DATE: September, 2013
TIME: 10:00 am
VENUE: Make Believe Arts
Richard III
Masterclass: Soliloquy September, 2013
“Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time
Into this breathing world, scarce half made up,
And that so lamely and unfashionable
That dogs bark at me as I halt by them…”

WORKSHOP 1 – 8th September

First readthrough and discussions.

Topics explored included:

The Supernatural
Margaret vs Richard
Characters other than Richard
The Generations of conflict
Boy soldiers – Richard’s philosophy
Catesby and Ratcliffe
Buckingham – Richard’s only chance of a friend?
Is there a reason to do the play beyond Richard?
The ghosts
Spider or misunderstood?
End of a tetralogy
WTF corner

WORKSHOP 2 – 22nd September

Masterclass: Soliloquy – Oscar Blustin

A symposium on Soliloquy as a theatrical construct followed by an in depth look at Richard’s soliloquies through the play. How technical analysis and interrogative questions can lead us to specific character choices in Soliloquy.

“My conscience hath a thousand several tongues,
And every tongue brings in a several tale,
And every tale condemns me for a villain.”
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