GSC Stages: Approaching Shakespeare with Richard Neale
March 2 @ 10:00 am - March 3 @ 5:00 pm£120
Acting Masterclass: over one weekend at GSC HQ, you will work with Richard Neale, director of GSC’s Robin Hood and acting teacher at GSA. Under Richard’s expert guidance, you will unlock Shakespeare’s verse and prose, demystify the complex language and discover clues in the text. This acting masterclass uses rehearsal room techniques and physical exploration to take you on the journey from page to stage.
Topics over the weekend include:
- “Cus like you mean it“; Shakespeare’s Insults.
- “Rhythm and truth“; Practical use of rhythm in verse.
- “It’s all on the page“; Explore text to discover stage-direction and nuance.
- “Target Practice“; Voice exercises to make the lines carry.
- Scene study and share.
More details on the course-leader: Richard trained as an actor at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. His acting credits span theatre, film TV and radio. He is an Associate Board member of Actors from the London Stage and teaches full time at The Guildford School of Acting, where he sits on audition panels. He’s also a tutor and panellist for Open Door. He directed Robin Hood for GSC, as well as staged-readings of Pericles and Cymbeline.
Saturday 2 March & Sunday 3 March 2019, 10am – 5pm (both days).