All articles by John Bell

Lessons in courage

July 13th 2021

Giving a voice to some of the most infamous and complex figures of our time, John Bell offer glimpses of insight into some of the most fascinating minds in history. So what can we learn from these fallible yet formidable characters? John Bell believes that theatre allows audiences to see themselves reflected and transformed through the prism of the lives and experiences of these world figures, and provides many examples of outstanding courage and leadership.

Learning from Leadership

August 19th 2019

Where do we look for leaders? What do we expect of them? Where are the men and women with integrity, imagination, compassion, vision and the ability to transmit that vision in a way that will galvanise the nation?

What the Bell Shakespeare theatre company has taught John Bell about Leadership

August 8th 2016

In the 25 years he led his eponymous theatre company, actor and director John Bell has learned a lot about leadership. Here he shares his experience.

John Bell

Recognised as a National Living Treasure, John Bell is a trailblazer in the development of Australian theatre, with leadership lessons to share of Shakespearian magnitude.

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