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1  TPS Message Boards (requires ID & Password to post) / Employment / Seattle Shakespeare Company seeks part-time Associate Technical Director on: September 28, 2017, 01:03:44 PM
Seattle Shakespeare Company seeks an Associate Technical Director to work in partnership with Artistic Director and Production Manager in implementing Seattle Shakespeare Company’s productions. Primary responsibilities include supervising load-in and strike; providing technical support to producers, directors and designers; overseeing budgets; and serving as a liaison with the Technical Directors at performance venues.

Application deadline: October 6, 2017. For more information and how to apply: http://www.seattleshakespeare.org/job/associate-technical-director/
2  TPS Message Boards (requires ID & Password to post) / Classes & Workshops / Helping veterans heal with Shakespeare Workshop on: May 12, 2017, 02:01:27 PM
Helping veterans heal with Shakespeare Workshop

•   Sat, Jun 10, 2017 9am -  6pm
•   Sun, Jun 11, 2017 9am - 5pm

Feast of Crispian will hold a West Coast introductory training in the hope of inspiring other theater practitioners to create programs in their communities that support underserved populations in pursuit of Post Traumatic Growth! We also hope to inspire counselors and clinicians to seek out arts organizations that can offer their patients a home for their creative expression. Cutting edge neuroscience suggests that the arts are essential in supporting a healing path out of what can be an endless loop of traumatic activation or the numbness of disassociation.

Feast of Crispian, Inc. (FoC) has been working with veterans with PTSD and reintegration challenges for nearly five years and has had national recognition based on the positive effects for our participants. Our Acting Shakespeare intensives have seen hundreds of veterans explore and express their emotional selves, discover their voice, reconnect with the sense of camaraderie that they miss from the military, and begin the process of knowing, “who am I now”?

The rhymes, rhythms and rich metaphors of Shakespeare’s poetry work in unique ways in the brain. PTSD can disconnect the brain’s communication with itself and Shakespeare can help reconnect those lines of communication.

 This 14-hour training will give participants:
- A foundational understanding of the philosophy and theories behind theater as a trauma intervention, including an introduction to related recent neuroscience.
-  Techniques that allow participants to successfully act scenes from Shakespeare immediately.
- Simple acting exercises that help participants experience, and pay attention to, manageable emotional activation.

Theater Puget Sound - Seattle Center House
Saturday, June 10th, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday,   June 11th, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Enrollment fee: pay as you can Sign up at www.feastofcrispian.org/events.
3  TPS Message Boards (requires ID & Password to post) / Employment / Seeking Production Manager - Seattle Shakespeare Company on: June 23, 2015, 11:12:43 AM
Seattle Shakespeare Company is looking for a Production Manager that works to ensure the success and efficient operations of the company's production efforts.  This position provides vital support for the Artistic Director and the production department, working closely with the Technical Director. 

For more on Seattle Shakespeare Company and the position, please see our website at http://www.seattleshakespeare.org/seeking-production-manager/
4  TPS Message Boards (requires ID & Password to post) / Classes & Workshops / Classical Actor Continuing Education at Seattle Shakespeare Company on: October 15, 2008, 09:47:05 AM
Classical Actor Continuing Education at Seattle Shakespeare Company
Join us for a series of skill enhancement classes utilizing Shakespeare’s text.

FALL
Breathe Life Into the Words
The Breath and Embodying Shakespeare’s Text
Taught by Linklater designated instructor and Seattle Shakespeare Company Voice and Text Director, Kimberly White

The Shakespeare’s language demands that we access our full humanity in order to bring his characters and stories to life.  A responsive and free breath is essential to this process.  It is the key to creativity, emotion, imagination and impulse.

Based in the Linklater technique, this clinic for working actors focuses on the process of connecting the actor to his or her authentic voice through freeing the breath while speaking Shakespeare’s text.  Utilizing individual and group work, participants will learn techniques to develop a fully responsive voice and body for Shakespeare’s language.

Please be prepared with a piece of Shakespeare text that you are passionate about regardless of whether it is age or gender appropriate.  Wear loose clothing and layers.

