A performance-base exploration for actors of Shakespeare’s heightened text. Includes a final showcase performance. Shakespeare is an exploration of the powerful language, transcendent poetry, and deep humanity within the plays of William Shakespeare.
This class will focus on personal connection, the actor/audience relationship and reinvigorating the artists imagination, while working on selected speeches and some of the most incredible scenes ever written for the stage. Students will challenge themselves emotionally, intellectually and physically as they explore the demands of fully embodying heightened text with truth, clarity and their own unique and beautiful humanity.
Instructor: IAM COULTER
Iam is an actor, director, teaching artist and aspiring playwright/poet. She holds a BFA in Drama from the University of Calgary and is a recent graduate of the Shakespeare & Company Conservatory and will continue her training there this December with the founding Artistic Director, Tina Packer.
Iam worked as the Artistic Producer of The Shakespeare Company for eight seasons and has had the pleasure of working with companies such as Theatre Calgary, Alberta Theatre Projects, Vertigo Mystery Theatre and Theatre Junction.
Sept. 13th, 20th, 27th
Oct. 4th, 11th
At Rocky Mountain College 4039 Brentwood Rd. NW, Calgary
$450 for Credit
$250 for Audit
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