Shakespeare on the Go by Point Break Drama

Shakespeare on the Go by Point Break Drama from Point Break Drama Acting School

By: Point Break Drama Acting School  19-May-2014
Keywords: Acting Class Northern Beaches, Shakespeare Tuition, Act Shakespeare Northern Beaches,

Shakespeare On The Go Shakespeare on the GO is a Practical introduction to the mechanics & performance demands of Shakespeare, under the expert tutelage of Shakespearean actor & teacher, Blair Cutting. Shakespeare is an integral part of any actor's development , and all actors will have to handle the rigour's of Shakespeare at some stage. For any performer wanting to enter WAAPA, NIDA and other institutions Shakespeare Monologues are mandatory. After a highly successful production of Romeo & Juliet in July, 2013, Point Break Drama has slated two productions for 2014. Hamlet will be produced in 1st half of 2014, followed by A Midsummer Nights Dream. Both productions will be directed by Blair Cutting and assisted by Paul Winchester. This course is a perfect preparation for A Midsummer Nights Dream auditions to be held sometime in late July, 2014. There are many great roles for Teens, so get a monologue prepared now. Learn from the best in the industry, and get great pleasure from bringing Shakespeare to life! The Teacher Born in New Zealand, Blair received his Bachelor of Arts from La Trobe University in 1989 and went on to graduate from NIDA (Bachelor of Dramatic Arts) in 1993. Blair has appeared in over 80 stage productions, as well as numerous television appearances. Blair was also principal Shakespeare tutor for RE:ACTOR Acting Services for over five years. A small selection of Blair's credits include A Midsummer Nights Dream, Cosi, Wind in the Willows for RAW- Em Theatre, Julius Caesar & As You Like It for Fly on the wall/Ricochet productions, The Tempest, Taming of the Shrew, Macbeth,Othello for Gartre Theatre and for television Blair has appeared on Home & Away, Police Rescue and Double the Fist! He has performed, directed and taught Shakespeare for over twenty-five years. The Course Unlike previous courses, Shakespeare on the Go is a more practical based course with every actor getting the opportunity to workshop a soliloquy, sonnet, monologue or scene each and every week on the floor! Blair's unique approach to exploring Shakespeare, is through physicalization by finding physical and psychological gestures. This approach will help to create a interesting multi-layered performance with more clarity for both actor and audience. Participants will need to come to class with energy, commitment and enthusiasm for the work. The course will begin with a thorough exploration of meaning through analysis of the text. You will learn how to analyse and investigate text to effectively use Antithesis, Metaphor, Alliteration, Proverb, Iambic Pentamater & understand the use of Prose and verse. You will learn by getting up and doing, but also observing others while we workshop the text in performance. Class Breakdown WEEK 1 – CHAT, FOLLOWED BY SCENE READINGS (ALL UP ON FLOOR), SONNETS GIVEN OUT FOR WEEK 2. WEEK 2 – SONNETS (ALL UP). WEEK 3 – SONNETS (ALL UP), MONOLOGUES GIVEN OUT FOR WEEK 4. WEEK 4 – MONOLOGUES (ALL UP). WEEK 5 – MONOLOGUES (ALL UP), SCENES GIVEN OUT FOR WEEK 6. WEEK 6 – SCENES (ALL UP). WEEK 7 – SCENES (ALL UP). Shakespeare is all about language, finding a way to physically manifest the words & Images. Suggested reading and/or viewing is 'Playing Shakespeare' by John Barton. Students are also encouraged to obtain the Arden Shakespeare edition of each play they will cover (to be confirmed) as well as one of the following for text work: 'Shakespeare's Words' by David & Ben Crystal, 'Shakespeare Lexicon & Quotation Dictionary' by Alexander Schmidt or C.T. Onions' 'Shakespeare Glossary'. Early-Bird Rate available Now to 1st October. Shakespeare on the Go is open to Adults & Teens(14+). Teens must have previous acting experience and demonstrate a strong commitment to learning. Start Date: Thursday June 5, 2014 End Date: Thursday June 17, 2014 Start Time:7:30 pm End Time: 9.30 pm Earlybird Price:A$333 (including 5% earlybird discount) To enrol go to www.pointbreakdrama.com.au

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