Shakespeare Weekend Intensive

Come explore new and personal ways of connecting with Shakespeare's text!

OCTOBER 27-29, 2017

The internationally renowned Shakespeare & Company (Lenox, MA) is coming to Minneapolis to offer a Weekend Intensive on October 27-29, 2017.  The Weekend Intensives are designed to meet the needs of actors who seek an introduction to Shakespeare & Company’s training methods, and an opportunity to re-awaken and revitalize their relationship to Shakespeare’s text.  During the workshop, participants get to work on a Shakespeare monologue of their choice as well as do voice and movement work.

INSTRUCTOR:  Dave Demke (Designated Linklater Voice Teacher)

TUITION:  $325 (union and student discounts available)

LOCATION: Augsburg College


Class is limited to 12 participants, so apply soon!  

CLICK here for more info.

Questions?  Email [email protected].


Dave Demke is a Shakespeare & Company Senior Faculty member and a Designated Linklater Voice teacher. He received his BA in Theatre Arts from Minnesota State University, and MFA in Performance from the University of Maryland. He was the Artistic Director of Stark Raving Theatre in Portland, OR; the Associate Director of Training for Shakespeare & Company; and principle dancer/choreographer for the Red River Dance Company in Fargo, ND. As an actor he has appeared in productions in New York and regionally, as well as performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and in Beijing, China. Directing credits include theaters in Portland, OR, Shakespeare & Company, Tennessee Shakespeare Company, and guest directing credits at Purdue University, Skidmore College, and Northeastern University. He has guest taught at various universities, at the Linklater Center in New York, at the National Theatre of Ghana, and continues to teach Shakespeare & Company workshops in cities around the country.


Contact information

Shakespeare & Company
MaConnia Chesser
413-637-1199 x114
Web site

Respond by
Thursday, October 26
Posted September 22