Dates:  Mondays, Oct. 27, Nov. 3 & 10, 2008   
Time:   6:30-9:30PM
Location:  To be announced
Cost:  Participants - $135


WINTER
Rhetoric
The Art of Persuation
Taught by Julliard-trained instructor and actor Richard Ziman
 
The use of rhetoric in Shakespeare comes from the oral tradition of persuasion, a tradition not well-used in our modern times full of sound bytes. By revealing the underlying rhetorical structure to Shakespeare's text, the actor is led down the corridors of figures of speech, the powers of persuasion, and the passion and rhythm inherent in the language. As a tool, rhetoric is used to unlock the meanings of the speech in order to give the classical actor clarity and choices to use on stage.

This clinic will give working actors the tools to recognize and use rhetoric to infuse their work with passion and clarity.
 
Dates:  Mondays, March 16, 23, 30      
Time:   6:30-9:30PM
Location:  TBA
Cost:  $135


Registration and Payment
Registration and pre-payment required.  To register, please call the Seattle Shakespeare Company Education office at 206-733-8228 x212 or email education@seattleshakespeare.org.

About the Instructors
Kimberly White has been Text/Voice Director with SSC for the past four seasons. She has worked with Shakespeare's plays in many capacities over the past 25 years. Credits include Shakespeare & Company (Lenox, Mass.), Maryland, Lake Tahoe & Sun Valley Shakespeare Festivals, Harvard University, Univ. of WA., & University of BC. Kimberly is a Designated Linklater Voice Teacher.

Richard Ziman
Richard Ziman is a Julliard-trained local artist who has appeared in production at Seattle Shakespeare Company, ACT Theatre, and Intiman. His Broadway appearances include Henry IV, Not About Nightingales (also world premiere at the Royal National Theater of Great Britain), Epic Proportions, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, and Lost in Yonkers. Off-Broadway:  New York Shakespeare Festival (Twelfth Night, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Julius Caesar, Kit Marlowe, and The Normal Heart ) Manhattan Theater Club (Polish Joke). His film credits include Clockers, Death to Smoochy, Private Parts, The Chosen, and Unholy.  His work as a director has been seen recently at 14/48, the Icicle Creek Theatre Festival in Leavenworth and Seattle, and Circus Theatricals in L.A.

5  TPS Message Boards (requires ID & Password to post) / Employment / JOB: Development Manager - Seattle Shakespeare Company on: July 21, 2008, 10:21:06 AM
Seattle Shakespeare Company seeks a Development Manager who will be responsible for the cultivation and development of contributed revenue sources. The Development Manager devises and implements fundraising efforts including grant writing, individual giving, pledge tracking, data entry, special events management and sponsorships. The Development Manager must be a creative, passionate, and skillful advocate for Seattle Shakespeare Company.

For full job description and how to apply go to www.seattleshakespeare.org/jobs
6  TPS Message Boards (requires ID & Password to post) / Employment / JOB: Education Assistant - Seattle Shakespeare Company on: July 21, 2008, 10:20:27 AM
Seattle Shakespeare Company seeks an Education Assistant to provide support to all functions of the Education Department at Seattle Shakespeare Company, with the potential for taking the lead on programs as they grow.  We are looking for someone who can format, expand and maintain the education database, and facilitate the booking and management of student matinees.  In addition providing assistance for outreach residencies, workshops, and touring performances will be part of the responsibilities of the education associate.  Opportunities for teaching and learning in the summer Camp Bill sessions and Classical Actor Training for students of all ages will be offered when skills match curriculum demands.

We expect this position to grow with the Education Programs.  For more information and how to apply go to www.seattleshakespeare.org/jobs
7  TPS Message Boards (requires ID & Password to post) / Employment / JOB: Graphics and Marketing Assistant - Seattle Shakespeare Company on: July 21, 2008, 10:18:40 AM
Seattle Shakespeare Company seeks a Graphics and Marketing Assistant to be responsible for aiding in the development and implementation of marketing plans for the organization.  Product areas include: indoor subscription and single ticket sales, outdoor free summer productions in the parks, state-wide touring productions, education programs that include adult and student classes, workshops, residencies, school matinees, and youth summer camps, as well as support for fundraising efforts. The Marketing Assistant must be a creative, organized and skillful representative and advocate for Seattle Shakespeare Company.

