists & to learn more!

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For adults and children with Autism

The Heartbeat Method

Workshop with Kelly Hunter,
expert from Great Britain
for those interested in in acting,
education, Autism and the arts.

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Text interpretation & movement

Body Monologues

2-day session with
Piotr Mateusz Wach
for young acting, dance
and theatre enthusiasts

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Acting workshop

Much Ado About Nothing

Acting workshops with Tanya
Roberts and students of London
Metropolitan University resulting
in performance presentation

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Bringing Language to Life

Speaking Shakespeare

A participatory workshop with Klaudyna Rozhin using methods and techniques developed by the Royal Shakespeare Company

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Acting classes for teenagers 13-15 y/o

How to make your body act

Workshops with Urszula Kowalska training imagination, concentration and teamwork skills combining elements of drama

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The Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

About the Festival

The Shakespeare Festival is an international platform for artists to interact with the European public. Outstanding new renditions of classic Shakespeare plays, critic debates, workshops, as well as a plethora of other accompanying events such as concerts, exhibitions, performances, street dances, stand-up comedy, meetings with the artists and open rehearsals.

Box Office


Buy your tickets at the GTS box office, online or on the door one hour before the show starts. Online ticket sales for SzekspirOFF will close 24 hrs before the performance.

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The events of the Gdansk Shakespeare Festival will take place in different venues in Tricity. Our map will help you get around and find all the festival’s events.

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