Fall Classes



Act 1, Scene 1 (6 weeks)

Whether you are a Shakespeare newbie or a polished pro, we'll meet you where you are and guide you through the next steps of your artistic process. Through personalized exercises, monologues, and scene work, you'll deepen your understanding of how to express your truths in Shakespeare's language. We'll explore vocal and physical aspects of your work, challenging your doubts and liberating you from your habits and old stories. You'll heighten your presence and grow your sense of play.

This class will start in September 2021

Virtual Verse and Text Class (6 weeks)

Come explore the mechanics of Shakespeare's writing! Verse structure, figurative language, and rhetoric can reveal creative opportunities for actors and directors, allowing for a more personal connection and nuanced expression. You'll learn fun techniques and useful tools that can quickly open up any text, empowering you to make active, confident choices in table work or cold-readings. We'll progress from the basics of working with Shakespeare's verse to advanced performance techniques. Knowledge is power; come play!

This class will start in September 2021

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*The Shakespeare Forum is committed to ensuring that our classes are never cost prohibitive. We have a variety of payment plans and will work with you in every way we can. Please contact us at for further details.


If you are signing up for more than one class, after your first class at full price, each additional class is $50 off.


If you have taken a class or intensive with us in the past, we offer a 10% discount.*


*Discounts are not combinable.

Payment Policies

Forum accepts payments by cash, check, or card and is willing to establish a payment plan based on what works for the student, as long as the full payment is received before the final session of the class.

We require a quarter of the full amount due as a non-refundable deposit to secure a spot in the class.

All scholarships and payment issues are handled on a case by case basis.