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Month-Long Intensive

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Create a new relationship with Shakespeare’s text, with yourself as an actor, and with your place in the world of theater during the Month-long Intensive, the core of Shakespeare & Company’s training disciplines. All of the training devised to create the power and aesthetic of the Company is condensed into four weeks of fourteen-hour days which challenge, discombobulate and illuminate actors from all over the world who come to train here.

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Now Accepting Applications!

For six days a week, from 8:00am until 10:00pm, participants immerse themselves in all areas of the Company’s technique, including:

  • Text analysis
  • Voice
  • Movement
  • Elizabethan dance
  • Alexander Technique
  • Stage fight
  • Exploration of the actor/audience relationship
  • Sonnet work
  • Scene work
  • In-depth discussions about the function of theater and the role of the actor in today’s world.

The Month-long Intensive is geared towards actors above age 21, or those who have already completed their undergraduate degrees. If you are a current undergraduate student, please consider the Summer Training Institute.

Dates

December 29, 2016 – January 24, 2017

Tuition
$4500 (room and board included)

(Early Payment Discount: Deduct $750 if paid by September 1st, for reduced cost of $3750. Deduct $500 if paid by October 1st, for reduced cost of $4000. May not be combined with alumni, union, or other discounts.)

From the Alumni

Maura Matarese

Maura Matarese

I attend at least one workshop at Shakespeare & Company each year as it always allows me an opportunity to grow as actor, to continue to free my actor’s instrument, to meet exciting new artists from around the world, and to spend time in an environment I love, with a faculty whom I deeply respect. moreI attend at least one workshop at Shakespeare & Company each year as it always allows me an opportunity to grow as actor, to continue to free my actor’s instrument, to meet exciting new artists from around the world, and to spend time in an environment I love, with a faculty whom I deeply respect.

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Shakespeare & Company is a professional live theatre company in the heart of the Berkshires, presenting a vibrant summer performance season featuring the works of Shakespeare in repertory with classic and contemporary plays. The Company offers one of the most extensive actor training programs by a regional theatre in the country, and is also home to an award-winning and nationally recognized theatre-in-education program.

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