Cy Brown is the lead instructor for Shakespeare Kids, a Los Angeles based Educational Shakespeare Production Company. Not just a theater camp, our classes are a lot of fun, highly interactive, help build confidence, spark the imagination and allow participants to find their inner-voice. Our teachers are also actors and directors currently active in the professional world...
Our teachers are also actors and directors currently active in the professional world, they not only coach, but nurture students to bring out their best. We offer classes, camps and workshops and work with ALL LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE! We are ever evolving, exploring and creating new programs, ensuring that our productions and curriculum are always engaging, educational and entertaining.
find out more at http://shakespearekids.org
Cylan Brown has worked for several years with the Kingsmen Shakespeare Co.’s educational tour and taught with the Sage Ridge Academy in Nevada. Favorite professional Shakespeare roles include: Hamlet, Romeo, Julius Caesar, Mercutio, Edmund, Parolles, Philip (King John) and Dromio of Syracuse with The Rubicon, Shakespeare by the Sea, Los Angeles Actors Ensemble and South Bay Civic Light Opera. Cylan received his Bachelor’s degree in Theater from Northern Arizona University, with a minor in English Literature.
Shakespeare and Combat!
Stage Sword Combat and Shakespeare’s Hamlet
In this program, students will learn stage combat and study one of Shakespeare’s works Hamlet with acting technique for performance. Through physical and theatrical exercises, students will learn how to create and develop a character, understand Shakespeare and use their voices and bodies to tell this great story. This class is a safe and supportive atmosphere where students are encouraged to make bold acting choices while learning teamwork and gaining confidence. The 10-week session will culminate in a choreographed fight scene and performance selection from Hamlet.
Students will also get a great workout!
Winter & Spring: Performing Shakespeare ~ Hamlet
Join us for a fun and exciting program of rehearsing and performing an edit of one of Shakespeare’s last great masterpieces ~Hamlet. Our script is edited from the original text keeping the Elizabethan English and telling this famous play by the Bard. Through physical and theatrical exercises, students will learn how to create and develop a character, understand Shakespeare and use their voices and bodies to tell this great story. We’ll bring it all together as we prepare for an end-of-year performance of Hamlet at Huck. This class is a safe and supportive atmosphere where students are encouraged to make bold acting choices while learning teamwork and gaining confidence. All students will get a speaking role involving lines that will need to be memorized on schedule. Roles range in size (small, medium and large) and will be cast in consideration of class size, production needs and student preference.
REQUIREMENT: DUAL TRIMESTER COMMITMENT.