In her Intermediate class, Rhona Silverbush continues to build on the foundation of her introductory class and teaches more advanced techniques.
Speak the Verse: Introductory
In this Introductory-level class, Rhona Silverbush, helps you learn to find and use the tools Shakespeare has given you to more fully experience the import of Shakespeare's language, as you also learn to speak Shakespeare's verse with confidence and pleasure.
Ruth Carpenter Seminar: The Winter's Tale
Our seminar will begin with discussion of the hybrid genre known as romance. Contemporary purists like Sir Philip Sidney objected to "mongrel tragicomedies" and Ben Jonson called them "moldy tales" while John Fletcher praised their ingeniously intricate plot reversals.
Ruth Carpenter Seminar: Much Ado About Nothing
Over four classes, Dakin Matthews will lead an exploration of the play, focusing on the structure of the action, the complexity of the characters, and the themes of deceptions, self-deceptions, mistakings, and mishearings which lead first to the crises in the play and then to their resolutions.