Shakespeare Weekend Intensive

Don't miss this opportunity to PRACTICE your craft, STUDY Shakespeare's text, ENERGIZE your work, and get more CONNECTED to your breath and your body. 

October 18-20, 2019

Join us for our Shakespeare Weekend Intensive in MINNEAPOLIS, MN on October 18-20, 2019. Designed to meet the needs of professional actors who seek an introduction to Shakespeare & Company's training methods as well as alumni who wish to refresh and reconnect with the work, the Weekend Intensive integrates voice, movement, and monologue work. Participants explore ways to unlock the emotional and intellectual content inherent in Shakespeare's language, yielding a direct relationship between actor and text.

This Weekend Intensive will be taught by senior faculty member and NYC director Andrew Borthwick-Leslie. The workshop includes monologue work, voice work and structure of the verse.

SCHEDULE: 7pm to 10pm on Friday, 10am to 10pm on Saturday, 12pm to 6pm on Sunday.

TUITION: $325 (alumni, student and union discounts available)



Andrew Borthwick-Leslie is a member of Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, MA, where he has taught, directed, and acted for twenty years. He is also the co-Artistic Director of The Humanist Project in NYC. He has taught acting and voice at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Emerson College, DeSales University and the University of Maryland among others. Andrew has run workshops for the Center for Renaissance Studies, the American Bar Association, the New England Homeless Veterans shelter and many more. He has directed, devised, or assisted on over fifty productions—from Cymbeline to Perestroika. Most recently he directed Love’s Labour’s Lost and Merchant of Venice for the Shakespeare Forum at the Gym at Judson in Washington Square, Macbethand Frances Goes to War for The Humanist Project, and Double Falsehood for the Letter of Marque Theater Company. He lives happily in Brooklyn.

Contact information

Shakespeare & Company
413-637-1199 x114
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Posted September 9