APPROACHING SHAKESPEARE: MONOLOGUES AND SOLILOQUIES

Mondays, September 16 through October 28, 2019
(No Class on Columbus Day, October 14)
Instructor: Gregory Wooddell
Prior Experience: Introduction to Acting or equivalent required.

Dive into deep study, performance, and text work focusing on Shakespearean monologues and soliloquies. Through coaching from STC Affiliated Artist Gregory Wooddell, discover techniques trained classical actors use to develop textual clarity, invest in the given circumstances, physicalize intentions, and emotionally invest in Shakespeare.

Gregory Wooddell, STC Affiliated Artist
Years with STC: 5
Last seen in: Signature Theatre, Round House Theatre, Arena Stage
Seen Around DC At: Arena Stage, Folger Theatre, The Kennedy Center, and Studio Theatre
What His Students Say

  • “Gregory is a wonderful instructor! He makes students feel safe to work.”
  • “Gregory is very knowledgeable and helpful—an outstanding teacher with a true love for performing.”
  • “Loved Greg. High marks all around. Really good at understanding what actor can use to help get into character. Good at criticism without being undermining. Best teacher I’ve had.”
  • “Great instructor, wonderful insights and great acting suggestions. Very relaxed, good group spirit.”
  • “Greg is terrific! I’ve loved every minute of this class. He challenges us without making us feel as if we are beginners which most of us are. He knows how to bring out the best in everyone.”


APPROACHING SHAKESPEARE: MONOLOGUES AND SOLILOQUIES

Sep 16 - Oct 28

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