Come learn with us.
We all want to make choices that are dynamic, informed, and entertaining, and this class is designed to help you do just that. Based in thorough text analysis and the fundamentals of verse speaking, these classes will help you develop a personal technique to connect to poetic texts.
Scene Study: Beginners
Taught by Joseph Culliton
The beginning class lays out the basics of verse speaking and connecting to Shakespeare's words in a personal way. It is perfect for actors new to Shakespeare performance, or people with a general interest in learning more about the acting of Shakespeare. All students present their text and work on their feet in every class.
September 29 - November 17, 2019
Sundays 10am - 1pm
**early bird special: $360 if registered by September 15
Scene Study: Advanced
Taught by Joseph Culliton
The advanced class is a course for those with a working knowledge of Shakespearean texts and requires a familiarity with acting Shakespeare. Commitment is paramount, and participation is at the discretion of ISC and the instructor. All students must be approved by Operations Coordinator Sabrina Lewis, please email her your resume or a brief paragraph describing your experience.
September 30 - November 18, 2019
Mondays 6pm - 9pm
**early bird special: $360 if registered by September 16
Note: all classes are for adults age 18 and up
All Classes held at the Independent Studio:
Independent Shakespeare Co.
3191 Casitas Avenue, #130
Los Angeles, CA 90039
(The studio is located next to the parking lot where Minneapolis St. and Casitas Avenue intersect. Park in the large parking lots number 1 or number 2 or find street parking on Casitas Avenue.)
Email Sabrina for more information or call (818) 710-6306.
Joseph Culliton has been a professional actor for 45 years, and has acted, directed, and taught for ISC since 2005. He has acted on Broadway, off-Broadway and extensively in regional theater. He’s been seen in major motion pictures and on television. Joe has also taught Shakespeare technique at the Stella Adler Academy of Acting and Theatre. He’s taught verse speaking at Butler University, Allentown College, and has conducted Shakespeare Workshops at colleges and high schools across the country. In his ten years as an ISC company member, he has devised and performed interactive Shakespeare programs for middle schools and high schools in the LAUSD. As a private acting coach he has guided young students in preparing their first auditions, polished the work of experienced professionals, and assisted well-known actors as they rehearsed for major engagements.