Shakespeare specialist Rob Clare has helped actors all over the world to handle these extraordinary texts with added confidence, vitality, and creative freedom. Like good athletes, actors need to work out, and there is no better place to do so, than in The Shakespeare Gym. These plays were written by an actor, for his fellow actors. They are for you! So come and join us. Whether you’re a beginner, or a more experienced Shakespearean, all are welcome. All will find room to grow.
What to Expect:
- Explore strategies for approaching creativity and expression when dealing with heightened language, complex and archaic vocabulary and verse.
- Refining monologues and/or assigned scenes.
- Learn to identify opportunities for creative expression in classical texts.
- Discuss approaches with fellow students along the way
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Rob Clare is an internationally recognized specialist, who has taught or directed Shakespeare in Ireland, India, Austria, Germany, Australia, China and the US. His freelance work includes coaching the core acting ensembles of the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, and Britain’s leading repertory company, the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. In the US, he has been visiting faculty at UCLA, The Juilliard School, Yale, USC Los Angeles, CSU Long Beach, CSU Los Angeles, and NYC Tisch (both graduate and undergraduate acting). As a director, his most recent product was Troilus and Cressida (UCLA), pictured above. He is currently planning to tour King Lear to underserved communities in the Los Angeles area. For a complete biography, or to book individual coaching, or in-person workshops for smaller, self-selected groups visit Rob’s personal website: www.robclare.com.