Issue 2 of The Shakespeare and Dance Dispatch

The Shakespeare and Dance Dispatch

Issue 2 (December 2019)

Dear Colleagues,

Welcome to the long-awaited second issue of the Shakespeare and Dance Dispatch, a news bulletin brought to you by the Shakespeare and Dance Project.

We are expanding the website and are seeking short articles and background essays, as well as additions and corrections to current content. We would also be delighted to highlight your Shakespeare and dance news in the next dispatch.

To contribute to the website, share your news, or offer your suggestions, please contact us at

Kind regards,

Emily Winerock, Amy Rodgers, and Linda McJannet
The Shakespeare and Dance Project


Upcoming Deadlines | Upcoming Events | New Publications | New Website Content

December 31, 2019

Proposals due for "Shakespeare and Dance" conference hosted by the German Shakespeare Association.

The conference is April 24-26, 2020 in Bochum, Germany.

February 17, 2020

Proposals due for the annual Dance Studies Association conference.

The conference is October 15-18, 2020 in Vancouver, Canada.

Note: If you’re interested in being part of an early dance panel, contact Emily at


Upcoming Deadlines | Upcoming Events | New Publications | New Website Content

Denver, Colorado

April 15-18, 2020
Lynsey McCulloch and Amy Rodgers convene the seminar “Shakespeare, Music, and Dance” at the Shakespeare Association of America conference in Denver, Colorado

Warwick Revel

April 18, 2020
The Historical Dance Society hosts “An Elizabethan Revel” for its 50th anniversary in Warwick, UK

Bochum Haus Weitmar

April 24-26, 2020
Emily Winerock and Lynsey McCulloch present plenary talks at the German Shakespeare Society’s “Shakespeare and Dance” conference in Bochum, Germany


May 13, 2020
“Shakespeare and Dance: An Afternoon Symposium” at the University of California at Irvine, speakers include Brandon Shaw and Lar Lubovitch

Rothenfels, Germany

June 10-14, 2020
The Historical Dance Symposium in Rothenfels, Germany

Downtown Vancouver

October 15-18, 2020
Dance Studies Association conference in Vancouver, Canada


Upcoming Deadlines | Upcoming Events | New Publications | New Website Content

Choreographing Shakespeare

Klett, Elizabeth. Choreographing Shakespeare: Dance Adaptations of the Plays and Poems. New York, Routledge, 2019.

Oxford Handbook: Shakespeare and Dance

McCulloch, Lynsey, and Brandon Shaw, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Dance. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.

Footprints of the Dance

Nevile, Jennifer. Footprints of the Dance: An Early Seventeenth-Century Dance Master’s Notebook. Leiden: Brill, 2018.

"Shakespeare and Dance" special issue

Klett, Elizabeth, ed. "Shakespeare and Dance," special issue. Borrowers and Lenders vol. 10, no. 2 (2017).


Upcoming Deadlines | Upcoming Events | New Publications | New Website Content

New Reference Lists

New Essays

“Shakespeare and Physical Theatre”
by Linda McJannet (2019)

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