Concept adapted by Roxane Cabassut and Directed by Aileen Gonsalves
Produced by Emerge Production House
Ambassador, Juliette. A story of forbidden love unfolds.
Aileen trained as an actor at the Central School of Speech and Drama and works professionally in film, theatre, television and radio. She has worked extensively at the RSC across her career. She directed The RSC’s First Encounters Tempest for The Swan and UK tour. She has also been the RSC International and National Youth Ensemble director since 2008, as well as an RSC Education Associate Practitioner.
Aileen teaches her new method of acting, The Gonsalves Method, at various drama institutions nationally and internationally. She was was Head of the MA in Acting at Artsed Drama School 2011-2015, Head of Acting at Drama Studio London 2018-19. Currently teaching actors and directors at RADA and UWL.
She directs the majority of Butterfly productions using The Gonsalves Method and wrote a book that was published by Bloomsbury at the end of 2020 – ‘Shakespeare and Meisner‘ for the New Arden Shakespeare Performance Series.