Festival Shakespeare & Cie

Due to the Covid19 crisis,

we have to cancell

the 21st edition of our festival


21st édition

From the 24th to 31st of July 2020

Call for project open untill december the 31st

Document to be downdoaded at the bottom of the page

Who ? What ? Where ?

Festival Shakespeare & Co is a 20 year old adventure. It’s is a cultural project gathering young people from Théâtre du Sycomore and other young amateurs from different backgrounds around actions facilitating the meeting, sharing and cultural exchange.

Located in Ardèche (07 - France), the festival takes place in Tournon-Sur- Rhône, Tain l’Hermitage & Lamastre.

It is a cultural event around Shakespeare and classical literature universes.

In 2020, it will be the 21st edition of the festival !

Aims of Festival Shakespeare &Co

This project, carried by the youth for the youth, aims at:

- sharing an experience

- discovering different artistic practices

- experiencing cultural diversity

- giving birth to other projects and parnerships.

The participation to the festival gives free entrance to the all performances and other activities organized during the festival.

To meet around artistic projects :

Performances/Readings/Concerts … around Shakespeare and classical literature universes.

Venues for the shows: Courtyard of Lycée Gabriel Faure of Tournon ( outdoor ), “Espace Charles Trenet” in Tain l’Hermitage ( indoor ), streets and public places of those two cities and decentralization in partner towns around Tournon and Tain l’Hermitage,

The performances will be programmed in the evening

Discussion times about the performances: After the performances, we propose an exchange between the artists and the audience

Workshops for “creating together”: a 2 hours session in the morning is granted to each participating group to propose a workshops to the other festival participants. Those workshops aim at enabling the meeting of young people from different groups through practicing, around different themes (voice, body, music, drama, shakespearian themes…).

To meet within the Festival life :

The companies are invited to meet with the others and take part in the activities proposed:

-discovery excursions (local heritage, walks, museum…)

-evenings between participants (thematic meals and evenings, meeting games, blind test, music…)

We organize animations throughout the days to help participants getting to know each other, create links, discover the different cultures.