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Beginning Shakespeare Monologue

Class Summary

Terrified of Shakespeare? Looking for a classical monologue for an audition? Come check out our 5 week Beginning Shakespeare Monologue class taught by Invictus Theatre Company’s Artistic Director, Charles Askenaizer. Combining a fierce classical/folio and Meisner-based approach, this class will detail the ins and outs of scansion, paraphrase, linguistic elements, word choice, and truthful connection with the text. By the end of the 5 week session students will have an audition-ready Shakespearean monologue ready to go at any moment.
(Class limit 10 students)

General Info

This class runs for 5 weeks from 7/8/19 - 8/5/19 with no class on 8/5/19
Mondays from 6:30-9:30 pm

Price: $295

Instructor: Charles Askenaizer

If interested in registering, please send registration requests with a headshot and resume to classes@invictustheatre.com. Within 7 days, a $75 non-refundable deposit must be made to ensure commitment.

 
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Shakespeare Scene Study

Class Summary

Intense, in-depth, and honest. Previous Shakespeare training recommended. Pair up with a partner to explore in-depth a scene from Shakespeare’s canon. This class is taught by Invictus Theatre Company’s Artistic Director, Charles Askenaizer. Combining a Meisner and classical/folio approach, dive into the relationships of a scene to reach new depths of emotional honesty and language clarity.
(Class limit 10 students)

Dates

This class runs for 5 weeks from 7/13/19 - 8/17/19 with no class on 8/3/19
Saturdays from 11 am - 2 pm

Price: $310

Instructor: Charles Askenaizer

If interested in registering, please send registration requests with a headshot and resume to classes@invictustheatre.com. Within 7 days, a $75 non-refundable deposit must be made to ensure commitment.

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Your Instructor

Charles Askenaizer studied theater and communications at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he trained with renowned teachers Susan Sweeney and Tony Simotes. In Chicago, Charles studied folio with Susan Hart and Jeffrey Carlson for many years and Meisner technique with the Artistic Home. Charles has directed and acted in Chicago for over 8 years with companies such as Citadel, City Lit, Raven, Teatro Vista, The Artistic Home, Brown Paper Box Company, and more. Directing credits include Titus Andronicus, Two Gentlemen of Verona (Chicago Reader Recommended), Julius Caesar, and Othello: The Moor of Venice.

 

All classes will be held at About Face Theatre, located at 5252 N Broadway Street, 2nd Floor Chicago, IL 60640 (please note, this is not Invictus’ mailing address). If interested in registering, please send registration requests with a headshot and resume to classes@invictustheatre.com. Within 7 days, a $75 non-refundable deposit must be made to ensure commitment.