MSF ZOOM Workshop: Making Shakespeare Your Own

MSF ZOOM Workshop: Making Shakespeare Your Own

Saturday, March 23, 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm
A Personal Approach to the Bard. A Montague Shakespeare Festival ZOOM Workshop for Ages 18+. Registration Required!

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Making Shakespeare Your Own: A Personal Approach to the Bard (Zoom)

Sat - March 23 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Join us for an extraordinary journey into the heart of Shakespeare’s texts with our “Making Shakespeare Your Own: A Personal Approach to the Bard” Zoom live online workshop, Nia Lynn voice and text coach for The Royal Shakespeare Company (Stratford-upon-Avon), as part of the Montague Shakespeare Festival. This 2-hour interactive session on Zoom is a unique opportunity to delve deep into the Bard’s text and language, making it resonate with your own voice and life experiences.

Whether you’re a seasoned Shakespeare enthusiast or new to his works, this workshop is designed to demystify the Bard’s language, helping you discover how to make his words sound as natural and relevant today as they were centuries ago. Nia Lynn, with her extensive background in voice coaching and Shakespearean performance, will guide you through techniques to lift Shakespeare’s words off the page and bring them to life in a way that is uniquely yours.

What will you get from this workshop?

Interactive Experience: Engage in an interactive live Zoom session where you can choose to participate or observe. For those who wish to interact, you’ll have the chance to work directly with Nia and the text, receiving personalized guidance and feedback.

Personal Connection: Learn how to connect your own emotions and experiences with Shakespeare’s characters and language, making the texts more accessible and impactful.

Practical Techniques: Nia will share practical techniques to help you interpret and vocalize Shakespeare’s works in a way that feels authentic and true to you, enhancing your understanding and appreciation of the text.

Empowering Insights: Gain insights into how to approach Shakespeare’s language with confidence, removing any intimidation and discovering the joy and relevance of his works in our modern world.

Community Interaction: Join a community of Shakespeare enthusiasts where you can share your experiences and learn from others in a supportive and inspiring environment.

Our live Zoom workshop is perfect for anyone who loves Shakespeare, from actors and students to educators and enthusiasts. If you want to deepen your connection with Shakespeare’s works and discover how to make his timeless language your own, this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss. Join us and transform your relationship with the words of one of the greatest playwrights in history.

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Special thanks to the Mass Cultural Council for their vital support this year in the form of a Cultural Sector Recovery Grant for Organizations, as well as a Festivals & Projects Grant. We'd also like to thank the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts for their support in the form of a Flexible Funding grant. We couldn't do this work without you!