Friday, October 19
2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Room 322, Schwartz Center
Interested theatre students are invited to attend a workshop with Kathryn Pogson and Shea Kelly, representatives from Fordham University's London Dramatic Academy.
LDA is the oldest study abroad program in London and is a vigorous conservatory training academy based on the traditions and expertise that have given British Drama Schools their acclaimed worldwide reputation.
Taught by working professionals who are passionate about teaching. Small classes developing the body, voice, and mind. Learning to think like an actor and leaving with useful tools for the trade. The work is rigorous, demanding, and focused. Ranging from Shakespeare to contemporary text. Alexander Technique to Physical Theatre. Voice, Speech and Dialect, Stage Combat, Period Dance, Movement to challenge your body and Dramatic Criticism and Space/Place/Text to sharpen your mind. The London Theatre cornucopia is on your comfortable central accommodation doorstep. Twelve theatre visits, including Stratford, and guided walks to introduce you to this extraordinary world city. You will leave changed. Better equipped for a life in the theatre or the theatre of life. Come play.
About the representatives:
Kathryn Pogson (program director) is an actress whose work is seen in many venues throughout the world – from Community Theatre to the Royal Court and classical leading roles at the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Globe. Kathryn has just finished a World Tour playing in Antigone directed by Ivo Van Hove. Kathryn is an OBIE award winner for her portrayal of Lemon in Aunt Dan and Lemon at the Public Theatre NY. Her film work includes Brazil, Company of Wolves, Millions, and Breakfast on Pluto, and a short film about to be released later this year in which she plays the title role of Maude. At present, she is filming a new TV series for Sky with Mark Strong.
Shea Kelly is a New York–based actress, as well as an alumnus of Fordham and the London Dramatic Academy. She has performed at La Mama, Primary Stages, The Drama League, The Drilling Company, Shakespeare & Company, and Berkshire Theatre Group. TV/Film credits include recurring on the Tonight Show and the short “Embezzlers,” which she co-wrote and produced. Visit sheakelly.net for more info.