Several years ago I visited the Globe Theatre in London and a pop-up Globe in Auckland a couple of years ago.
And yesterday at our Probus Club, the speaker was Dawn Sanders, ONZM QSM. This talented former ballerina and theatre scholar is the founder and CEO of Shakespeare’s Globe Centre New Zealand.
The Shakespeare’s Globe Centres are international centres for theatrical education and for the promotion of the Shakespeare’s Globe in London, their nucleus organisation.
What had been described as Sam Wanamaker’s impossible dream, Came to fruition in 1996 when the Queen opened the rebuilt Globe Theatre on the South Bank of the Thames, on the site of the original theatre.
Sam Wanamaker visited New Zealand in 1990, and the Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand was founded in Wellington the following year by Dawn Sanders. She received the 2006 Sam Wanamaker Award for her foundation of this…
View original post 244 more words