Classes

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company offers a variety of educational experiences for all ages taught by CSC Resident Actors including our prestigious Groundlings and Groundlings Junior programs. Class takes place at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s brand new location at The Otto M. Budig Theater!

MONDAY FUNDAY

Adult and Teen Classes

For Adults and Teens

MONDAY FUNDAY

This debut season, the “M” in Otto M. Budig Theater stands for Mondays! Our new theater is just too amazing not to use as much as we can. So EVERY Monday this season at 7pm you can come on down to CSC to explore a variety of fun, fascinating, fabulous activities!

The first Monday of the month is Masterclass Monday. A member of the CSC ensemble will guide you through a hands on workshop on there are of theatrical expertise. Explore topics such as Voice, Movement, Audition Techniques, and many more.

 

The second Monday of the month is Melee Monday with our new “Fight to Fit” program. CSC Fight choreographer Gina Cerimele-Mechley provides a fitness experience unlike any other, with workouts all built around the art of Stage Combat.

 

The third Monday of the month is Maker’s Monday. For the artsy and craftsy among you, Maker’s Monday gives you an opportunity explore the production side of theatre with our talented Resident Designers by making something of your own!

Register Now for October's Maker's Monday- Halloween Make-Up on Oct. 16

The final Monday of the month is Movie Monday. Come enjoy your favorite Shakespeare and Shakespeare adjacent movies, with occasional special screenings of productions from The Globe and RSC.

Register Now for October's Movie Monday- Titus Andronicus from The Globe on Oct. 30

These programs take place at The Otto M. Budig Theater.

7pm (length varies, approx. 90-120 minutes)

 

Groundlings Program

Teen Acting Classes

6th—9th Graders

Groundlings Junior, Shakespeare Acting

This is an acting class for 6th-9th grade students who are interested in furthering their acting skills and understanding of Shakespeare. The emphasis of the program will be on learning basic acting skills, working together as an ensemble, and speaking Shakespeare’s text. Workshops on movement, voice, text analysis, character development, and Shakespearean performance will take place throughout the program. By working together through theatre games and scene work, actors in the program will experience the excitement of the artistic process.

This class takes place at The Otto M. Budig Theater.
Instructors: Kyle Brumley and Miranda McGee

6-8:30pm

FALL SEMESTER

  1. September 17, 2017
  2. September 24
  3. October 1
  4. October 15
  5. October 22
  6. October 29
  7. November 5
  8. November 19

SPRING SEMESTER

  1. January 28, 2018
  2. February 4
  3. February 11
  4. March 4
  5. March 11
  6. March 18
  7. March 25
  8. April 8

Final performance during PROJECT38 Festival weekend April 12-15, 2018.

This class meets for 8 sessions in the fall semester and 8 sessions in the spring semester on Sundays, 6-8:30pm. Students are encouraged but not required to participate in both semesters. Cost is $295/semester.

10th—12th Graders

Groundlings, Shakespeare Acting

This is an acting ensemble developed to provide 10th-12th grade students with the opportunity to learn performance techniques from professional actors while studying Shakespeare and his texts. This 20-week acting-intensive program includes workshops, text analysis, and training in both voice and movement. CSC’s Groundlings provides students with the tools they need to develop their acting talents in a fun and nurturing environment.

This program is audition only for NEW members.

This class takes place at The Otto M. Budig Theater.
Instructors: Jeremy Dubin and Sara Clark

9-11:30am

FALL SEMESTER

  1. September 16, 2017
  2. September 23
  3. September 30
  4. October 14
  5. October 21
  6. October 28
  7. November 4
  8. November 18
  9. December 2
  10. December 9

SPRING SEMESTER

  1. January 6, 2018
  2. January 13
  3. February 3
  4. February 17
  5. February 24
  6. March 10
  7. March 17
  8. March 24
  9. March 31
  10. April 7

Final performance during PROJECT38 Festival weekend April 12-15, 2018.

This class meets for 10 sessions in the fall semester and 10 sessions in the spring semester on Saturdays 9-11:30am. Students are required to participate in both semesters. Cost is $375/semester.