CLARITY, FLOW, TRUTH- SHAKESPEARE FOR NON UK ENGLISH SPEAKERS
Beginner Level Workshop with Dr Gareth Somers
Overcome the fear of acting in English, Learn Shakespeare from an experienced actor and director
from a major UK conservatoire.
You will learn traditional and cutting-edge solutions to Shakespeare and begin to work with: Iambic Pentameter, Antithesis, Rhetorical Arcs and many other key elements of Shakespearean acting.
overcome your fears of working in English and with classical texts
become comfortable and clear in your own accent
read, understand and recite Sonnets and Plays
improve your vocabulary and your understanding of English
experience and training in acting (not necessarily classical training)
you should be either a native English speaking actor from outside the UK or a non-native speaker with a high level of English*
*Candidates will be asked to have a short telephone conversation to ascertain whether they have the right level of English for the course.
“Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue” (Hamlet’s Advice to the Players)