When will we meet?
This class will meet via Zoom Mondays 7:00-9:00 p.m. EST from January 4 through February 15, 2021.
Once participants register, they will receive an email with a Zoom link, instructions, and all the resources they need to prepare for our first class.
What will we learn?
In this class, we will explore Shakespeare's play Macbeth from an actor's perspective. We will read the play together from beginning to end, focusing on the signals and directions for actors that Shakespeare embedded in the text, using tools like rhetoric, poetic devices, verse structure, and more. We'll use what we discover to focus on communicating with clarity and specificity.
Who is this for?
This class is intended to serve a broad range of participants.
Theatre professionals will deepen their ability to navigate Shakespeare's language for more dynamic storytelling.
Educators will gain new tools to ignite their students' curiosity.
Public speakers from all walks of life will gain insight into more effective communication.
Shakespeare lovers will get an up-close look at what makes this play tick.