Kevin Asselin on: "Thinking Shakespeare"
- Tuesday, November 30, 2021 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
- Black Box Theater
De-code and embody Shakespeare's language through an engaging and playful set of exercises designed to lessen the anxiety or unfamiliarity one may feel when building a character and participating in Shakespearean scene study.
Prior to the event, please read through/familiarize yourself with Richard III's monologue - "Now is the winter of our discontent......" (this will be sent when you RSVP).
Kevin Asselin is currently the Executive Artistic Director of Montana Shakespeare where he provides both financial and artistic oversight of all programing. Prior to assuming his current position, Kevin worked with MSIP for 13 seasons as an actor, fight director, and director. With MSIP he has directed productions of As You Like It, The Taming of the Shrew, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Othello, Henry IV Part 1, Cymbeline, The Merchant of Venice, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Man of La Mancha and The Robben Island Bible among others. A proud member of Actors Equity his Chicago acting credits include several productions with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Writers Theater, Goodman Theater, Steppenwolf Theatre, Defiant Theatre, Famous Door, Shakespeare on the Green, Chicago Symphony and others. Regional credits include 10 seasons with Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival, Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Parks, Illinois Repertory Theater, Papermill Theater, Plymouth Repertory, Struthers Library and others. A two-time Joseph Jefferson nominated fight director, he has been a Resident Fight Director with The American Players Theatre, The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival, Theatre OCU-at Oklahoma City University and holds actor combatant certifications with the Fight Directors of Canada and the Society of American Fight Directors. Additionally, Kevin was an Associate Professor of Movement and Acting at Oklahoma City University and has worked as a Guest Artist with Plymouth State University, Ball State, Kenyon College, University of Notre Dame, University of Illinois, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, American Players Theatre, and Interlochen Academy. Kevin holds an MFA in Acting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a BS in Music and Theatre from Plymouth State University.
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- In order to receive ChampChange points and/or HONR 202 credit, you must be scanned into the event using the Corq app
- RSVPing does NOT mean that you will automatically be able to attend.
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