Shakespeare

14 yrs and up, $175.00, 14 week course – Prerequisite: One Intermediate Level course

Shakespeare's plays are among the greatest and most influential literary works in history.  They help us to think deeper about the most important realities that concern mankind:  life and death, good and evil, love and friendship, God and man.  In this course, seven plays by Shakespeare - two weeks dedicated to each play - will be read and discussed.  These include some of Shakespeare's best-loved plays, spanning the three Shakespearean genres: the history, the comedy, and the tragedy.


Shakespeare: A Guide for Amateur Actors

Reading List:

Week 1: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act I through Act III, Scene 1

Week 2: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act III, Scene 2 through the end

Week 3: Henry V, Act I through Act III, Scene 6

Week 4: Henry V, Act III, Scene 7 through the end

Week 5: Romeo and Juliet, Acts I - II

Week 6: Romeo and Juliet, Acts III - V

Week 7: Much Ado About Nothing, Act I through Act III, Scene 2

Week 8: Much Ado About Nothing, Act III, Scene 3 through the end

Week 9: Richard III, Acts I - II

Week 10: Richard III, Acts III - V

Week 11: The Tempest, Acts I - II

Week 12: The Tempest, Acts III - V

Week 13: Hamlet, Act I through the end of Act III, Scene 1

Week 14: Hamlet, Act III, Scene 2 through the end