Virtual Theater Production Workshop: Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco (ages 12-19)

with Lillian Meredith and Stephen Bennett
Oct 5- Dec 7, Mon/Wed/Fri 4pm-6pm For ages 12-19   Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco Price: $420 WKC Members / $470 Non-Members Need-based scholarships available To avoid the hefty Eventbrite surcharge, payment can be made through this registration page or contact sarah@westkc.org to send a check or for more information.
  This four-week class will be structured similarly to this summer's Shakespeare workshop and production. 1st week: full attendance 2nd & 3rd week : students will have scheduled times for when they will be meeting on zoom. 4th week: full attendance & performance! ***if fewer than 10 actors signed up, we'll do a different play, TBD

One of many alumni of the Young People’s Theater Arts Workshops who have gone on to pursue a career in theater and/or film, Lillian Meredith returned for a fifth year as the Shakespeare workshop instructor and director this summer. A New York City-based theater artist focused primarily on developing site-responsive plays, Lillian’s recent credits include Soho Rep, 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. She 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. Lillian is also a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, and the inaugural Clubbed Thumb Director’s Fellowship, as well as an alumna of Vassar College, National Theater Institute, and the West Kortright Centre.

Stephen Bennett has been writing music for theater for ten years, beginning while he was still training and working as an actor. In 2013, he produced a musical take on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, called What You Will. He has written music for works including Highly Impractical Theatre’s Three Sisters, Linked Dance Theatre’s Freaks Don’t Cry, several productions with This is Not a Theatre Company, as well as Dominic Finocchiaro’s brut. He has composed and music directed for the West Kortright Centre’s Shakespeare in the Valley program since 2017. Stephen recently earned his master’s degree at NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.

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West Kortright Centre

with Lillian Meredith and Stephen Bennett

Oct 5- Dec 7, Mon/Wed/Fri

4pm-6pm

For ages 12-19

 

Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco

Price: $420 WKC Members / $470 Non-Members

Need-based scholarships available

To avoid the hefty Eventbrite surcharge, payment can be made through this registration page or contact sarah@westkc.org to send a check or for more information.

 

This four-week class will be structured similarly to this summer’s Shakespeare workshop and production.

1st week: full attendance

2nd & 3rd week : students will have scheduled times for when they will be meeting on zoom.

4th week: full attendance & performance!

***if fewer than 10 actors signed up, we’ll do a different play, TBD

One of many alumni of the Young People’s Theater Arts Workshops who have gone on to pursue a career in theater and/or film, Lillian Meredith returned for a fifth year as the Shakespeare workshop instructor and director this summer. A New York City-based theater artist focused primarily on developing site-responsive plays, Lillian’s recent credits include Soho Rep, 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. She 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. Lillian is also a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, and the inaugural Clubbed Thumb Director’s Fellowship, as well as an alumna of Vassar College, National Theater Institute, and the West Kortright Centre.

Stephen Bennett has been writing music for theater for ten years, beginning while he was still training and working as an actor. In 2013, he produced a musical take on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, called What You Will. He has written music for works including Highly Impractical Theatre’s Three Sisters, Linked Dance Theatre’s Freaks Don’t Cry, several productions with This is Not a Theatre Company, as well as Dominic Finocchiaro’s brut. He has composed and music directed for the West Kortright Centre’s Shakespeare in the Valley program since 2017. Stephen recently earned his master’s degree at NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.