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A masterclass on translating plays - how to find a language that represents the characters in their new setting, and the power of collaborating with playwrights.

Led by director and translator Marie Parker Shaw.

Translation - Sweden

Translation - Sweden

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About Marie Parker Shaw

Marie Parker Shaw is a Swedish Theatre Director who trained as an actress and director in the UK. During her years in London she was Artistic Director for Nordic Theatre Company and performed at various venues, Edinburgh Festival amongst others. 

She moved back to Sweden in 2008 and has since then directed at regional theatre as well as the City theatres of Malmö and Uppsala. 2014-2019 she was the Artistic Director for Månteatern, specialising in contemporary, newly written theatre for young people. She has been nominated twice for the prestigious Thalia award for her directing and in 2019 her production of ”We know where you live”, a musical, was nominated for Political Production of the Year.

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