Shakespeare’s (S)words: A Zoom Seminar

 “These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die like fire and powder, Which as they kiss consume.” –Romeo & Juliet A seminar with a special look at performing violence in the works of Shakespeare. This class will be looking at interpreting the violence of Shakespeare beginning with an introduction (or refresher course) on breaking down and reading the text. Then we will interpret the types of violent acts that can be extrapolated from the text. This will guide our exploration of options for performers and choreographers to express character and reveal story through violence. This seminar is...

$40.00 – $75.00

Performing Shakespeare’s Violence

NYCSS Home Base 356 West 40th Street, New York

“These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die like fire and powder, Which as they kiss consume.” –Romeo & Juliet Time for a practical application! The seminar will take the text work from our zoom seminar and apply it by reading and interpreting the text of a scene provided beforehand. Participants will get to see how that knowledge informs their choices in the process of bringing the scene to life and adding choreography. Ultimately students will present the scene to the class and show off what they've learned! This seminar will take place after and use the...

$60.00 – $100.00