Edinburgh Festival Day 1: Conferences

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The Independent and the Traverse Theatre are again joining forces to present free conferences with major figures visiting the Edinburgh Festival. Now in their sixth year, the Independent / Traverse Conferences are a platform for leading international artists to engage in vigorous debate. All Conferences are free to the general public.

The first (of nine) takes place tomorrow (Tuesday 17 August). The superb actress Harriet Walter and Patsy Rodenburg, the Head of Voice the National Theatre, join to make a dynamic partnership in the first of this year's Masterclasses and will demonstrate the the art and technique of speaking well on stage.

All Conferences are at 11am in the new Traverse Theatre, Cambridge Street (031- 228 1404). Tickets are free and available on a first come, first served basis.