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In the Company of Actors (2007)

 

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Director: Ian Darling
Writer: Ian Darling


Cate Blanchett
Robyn Nevin
Hugo Weaving
Andrew Upton
Justine Clarke
Anthony Weigh
Aden Young
Julie Hamilton
Annie Byron


From a rehearsal room in Sydney through to opening night in New York, a company of actors reveals the magic and struggle of creating theatre.
Within the world of theatre, the rehearsal room is a sacred space, the private domain where boundaries are pushed, risks are taken, mistakes made, vulnerabilities exposed and, at its very best, magic created. It is not a place into which the public is often, if ever, invited. Until now…
In The Company of Actors features an ensemble of actors, as they prepare to perform the Sydney Theatre Company’s production of Hedda Gabler, at the prestigious Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. Opening night is just five weeks away and the pressure is on.