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

Requirements:

  • 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)

© 2013 by The Actor's Foundation Manchester/ Leeds. 

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