Monday, May 3, 2010

Acting Shakespeare Master Class in Prague

Acting Shakespeare Master Class

Acting Shakespeare Master Class
led by Sidney Berger
Artistic Director Houston Shakespeare Festival
May 17-19, 2010 (3 sessions)
17:00-19:00 (5:00pm-7:00pm)
Old Burgrave's Residence, Vysehrad
Prague, Czech Republic

The Prague Shakespeare Festival is pleased to announce that we will be
hosting a unique Acting Shakespeare Master Class featuring Sidney Berger,
Artistic Director of the Houston Shakespeare Festival, and one of the
world's foremost experts on Shakespearean Verse May 17-19, 2010 in Prague,
Czech Republic. Space for this exclusive Master Class will be limited to 30
participants and a select number of observers. This is a wonderful
opportunity to learn from one of the most respected Shakespearean Theatre
experts in the world.

SIDNEY BERGER is celebrating his thirty-seventh year as founder and
producing director of the Houston Shakespeare Festival. He is also currently
the John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Theatre; the former Director of the
University of Houston School of Theatre; and co-founder and producer of the
Children's Theatre Festival, UH's professional summer children's theatre. He
has directed many productions for the Houston Shakespeare Festival, and over
sixty at UH. As Associate Artist at the Alley Theatre he directed FRANKIE
Other professional directing credits include A DELICATE BALANCE, BETRAYAL,
SIGHT UNSEEN and THE SUBSTANCE OF FIRE at Stages Repertory Theatre, where he
also served as Artistic Director. He also directed Albee's ALL OVER, with
Mr. Albee consulting. As well, he has directed JACQUES BREL for the QCC
Equity Theatre in New York, GREASE and MY FAIR LADY (with Noel Harrison and
Clive Revill) for Theatre Under The Stars and the film HOUSTON PROUD
narrated by Ben Vereen. In 1990 he co-founded and was elected President of
the Shakespeare Theatre Association of America, uniting all major
professional Shakespeare producers in North America. Dr. Berger also serves
on the board of governors for the International Shakespeare Globe Centre
project in London.

Participants (limit of 30 total) - 1,500kč
Observer (limited seating) - 900kč for all days, 500kč for one day

To Apply and Request an Application form, email Guy Roberts:

For interviews with Sidney Berger and more information contact:
Guy Roberts
Artistic Director
Prague Shakespeare Festival

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