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Open to the General Public

Delving Into Shakespeare’s World

Class Date(s):

Tue, November 17, 2020 6:30 pm

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Sat, November 21, 2020 12:00 pm

Moderated by: Armin Shimerman
Class Fee: $18
Maximum Class Capacity: 95 students
A follow up offering to his popular masterclass “Shakespeare’s Rhetoric,” join Professor Armin Shimerman (USC School of Dramatic Arts) for a deeper exploration into the history and social norms imperative to understanding Shakespeare’s writings.  
This Masterclass is intended for actors, directors, students, theater-lovers, and anyone who has ever wanted to learn more about Shakespeare. This class is a  supplemental offering to “Shakespeare’s Rhetoric.” Previous class attendance is not required.


Times listed are Pacific Standard Time.

Armin Shimerman

Co-Director of Measure for Measure, The Crucible, and Shakespeare teacher at Antaeus. He is a highly regarded actor and is best known to television audiences as Quark, on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He portrayed Leo Tolstoy in Discord for both the Noho Arts Theater and the Geffen Theater. Broadway:Threepenny OperaSt. JoanI Remember Mama, and Broadway.  Selected Regional Theater: King Lear (Fool), Road to Mecca (Marius),The Seafarer (Blind Irishman -San Diego Critics Circle Award for Best Actor: San Diego Repertory); Richard III, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Merry Wives of Windsor (The Old Globe);Henry V (American Shakespeare Festival); HoagyBixWolfgang Beethoven Bunkhouse (Indiana Repertory Theatre); Threepenny OperaCamilleWild Oats (Guthrie Theatre).  Selected LA Theater – Birthday Party (LA Drama Critics Circle nomination – Lead Performance: The Matrix Theatre); HamletAs You Like It (Theatricum Botanicum); MisallianceJuno and the Paycock (with his wife, Kitty Swink), Standup Shakespeare (Odyssey Theatre); Richard II (Mark Taper Forum).  At ANTAEUS:  The Seagull, Macbeth, and many Classic Fests.  TV: 80 different Guest Star roles, including Antaeus the Nox on Stargate, Principal Snyder on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Judge Hooper on Boston Legal, and recently on CSI, Castle, and Franklin and Bash. As a voice-over artist, he was the long running voice of General Skarr on three different animated shows. In the field of video games, he has participated in over two dozen, acclaimed for his voicing of Dr. Nefarious in the Ratchet and Clank franchise as well as Andrew Ryan in the Bioshock  series.

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