For more information and how to apply go to www.seattleshakespeare.org/jobs
8  TPS Message Boards (requires ID & Password to post) / Employment / ASMs and PAs needed for Wooden O park shows on: May 27, 2008, 12:19:27 PM
Seattle Shakespeare Company’s Wooden O Productions is seeking Assistant Stage Managers/Production Assistants for its 2008 season of Shakespeare in the parks. The productions this summer are Romeo and Juliet directed by George Mount and A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Vanessa Miller.

ASM/PA’s will assist the Stage Manager with running/organizing daily rehearsals and performances with duties assigned by the Stage Manager.

Interested candidates should have experience/training in professional/semi-professional technical theatre and a knowledge of how such productions are run.  Prior experience/training in Stage Management preferred.  Recent graduates of professional training programs also encouraged to apply.

Rehearsals for both shows begin June 2 and performances are July 10-August 3.  In addition, A Midsummer Night’s Dream will perform in Walla Walla, WA for the week of August 5-11.

Local performance schedule is on line at http://www.seattleshakespeare.org/WoodenO/2008summer.asp

Rehearsals are Monday – Thursday evenings and weekend afternoons. Rehearsals are on Mercer Island.

Positions are paid.  Extra compensation for the Walla Walla performances.

Please contact George Mount at george@woodeno.org with questions or to express interest.
9  TPS Message Boards (requires ID & Password to post) / Project Promotion / 2 for 1 tickets to The Winter's Tale on: October 24, 2006, 04:12:57 PM
2 for 1 ticket discount to "The Winter's Tale"
at Seattle Shakespeare Company
Thursday, October 26 at 7:30PM.
 
Call the box office (206-733-8222) to reserve your seats today.
10  TPS Message Boards (requires ID & Password to post) / Project Promotion / 2 for 1 discount to Much Ado About Nothing at Seattle Shakespeare Company on: June 15, 2006, 01:06:27 PM
2 for 1 ticket discount to "Much Ado About Nothing"
at Seattle Shakespeare Company
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Don’t miss this wonderful production that the Seattle Weekly called “DELICIOUS TO WATCH” 
“EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN A ROMANTIC COMEDY" - Seattle PI. 
“ENORMOUS FUN… A gratifying climax to Seattle Shakespeare’s 2005-2006 season,” - Seattle Times.

 
Call the box office (206-733-8222) to reserve your seats today.
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11  TPS Message Boards (requires ID & Password to post) / Classes & Workshops / May 13 Shakespeare Saturday - Voice & Text class on: April 12, 2006, 03:27:24 PM
A Voice and Text Class Offered by Seattle Shakespeare Company
Shakespeare Saturdays
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Where:   Conference Room at Center House Theatre at Seattle Center, Lower Level
   
When:   Saturday, May 13
              10AM -12Noon
   
Cost:   $10 per class

Description:   Seattle Shakespeare Company offers a new Workshop/Lab that will explore speaking/acting Shakespeare.  These sessions re designed to give actors (and aspiring actors) a deeper connection to language through vocal and physical exploration.  Participants will investigate and practice language based tools that elevate passion, power and clarity in the text and character.

Short texts will be available.  Participants can bring their own.  Space is limited; sign up early.

Instructor:   Kimberly White is the Voice and Text Director for Seattle Shakespeare Company.  She has worked with Shakespeare’s text for the past 20 years as coach, teacher, director, and producer. She has taught and coached for the Professional Actor Training Program at the University of Washington, Freehold, University of British Columbia, Otterbein College, and the Korean University of the Arts. She has been a faculty member with Shakespeare and Company (Lenox, Mass.) for eleven years and worked as “Lamentation Coach” for their ground-breaking production of Richard III. Kimberly has also worked with Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival; Seattle Children’s Theatre and served as co-director of the local innovative youth program, Young Shakespeare Workshop. Kimberly is a designated Linklater voice teacher.

Contact:   Kimberly White, kimberlyw@seattleshakespeare.org

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