ANNOUNCING: Two 8-Week Courses for Actors, Singers, Dancers
SHAKESPEARE and SINGING, Levels I and II
Explore the connective links between music and verse, movement and voice, shape and character!
Saturdays 11 - 1, Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue, NYC
Level I: October 20 - December 15 (no class Thanksgiving week)
Wednesdays 3:30 - 5:30 PM
Level II: January 9 - February 27
JOAN MELTON, PhD, ADVS, author of One Voice: Integrating Singing and Theatre Voice Techniques, with Kenneth Tom, PhD, and of Singing in Musical Theatre: The Training of Singers and Actors
Each participant will prepare a Shakespeare monologue or scene and a song or aria.
Level I introduces (or reviews, depending upon the needs of the group): scansion, music reading, and use of the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet), in a movement-based approach to vocal production, singing, and text work.
The final class in Level II will include performances for an invited audience.
To register for Level I, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and attach a current resume.
Successful completion of Level I or permission of the Instructor is required for entry into Level II.
For questions and/or additional information, please contact email@example.com.
Tuition for each 8-week course $250, payable by cash or check. Online payment for Level I available after October 8 at www.joanmelton.com/shakespeare-and-singing. No tuition refund after October 13.
Tuition for each 8-week course: $250, payable by cash, check, or online via Google Checkout at www.joanmelton.com/shakespeare-and-singing after October 8.
Course participants should wear clothing that allows them to move easily, e.g., workout attire, and have available at least two copies of texts and sheet music.