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Adult Intermediate


A fun and fearless dive into the world of Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, “Romeo
and Juliet.”

Spend 4 weeks studying the story, themes, and text of Romeo and Juliet. Find links
to modern societal issues, discuss why the lovers decide to take the actions they do, and how to unlock the language to make the text more accessible and easier to
understand. Classes will include group activities, games, monologue, and scene

A perfect class to help beginning/intermediate actors gain the confidence,
understanding, and knowledge that all Shakespeare actors desire! Join others in the
same boat as you in a supportive, accepting, and lively atmosphere!

ASC faculty member Sarafina Vecchio developed "ShakesPlay!" after receiving a
postgraduate award in Teaching Shakespeare from The University of Warwick in
Coventry, England, which developed the program with The Royal Shakespeare
Company. She has been teaching "ShakesPlay!" using her active methods since 2012 and has been a guest artist at many Chicago area high schools and colleges, as well as a private coach. Most recently, she was invited as a guest artist to the Stratford Festival in Ontario, Canada, to help their acting company unlock ways to teach Shakespeare to schools in their area.

Tuition: $275

4 Week Class

Upcoming Classes

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Starts August 6

Sarafina Vecchio

As an actor and teaching artist for nearly 20 years, Sarafina brings her passion and fearlessness to the table.

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