Shakespeare: Voice & Verse & Alexander Technique

Shakespeare: Voice & Verse & Alexander Technique
AT Motion Summer Intensive June 8-12, 2105 in NYC

Explore Shakespeare with two principal teachers of Voice, Acting, and Alexander Technique:

  • Unlock your authentic voice Allow language to reveal character, and let it live and breathe through you with ease and vitality
  • Discover how to build confidence by using verse to connect you to your emotions
  • Explore freedom of movement with grounded presence in your body and voice.

Prepare for an audition or build your technique:
This is a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of how to work. Refresh your favorite Shakespearean verse monologue or dare to explore a new one!

Based on her work with Tony-nominated Shakespeare director Tim Carroll, Miriam Silverman will lead verse exercises to break open and revitalize your monologues.
Using Alexander Technique, Margolis Method exercises and Rasaboxes, Belinda Mello will facilitate the embodiment of verse with attention to tension release and support.

We are limiting the class size to allow for individual attention - register early to reserve your place.

Class Schedule:
Monday, June 8th: 10AM-1PM
Tuesday, June 9th: 10AM-1PM
Thursday, June 11th: 10AM-1PM
Friday, June 12th: 10AM-4PM
Optional 1 hour private coaching can be scheduled separately

Class Registration: $375
AEA/Student Discount: $325
Includes a 25% discount on a private lesson/coaching with either Miriam or Belinda Class
Registration + private lesson: $450
AEA/Student Discount: $400

To Register,
1) E-mail: to reserve your spot and receive application information

Belinda Mello, is a senior level Alexander Technique teacher and movement specialist with over 25 years experience. She currently teaches at the Tom Todoroff Studio Conservatory, the SITI Conservatory, The Barrow Group and Brooklyn College/CUNY Theater Department where she has also taught Acting, Movement and Mask. She has been a guest teaching artist at the Ted Bardy Studio, Muhlenberg College, The Actor’s Movement Studio, the New Actor’s Workshop and has worked on theater productions with The Women’s Project, Prospect Theater Company Dark Nights. and others. Belinda has performed in the USA and Europe, and was both a director and actor in the Peculiar Works Obie Award-winning production. She co-produces the annual Freedom to Act Conference in NYC and teaches at the Alexander Residential Workshops in Spokane and Columbus. Belinda is a graduate of the MFA directing program at Brooklyn College/CUNY and is a member of the Margolis Method professor certification group. In her early performance experience she was fortunate to work with Anne Bogart, Tony Kushner, Wendy Woodson and Eva Dean. She has been tutored in mask by Per Brahe and in Rasaboxes with Paula Murray Cole. She draws on her background in movement and theater for her weekly classes for actors, and in her presentation

Miriam Silverman is a graduate of the Brown/Trinity MFA program and has performed Off-Broadway and regionally at theaters including The Public, EST, Red Bull, Rattlestick, page73, Ripe Time, The Guthrie, Arena Stage, Berkshire Theatre Festival, The Folger,Trinity Rep and in numerous productions at the Shakespeare Theatre in DC where Miriam is an Affiliated Artist. Most recently in NY, Miriam earned a Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Actress for her performance in Finks at Ensemble Studio Theater. Miriam currently teaches Acting at Marymount Manhattan College and Voice and Speech at both NYU’s graduate acting program and the Tom Todoroff Conservatory. Past teaching credits include Brooklyn College, HB Studio, NYCDA, PPAS, and Master Classes in Verse and Shakespeare for Red Bull, The Factory, The Shakespeare Theatre and The University of Iowa. Miriam received a 2011 TCG Fox Fellowship for Extraordinary Potential to further explore the relationship between voice and verse. During her Fellowship, Miriam studied with the Roy Hart Theater in France, Tim Carroll and the Factory in London, Patsy Rodenburg and Catherine Fitzmaurice, among others. Miriam co-founded the NYC based branch of The Factory with Tim Carroll, and helped lead workshops for a rotating group of actors from 2010-2013. Miriam is a member of The Actor’s Center Workshop Company.