In this course experience professional actors Nancy Carlin and Joy Carlin perform famous monologues in different interpretive tones that highlight themes in very different ways. There will be passages from Romeo and Juliet A Midsummer Night's Dream and King Lear. So many productions of these three plays "lock" characters - particularly women - into certain interpretive positions. What happens when we perform these passages differently to unlock very different meanings?
Philippa Kellyhas worked as resident dramaturg for the California Shakespeare Theater and the Napa Shakespeare Festival, as well as production dramaturg for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Word for Word Theater Company. The Fulbright, Rockefeller, and Walter and Eliza Hall Foundations have supported her work. She has published 12 books.