CWRU DEPARTMENT OF THEATER PRESENTS
EXPLORING SHAKESPEARE’S VERSE WITH GEOFF BULLEN
from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
When: Saturday, February 18, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: The Middough Building, 1901 E 13th St, Suite 526, Cleveland, OH 44114.
What: A three hour interactive workshop examining various techniques to activate and demystify Shakespearean verse speaking.
We are pleased to bring this exciting opportunity to the Cleveland theatre community. Explore Shakespeare’s verse with Geoff Bullen, former head of training at R.A.D.A, one of the world’s most renowned theatre schools.
This is an ideal workshop for professional theatre artists who want to deepen their exploration of verse as well as for students who might be at an earlier stage of experience with heightened language. Geoff will share his techniques with participants and work interactively with them to put the work into practice.
For information and registration, please contact Donald Carrier at firstname.lastname@example.org
Number of Participants: 20
Cost: $75.00 per participant.
In order to accommodate the expected demand, we will also welcome observers. (Cost: $25.00 per person)
Geoff Bullen works as an Associate Director at Britain’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art specializing in teaching Shakespeare. As translator and adaptor – notably of the work of Feydeau and Steinbeck – and as the author of numerous plays on social issues for schools, his work has been performed around the world; he is a guest lecturer at Case Western Reserve University and Course Director of the New York University/RADA Shakespeare in Performance Program.
He has worked extensively in the United Kingdom in the commercial, subsidized and community theatre. Recent productions include: Cavalleria Rusticana and Tosca, Magdala Opera; Beside Picasso and Bacon, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe; Red Sun, National Tour; Into the Woods, Assassins, and Little Women – The Musical, RADA; and The Tempest, Stadsschouwburg. In 2008 his production of Chaplin took the grand prix at the 5th UNESCO International Festival in Minsk. He was the 24th director of The Mousetrap, the world’s longest-running play in London’s West End.