Shakespeare BASH'd is excited to announce our fall class schedule!
After a fantastic winter and spring of classes (with a little rest over the summer) Shakespeare BASH'd is ready to continue offering exciting online learning experiences for actors, directors, fans of Shakespeare, and anyone who wants to join in.
Below are all the details and registration information. Space is limited, so we encourage early registration.
Please note: with the continuing pandemic, we have decided to continue all sessions online for now, in order to keep everyone safe. We continue to do our best to make all online sessions fun, engaging, and active.
Please reach out if you have any questions. We hope you're well and hope to see you soon!
Julia and James Shakespeare BASH'd
Class BASH'd Masterclass Shakespeare BASH'd is offering another round of their online Shakespeare technique and auditioning masterclass. This class happens over two weekends, where you will begin with deepening the technique of acting Shakespeare, followed by working on one monologue of your choosing. After that, Shakespeare BASH'd will give you a contrasting monologue for you to work on and take away with you! Plus, you'll be offered 30 minutes of one-on-one coaching with Shakespeare BASH'd at a future date.
This class will focus on audition technique, and will illuminate aspects of how to decipher, interpret, and unleash Shakespeare's words for the actor. Great for professional actors at any stage of development!
Dates: October 16, 17, 23, 24, 1pm to 5pm EST each day, online. Cost: Sliding scale from $50 to $150 Some free spots available for IBPOC, transgender, non-binary, two-spirit, genderqueer, and otherwise gender-diverse actors
Class BASH'd Level 2: The Scene Wherein We Play The second level to Class BASH'd, where you will work on techniques for cold reading, and breaking down Shakespeare. Over two weekends, students will be paired up with numerous other actors, to interpret and participate in various Shakespeare scenes.
This class is great for actors looking to further their understanding of Shakespeare's dramaturgy, investigate more about the process of acting Shakespeare in context, and be part of a fun ensemble working together to build technique and knowledge.
Participation in Level One of Class BASH'd a requirement (some exceptions may be made) Dates: November 6, 7, 13, 14, 1pm to 5pm EST each day, online. Cost: Sliding scale from $50 to $150 Some free spots available for IBPOC, transgender, non-binary, two-spirit, genderqueer, and otherwise gender-diverse actors.
The Play's the Thing: Antony and Cleopatra Shakespeare for Everyone returns with a look at Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of world domination, about the two most famous lovers of all time. Over seven weeks, you will be led through the play discussing plot, characters, themes, theatrical structure, staging ideas, and more with Co-Artistic Directors Julia Nish-Lapidus and James Wallis.
This accessible investigation in Shakespeare's work is fun for actors, directors, patrons of Shakespeare's work, or anyone looking to deepen their knowledge of Shakespeare's plays.
Seven-Week Course on Wednesday nights (7pm to 9pm EST), online. Dates: Wednesday, October 6th to Wednesday, November 17th Cost: $100 (for one participants), $180 (for two participants), $75 (student/artist price)