The Belfast Tempest

Northern Ireland's largest ever Shakespeare production, the Belfast Tempest engaged 750 people across 18 months, from which a community cast and volunteer team of over 180 Northern Irish residents, originally from 52 different cities across the globe, joined 40 professional artists to create a giant temporary theatre in T13 warehouse in Belfast's Titanic Quarter.  The Belfast Tempest was performed six times across four days, for 1800 people, April 20-23, 2016, as part of the global celebrations for Shakespeare400.  

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The Belfast Tempest was created by five partners: Terra Nova productions, the African and Caribbean Support Organisation NI, Crescent Arts Centre, LibrariesNI, and T13.

The Belfast Tempest was one of seven 'Creative & Cultural Belfast' projects, funded by Belfast City Council & the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, the British Council, the Ulster Scots Agency, and the Halifax Foundation.  Philip White Tyres provided sponsorship.

The Belfast Tempest was one of seven 'Creative & Cultural Belfast' projects, funded by Belfast City Council & the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, the British Council, the Ulster Scots Agency, and the Halifax Foundation.  Philip White Tyres provided sponsorship.

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For more information about the project, including additional images, cast and crew list, video and more, please contact infor@terranovaproductions.net.