United Kingdom, Brighton

Shakespeare: An Actor's Approach

when 22 August 2016 - 26 August 2016
language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 200

Shakespeare wrote his plays to be performed, filling the text with clues, accessible to any actor who is prepared to play. Starting with group work we will explore how rhythm, sound and imagery can release and support the actor. At the end of the week we will show a combination of short scenes and monologues. For absolute beginners and those who need an adrenaline boost.

Course leader

John Link leads the Shakespeare. In a long and distinguished career John has 45 years of experience in television as a producer and in the theatre as a director. For 16 years John was Senior Tutor/Director at LAMDA, with additional responsibility for all

Target group

The workshop will be highly suitable for those students who wish to undertake a vibrant and challenging course but are unable to commit to a full time course.

The workshop will also suit those students who are about to embark on full time actor training or graduates, actors or teachers who wish to re-engage with training and hone their existing skills. Places are limited so early booking is advisable.

Course aim

Shakespeare wrote his plays to be performed, filling the text with clues, accessible to any actor who is prepared to play. Starting with group work we will explore how rhythm, sound and imagery can release and support the actor. At the end of the week we will show a combination of short scenes and monologues. For absolute beginners and those who need an adrenaline boost.

Fee info

GBP 200: Course only does not include accommodation.
GBP 175: Course only does not include accommodation. A concessionary rate of £175 (for one week) is available to those in receipt of statutory benefits, student card holders and Equity members. Evidence of eligibility will be required.