The focus of this four-week acting intensive program combines skills in producing Shakespeare with the best of Italian theatre and commedia dell’arte acting style.
Dr. Kiara Pipino, Assistant Professor in Theatre at King University, will oversee the commedia dell’arte acting workshop, using the expertise of three professional Italian film & stage actors noted for their commedia skills.
Dr. Lavinia Hart, Professor of Acting and Directing at Wayne State University, will teach Introduction to the Michael Chekhov Technique, helping students to understand and apply it while performing Shakespeare.
In addition to classes in acting performance, all students will receive instruction in survival Italian language skills and Italian culture.
2017 dates: May 14 – June 12