Courtesy: A Classical Theatre Movement Class
How To Bow, Curtsy, and Salute with Style
You are invited to take a brief introductory class on period movement for actors and classical literature enthusiasts. You will learn courtesy, status, and movement for the Elizabethan and Regency/Victorian eras. Learn the art of bowing, saluting, curtsying, sipping from a tea cup, and removing your bonnet or top hat with panache. This class is designed to make you feel at ease with physical behavior in the plays of Shakespeare, Shaw, Wilde, the works of Austen, and their contemporaries.
Tuesday, February 20 - 6:30pm-8:30pm, with a break for light refreshment.
First time introductory rate: sliding scale $0-$20.
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Location: Cerimon House 5131 NE 23rd Ave. Portland, OR 97211
One block north of Alberta St.
Bus Lines: #8, #17, #72
What to wear: Please come however you feel comfortable. If convenient, you are encouraged to bring dress shoes to class. Actors interested in exploring the movement of female characters in these eras are welcome to bring a long skirt.
Jennifer Le Blanc is an actor, teaching artist, playwright/adaptor, and director. She is an associate artist with Cerimon House, Livermore Shakespeare Festival, and the Arabian Shakespeare Festival. She received her MFA from the National Theatre Conservatory and her BA in English Literature from U.C. Berkeley. www.jenniferleblanc.com