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Playful Shakespeare: Term 2 Acting Course: SOLD OUT

When:

Sun 9 Jun 2019, 10:15am–12:15pm
Sun 16 Jun 2019, 10:15am–12:15pm
Sun 23 Jun 2019, 10:15am–12:15pm
Sun 30 Jun 2019, 10:15am–12:15pm
Sun 7 Jul 2019, 10:15am–12:15pm

Where: Pop-up Globe Theatre, The Shakespeare Gardens, Ellerslie Racecourse, 80 Ascot Avenue, Ellerslie, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

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Listed by: Pop-up Globe

Weekly Term 2 Acting Course for 15 - 18 yr olds

Calling all young actors aged 15-18! Join the Revels Acting Ensemble’s ‘Playful Shakespeare’ weekly class where you will have the unique opportunity for two hours every Saturday morning to enter the world of Shakespeare and his works, developing your skill as a young performer by discovering tools to unpack the text and bring his work to life.

Course will focus on:
Iambic pentameter
Importance of breath and volume in the space
Status of characters, placing lines in specific sections of the Globe and passing the baton to include the audience in the action of the play.

Week 10 will culminate in the students taking to the stage at Pop-up Globe to show their newfound skills and perform their own take on a Shakespearean classic for family and friends.

Information about our facilitator

Jess graduated from the Conservatory Program at Atlantic Theatre Company in NYC in 2012. Her Australian theatre credits since then include: Measure for Measure and The Servant of Two Masters (Sport for Jove), The Dream and The Players (Bell Shakespeare), Grin and Tonic Schools Tour, The Women (New Theatre), Vice (King St Theatre), The Big Funk (Suspicious Woman Productions), Youth Monologues (Digi Youth Arts), Machina (La Boite), and The Taming of the Shrew (Brisbane Shakespeare Festival).

Jess has also performed extensively Off-Broadway. Her Off-Broadway credits include Rhinoceros (Atlantic Stage 2), Belgrade Trilogy (Whitelisted Theatre Company), The Comedy of Errors (EBE Ensemble), Women and Wallace: Throwing Your Voice (Atlantic Black Box Theatre), Angry Young Women in Low Rise Jeans with High Class Issues (KADM Productions), and This is for You (The Bower Group).

Jess produced and performed in The Works of William Shakespeare by Chicks for the Sydney Fringe Festival 2018 with an all-female cast and crew.

She made her Pop-up Globe debut as Queen Elizabeth in Richard III and Steph in The Taming of the Shrew.

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