Improvised Shakespeare with Ken Robertson
August 4, 2021 – August 25, 2021
Schedule: 4 sessions
Class dates/times: 7:00pm-10:00pm PST// August 4, 11, 18 & 25
Class length: 3 hours (12 hours total)
Class size: 12 students maximum
Prerequisite: Performance Experience Required **This class requires Head of School Approval. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a concise list of your experience to determine eligibility**
Improvised Shakespeare can be one of the most intimidating challenges for a performer. But with a little study, it can also be one of the most exhilarating.
The works of Shakespeare have been treasured for over 500 years, and will be for a long time to come. The grandeur of his settings, the vibrancy of his characters and the beauty of his language have been revisited, refreshed, renewed and revered continuously for over half a millennia.
You’ll take a deep dive into improvising Shakespearean dialogue (not just sprinkling “thee’s” and “thou’s” everywhere), explore Shakespeare’s worlds and characters, and learn how to create outstanding short-form scenes and long-form shows. You’ll even learn how to duel with space-object swords!
Tarry not good friend – hie thee to the enrollment page and secure thy position anon!
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