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Berkeley Rep School of Theatre: Free Virtual Winter Class Sampler

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Saturday, January 16, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please register for this free event by 5pm Friday 1/15

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Join us for an exciting afternoon spent sampling the wide variety of online programming offered at the Berkeley Rep School of Theatre!
About this Event
Get a sneak peek at the many online classes The School of Theatre has to offer this Winter beginning in January 2021! This virtual event will get you excited about reinvesting in yourself and your art in the new year.

The Virtual Winter Sampler is FREE and open to creatives at all levels. Upon signing up, you will receive Zoom link information and details on what to expect at the event. We can’t wait to see you there!

Virtual Winter Sampler Schedule:
Saturday, January 16th 2021
1:00-2:00pm PST – Voice for Performance: On the Stage and in Daily Life and Acting with William Hodgson

2:00-3:00pm PST – Genre Dialect Work for Improvisors and Actors: French and German and Improvisation with Rebecca Castelli

On the Instructors:

William Thomas Hodgson’s regional credits include Romeo (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), It Can’t Happen Here (Berkeley Rep), Calligraphy (TheatreWorks), Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame (La Jolla Playhouse), An Octoroon (Mixed Blood Theatre), Trufaldino Says No (Shotgun Players), Seussical the Musical (Berkeley Playhouse), and I Am My Own Wife (Oakland Theater Project). He received his MFA from UC San Diego, and he is co-artistic director of the Oakland Theater Project. He has taught for Berkeley Rep School of Theatre, Berkeley Playhouse, ACT, UCSD, OSF, Park Day Middle School, Chatauqua Center, Roads Scholars, and more.

Rebecca Castelli holds a BA in voice and theatre and an MFA in acting. Previously from Seattle, she won a Seattle Times Footlight Award for her role of Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance, and also had the honor of acting with Tony award-winning actress Judy Kaye in Gypsy at 5th Avenue Musical Theatre Company. She was a company member of the Marin-based Porchlight Theatre Company for five years and had leads in many of their mainstage productions, including Chekhov’s Three Sisters and Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband. Locally, Rebecca has also acted with Shotgun Players and Cinnabar Theater Company. She dialect coaches for various Bay Area theatres, including Shotgun Players, Theatre Rhinoceros, Town Hall Theatre Company, Mendocino Theatre Company, Virago Theatre Company, and Ross Valley Players. She is a founding member of The Incidentalists, a long-form improvisational group based in Oakland.

More on all online classes here: https://www.berkeleyrep.org/school/training.asp

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Event Details


Cost: FREE*
*Please register for this free event by 5pm Friday 1/15
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Online, Theater & Performance
Venue: ZOOM
Address: Online

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