Shakespeare with Lillian Meredith
Four-week workshop: Mondays–Fridays, July 8–August 2, 1–5 PM
July 8–19 workshop sessions will be held at the Meredith Historical Society
July 22–August 2 sessions will be held at The West Kortright Centre
This extremely creative four-week ensemble acting workshop will culminate in two fully staged productions of Macbeth on August 2nd & 3rd, following the 6 PM Introduction to Acting performance and picnic dinner. For ages 13–19; Pre-registration required. (Students who wish to have a more musical role may want to consider taking the new Music for Shakespeare class concurrently.)
NOTE: Late-night dress rehearsals on July 31 & August 1.
• All scheduling conflicts must be cleared before registration.
• Cut-off ages are as of December 2019.
• Bring your own snack & water.
• Includes Shakespeare in the Valley T-shirt
$420 WKC Member registration
$470 Non-Member registration
Help us thrive, not just survive!
The West Kortright Centre values accessibility, representation, and diversity of incomes, geographies, cultures, abilities and more. This year, we invite those who can to make a donation to support the program at a higher level in order to keep the general registration fee low. (We recognize that even the basic fee is a stretch for many families and continue to offer need-based scholarships.)
Learn more about WKC membership here.
Call (607) 278-5454 with any questions.
We will contact you via email with a registration form.
Other Young People's Theater Arts Workshops for this age group:
The Art of Comedy with Hana Roth Seavy
Acting Skills with Lillian Meredith
Music for Shakespeare with Stephen Bennett
Costume Design with Gary Graham
Technical Theater with Tony Aukstikalnis & Tom Meredith
YPTAW Alumna Lillian Meredith returns to teach another summer of Shakespeare!
Lillian is a New York-based theater artist focused primarily on creating and developing new and site-responsive plays. Recent credits include Soho Rep, Theatre for a New Audience, Ars Nova, Culture Project, Dixon Place, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, UglyRhino, The Secret Theatre, Galapagos Art Space, and The FURY Factory Festival of Ensemble Theater. Lillian is the co-founder and Artistic Director of The Motor Company (Communal Spaces and Intimate Bar Plays) and a founding member of The Living Room (#liberated at ANT Fest 2015 and IRT 3B 2016). She is also a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, and the inaugural Clubbed Thumb Director’s Fellowship. Proud alumna: Vassar College, National Theater Institute, and, of course, the WKC. www.lillianmeredith.com
“I spent my entire childhood/teen years doing the summer theater program…. what I gained from being part of this community can never fully be expressed. I love the WKC with all of my heart and we are SO LUCKY to have it”—Caitlan Grady