Our final session will focus on what it takes to "take the audience with you" in performing a solo speech or soliloquy. How do you make the audience listen, particularly to the complex language of Shakespeare? How can you avoid playing just a "summary" of the speech, but rather truly discover the words as you say them?
The session will be primarily focused on a study of speeches, with an opportunity for collaborative feedback and revision. A collection of speeches will be sent out ahead of time, but this session certainly offers an opportunity for participants to bring in any speeches they might like to take a crack at. Scenes that may be utilized include: