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OUR PROGRAM

Shakespeare Without Fear holds NYC acting workshops

for actors at all levels. 

 

Do you get so caught up in the language of Shakespeare that you find it difficult to build a character? Whether you are new to classical theatre or simply need to brush up your skills, the Shakespeare Without Fear Workshop is for you!

10-Hour Intensive

Spend two days examining in-depth scenes from multiple Shakespearean plays and working with experienced Shakespearean directors for one-on-one feedback. You will be pre-cast in a scene with one partner and will receive a digital copy of your final performance. We make every attempt to cast actors in an appropriate role suited for their abilities with a partner who complements their skill level. 

What We Offer 

  • EQUAL class time (limited to 10 participants)

  • A role selected to suit your abilities

  • A precast scene and acting partner to ensure maximum work time in class

  • Individual attention from two experienced Shakespearean directors

  • Analysis of text plus character development and physicality

  • An exploration of both stage and film acting technique

  • The opportunity to perform in a supportive and encouraging environment

  • The opportunity to receive feedback from both directors and fellow actors

  • The opportunity to grow in a specific role over the course of a weekend

  • The opportunity to watch other actors engaging in the same process

  • The opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of several Shakespearean plays in a short period of time

  • A digital recording of your work

Workshop Schedule 

DAY ONE (Saturday 12-5pm)

  1. Director introductions and warm-up

  2. Introductions of scenes and characters

  3. Initial run-through of scenes (full group; off-book)

  4. Scene rotations--individual time with each director--text analysis with Jeff and physicality/blocking with Jack (partners)

  5. Second run-through of scenes (full group)

 

DAY TWO (Sunday 12-5pm)

  1. Third run-through of scenes with director and actor feedback

  2. Final stage performance of each scene (recorded--stage setting) 

  3. Exploration of stage vs. film technique

  4. Focused sections of each scene (recorded--film setting)

How to Participate

Submit headshot and resume to shakespearewithoutfear@gmail.com for consideration. You will be contacted for a phone interview. Scripts and further details will be provided once selected. 

 

WORKSHOPS ARE LIMITED TO 10 PARTICIPANTS!

ABOUT US​

Shakespeare Without Fear holds NYC acting workshops for actors at all levels. 

 

Do you get so caught up in the language of Shakespeare that you find it difficult to build a character? Whether you are new to classical theatre or simply need to brush up your skills, the Shakespeare Without Fear Workshop is for you!

Submit headshot and resume to shakespearewithoutfear@gmail.com for consideration. You will be contacted for a phone interview. Scripts and further details will be provided if you are selected.

 

WORKSHOP LIMITED TO

10 PARTICIPANTS

Fee is $195 and includes

digital footage of your work.